Learn to design, carve, cut, weld, and file away wax to expose your model that can be used in the metal casting process.
None, but access to casting is recommended. The casting or molding of finished wax is not included in this class.
Ages 14 and up are welcome.
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Jody Lyle is a goldsmith with more than 25 years' experience designing and making jewelry. She graduated from the University of North Texas where she studied with Harlan Butt. She has continued her education through classes with masters, apprenticeships, trade-school training, skill-building classes, and lots of bench time. She believes in learning by doing, listening to others’ experiences, and looking at how things are made around you. Her main focus right now is wax carving, fabrication, chasing, and repoussé. She works mostly with silver, gold, steel, rock, and semi-precious and precious stones to create fun and beautiful pieces to be worn and enjoyed. Her work can be seen on Instagram @movingmetals and Flickr