ARTIST INSTRUCTOR: FRANK HOLTE
Session 3 – Five Day Course – August 29-September 2, 2022
Discover the excitement and satisfaction of crafting in metal in this intensive, one-week course. Explore how to manipulate steel by bending, welding and texturing it to give life to your creative expression.
Learn and expand on these behind-the-scenes skills used in building stage sets and props:
· Train in the safe and effective use of power tools and equipment;
· Explore the metal-working basics: welding, cutting, grinding, shaping and fitting;
· Practice and get creative with MIG welding;
· Discover Oxy-Acetylene gas brazing techniques; and
· Learn how to shape and hammer metal including using jigs and applying heat.
This is not a ticketed course. It is an artistic welding course meant to challenge students in the fascinating world of metalworking. All sessions of Artistic Welding cover the above techniques, enabling participants to heighten their skill levels with imaginative projects.
The low student-to-teacher ratio in each course ensures instruction is geared to the participant’s skill level and experience. Please indicate your related experience when you register.
Under guidance from Huron Perth Public Health, Off the Wall is requiring proof of vaccination for all students attending this course.
Participant are asked to let Frank know about a project they would like to create. This information will be required approximately three weeks prior to the start of the course.
Cost: $595 (includes materials) for the five day course.
Monday to Friday, 9:00 am to 5:00 pm
Location: Desmond Heeley Studio,
163 King Street
Stratford N5A 4S2
Target enrolment: 6 students