10/23: Botanical Resin Pendants

10/23: Botanical Resin Pendants

70.00

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Date: Wednesday - October 23rd, 2019: 6:00-8:00pm

Location: 416 E. State Street - Loading Dock

Time: 2 hour Workshop

Create 5 one-of-a-kind resin pendants with various dried flora and foliage, sourced from a local Fresh Cut Flower Farm, using a resin and mold technique.  Discover the beauty and simplicity of creating fine art jewelry inspired by the natural world. A fun, creative, carefree process that anyone can learn quickly especially with an educated instructor at hand. Each pendant is designed to your own taste - what flowers, how many, what colors, placement - that is all up to you. Have fun creating a unique accessory in such a memorable way. Snacks and beverages will be served!


In this workshop, we will:

  • learn about the resin and mold technique

  • explore the types of dried flowers provided 

  • learn basic art design theory to aid in the jewelry making process

  • create 5 clear resin botanical pendants, unique to each guest 

The following supplies are included:

  • Variety of Dried Flora & Foliage

  • Clippers/Scissors/Chopsticks

  • Glitter (for added color in resin)

  • Pendant Molds

  • Resin (Pouring cups & stir sticks)

  • 3 pieces of leather cut to length and wood beads for necklace (chain will be optional to purchase)

Experience:

  • Open to all levels including beginners

You will go home with:

  • After the pendants have cured properly in the mold for ample drying time, you get to take home a gorgeous one-of-a-kind botanical pendants handcrafted by you!

*** Resin take 2-3 days to cure. Students will plan to come back to Foundry to pick up the finished pieces or make arrangements to have shipped.

Please feel free in bring in some of your own decorations to put in the pendants.

Pendant molds vary but they all have holes in the design to feed through chain or leather

Instructor: Kalee Doeing is a local artist who has recently fallen in love with plants. She LOVES teaching about DIY gardening crafts. She fostered her love of art through grade school and even has a Bachelor of Fine Arts Degree with a concentration in Ceramic Arts from Wells College, Aurora NY. Her art has driven her to travel to interesting places like Alaska and Florence for study and internship."

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