WORKSHOPS AT THE BUNKER

We are so excited about our workshops at The Bunker. Our goals are to teach you new skills, introduce you to different forms of art and keep creativity flowing. Please read our workshop policy so you know what happens if we have to cancel a workshop or if you need to cancel. 

 
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Electroforming: Good Vibrations
SATURDAY JULY 28th 11-2PM

In this three-hour class you will discover the potential for producing lightweight metal creations and take away skills for high production in your art & jewelry design practice.  Class time will include the step-by-step process of electroforming organic and non-organic materials.  Time will be given to create and construct a ring or pendant.  Because of the length of time it takes to electroform a piece (approx. 6-8 hours) students can pick up their work 3-5 days after class.

3 Hour Workshop
Materials required: Gemstone, Bead or Cabachon (no larger than 1.5 inches)
where to buy materials
*All Electroforming Materials Provided (Chemistry, Copper Wire, Paint).
No experience necessary.  18 and over please.


Workshop Fee: $85.00
Minimum 4, Maximum 8

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Alternative Processes: Photography as Muse
SUNDAY AUGUST 19th 12-4PM

During this four-hour workshop, you will learn the process of creating photographic transfers, Historic photographic processes such as the Lumen print and the Cyanotype and have a great time playing with their many possibilities –from mixed-media wearable art, to embellishing metal, textiles and objects.  Allow photography to be your muse in the making and creating process!

4 Hour Workshop
Materials required: Sheet metal, fabric & photographs. 
where to buy materials.
No experience necessary.  18 and over please.

Workshop Fee: $80.00
Minimum 6, Maximum 10

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Mixed Media Painting Workshop
SATURDAY SEPTEMBER 8th 9AM-NOON

Come join us for some tea as we explore mixed media painting techniques.

We’ll provide a cradled wood panel, on which to create your painting (9x12 inches), as well as all necessary materials. If you have your own acrylic paint or some paint brushes you’d like to bring, please do, as well as any additional scrap paper to work with (there will be a box full to share!).

Also provided will be some printouts of vintage newsprint to incorporate into your painting if you choose (similar to the one pictured).

Instruction on how to build up a textured background using torn paper, acrylic paint and gel medium will be given, as well as guidance incorporating collage elements into the foreground. Hope to see you there!

3 Hour Workshop
No experience necessary. 
12 and over please.

Workshop Fee: $50
Minimum 4, Maximum 8

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Twisted Sister: Bending Metal! 
SUNDAY SEPTEMBER 16th 1-4PM

Like the 80s glam band, we’re going to twist it and garner serious cred with that metal! During this three-hour workshop, you will learn the basic principles of metal forming, hammering, and bending as well as texturing and filing techniques.

3 Hour Workshop
* Materials required: 24G Copper, 24G Sterling Silver or 26G Brass, 4mm Rivets. 
where to buy materials.
No experience necessary. 
18 and over please.

Workshop Fee: $65
Minimum 4, Maximum 10

By clicking the SIGN UP button you are agreeing with The Bunker SLO workshop policies.