Introducing Jen Cushman! One of Prima Art Venture by Gather teachers.

Introducing Jen Cushman! One of Prima Marketing Inc. Prima Art Venture by Gather teachers. Jen Cushman have been doing mixed media art for 20 years. She is well known for her quirky, artsy and authentic designs. You are going to learn to make a two gorgeous necklaces that look like they could come from the trendiest of Les Puces Marche! Don't miss out on her interview or class!! Please click "GET REMINDER" so you don't miss this chat. Event information can be found at gather.charitywings.org . Special swag bag worth $150-$200 for the first 250 sign ups and payments plans are available! Think Gifts 🙂

Posted by Charity Wings Art Center on Wednesday, December 9, 2020

Mechanicals –FUNky Junque necklaces With Jen Cushman

Teacher Bio

Look like you’re leisurely strolling about Paris flea markets in search of cool found objects for your mixed-media jewelry projects BUT, in reality, you know you’re staying home during the pandemic and making some really FUN wearable art that looks like it could have come from the trendiest of Les Puces Marche! In this workshop we will turn Finnabair’s Mechanicals into cool metal charms to create lovely layered necklaces. The generous kit will allow you to create not one, but two necklaces in junque drawer style.

We’ll also be using the Frank Garcia’s Luxembourg hardware along with Prima Modeling Material to make beautiful vintage hardware castings from lightweight air dry clay. These statement necklaces look like they weigh a ton, but they’re really light and easy to wear thanks to the art material. Instruction includes how to paint and faux finish the castings to mimic real metal hardware. We will talk about how to properly design statement jewelry and how to do the jump ring attachments properly so the necklaces lay well and fit comfortably.  Basic wireworking will be taught as well.

 Note: Some prep work to the charms is necessary before class day in order to show up prepared and ready to create. This mostly includes punching holes into the metal charms beforehand, but more easy and detailed instructions on how to do this will be emailed to students before class.

Included Supplies:

This class includes a class kit. (Minimum retail value $50)
An Instant Download PDF Supply List is proved for you after checkout.

Some of The Included Supplies in This Class Kit Are:
  • Modeling Material
  • Memory Hardware Moulds
  • Mechanicals- Gears
  • Mechanicals – Winged
  • Mechanicals – Rustic Washers
  • Mechanicals – Tin Hearts
  • Mechanicals – Clock

A more complete list of supplies is provided in our included class supply list.

Choose your package to purchase Jen’s Class.

Starter Package

(3 classes)

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& a Swag Bag loaded
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$249

($30 shipping)

Basic Package

(6 classes)

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$449

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VIP Package

(12 classes)

All 12 Classes
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& a Swag Bag loaded
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$699

(Shipping Included!)