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PUBLIC ART LAW:
From Bronze Sculptures To Murals

WHAT: You have just been awarded a commission to create a bronze sculpture or a mural. Now what? An attorney, foundry owner knowledgeable in bronze sculptures and a muralist will discuss the legal issues and the nuts and bolts steps necessary for the artist’s successful completion of the project.

Guest Speakers: Louis E. Greenwald, Esq., Sandy Decker (Decker Studios- Fine Art Foundry Services), and Emily Winters, Muralist.

WHEN: Thursday, June 7th, 2007

TIME: Check-In Begins: 6:45pm, Workshop is from 7:00pm – 8:30pm

WHERE: SPARC (Social and Public Art Resource Center) 685 Venice Blvd, Venice, CA 90291

TO REGISTER: Call California Lawyers for the Arts at (310) 998-5590, Email us at: UserCLA@aol.com (please include your contact information). Please register at least 24 hours in advance so we can expect you! Limited space available.

ADMISSION: FREE!

SPONSORED BY:

                        
and the Hammer Museum

1641 18th Street, Santa Monica, CA 90404     Phone: (310) 998-5590     Fax: (310) 998-5594

Email: UserCLA@aol.com     Website: www.calawyersforthearts.org

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RON YOUNG • 2007• WORKSHOPS

North Hollywood , California • Decker Studios
Join us for a full two days of Patinas and Metal Finishes

Bronze, Brass, and Copper
Patina Workshop

This workshop will cover all patina techniques - traditional and new for bronze, brass, and copper including hot, cold, buried, wrapped, fumed, and paste. Also, how to incorporate mica powders, pigments, and oxides into your finishes and patinas. Surface preparations, tools, safety procedures, clear coatings, waxes, leafing, and maintenance techniques will be taught. New patina techniques using dyes, dye-oxides, and metal coatings will be covered as well. Some hands on also.

April 28th & 29th, 2007 – Held at Decker Studios, North Hollywood, California

 

Iron, Steel, and Aluminum
Patina & Finishing Workshop

Ron Young, author of Contemporary Patination & Methods For Modern Sculptors, has been working as an artist, teacher and lecturer for over 30 years. Ron is well known for his work with non-ferrous (bronze, brass, and copper) metals & patinas; he has been researching and applying this knowledge to patinas & finishes for ferrous metals (iron, steel, and aluminum.) The information he has found about these patinas and finishes will be taught at the workshop. Learn the latest techniques for achieving beautiful finishes.

Ron Young, author of Contemporary Patination & Methods For Modern Sculptors, has been working as an artist, teacher and lecturer for over 30 years. Ron is well known for his work with non-ferrous (bronze, brass, and copper) metals & patinas; he has been researching and applying this knowledge to patinas & finishes for ferrous metals (iron, steel, and aluminum.) The information he has found about these patinas and finishes will be taught at the workshop. Learn the latest techniques for achieving beautiful finishes. All aspects of patinas and finishes for Iron, Steel & Aluminum will be covered, both hot and cold techniques. Ron will also show the liquid metal coatings, leafing, solvent dyes, water base dye oxides, mica powders, surface preparation, safety procedures, protective coatings, waxes, tools, and everything else you can think of (about patinas) will be explained. Some hands on also.

The patinas & finishes taught in this workshop will be for Iron, Steel, and Aluminum only.

May 19th & 20th , 2007 – Held at Decker Studios, North Hollywood, California

 

Each two-day workshop is $300.00. 9AM to 4:30PM each day

For more information please contact us at
760-432-8242 • 800-728-5787 • Fax 760-741-1074 • e-mail – sculpt@cts.com

To register please complete the form below and send it with your check or credit card information to:
SCULPT NOUVEAU • PO Box 460459 • ESCONDIDO, CA 92046
Register on-line also at www.sculptnouveau.com

MS Word application download            Adobe PDF application download


Alison Saar "Swing Low: Harriet Tubman Memorial"

opens on Saturday, March 24, 2007 here at Decker Studios

March 24th saw the premiere of Alison Saar's Swing Low: Harriet Tubman Memorial. Her collection utilizes bronze casting (done by our studio) and prints to create several maquettes and tile pieces. The event included an opening exhibition followed by a reception.


 
 
 
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