Private Intermediate Wire Wrapping Lessons: Weaves with Heather Rivera
This is an in-depth course that duplicates everything students learn in the group class with one main difference: Heather will cater everything to your learning style and you will have access to her one-on-one instruction the whole time! Private lessons are held in one of the gallery classrooms and it can be scheduled whenever it works for you!
Weaves with Heather Rivera is an in-depth, four week course that will provide you with a thorough understanding of intermediate wire wrapping weaves.
Wire Wrapping: Mastering the Basics or equivalent experience. If you don't have the experience and are not able to take the prerequisite class, but would still like to enroll in Weaves, you may schedule a private lesson with Heather to learn the necessary beginner techniques.
In this course, you will learn:
- Block weaves
- Continuous block
- Zig Zag
- Block Starburst
- Single coil
- Double coil
- Finished double coil
- Triple coil
- Texture patterns
- Basket weave
- Inlay weave
- Lattice weave
- How to integrate weaves into projects
- How to oxidize different metals
- cuff bracelets
- open bangle bracelets
You will need:
- Project materials kit (included with the cost of enrollment)
- Tools (you are welcome to use the class tools provided or to bring your own)
- Chain nose pliers (two pairs)
- Round nose pliers
- Flush cutters (snips)
- Bail making pliers
- Ring mandrel
- Interchangeable mandrels
- Metal jewelry file
- Bead mat
- Ring clamp
- Coiling Gizmo
- The desire to have a spectacular time taking your wire wrapping to the next level!
Minimum enrollment: 4 (the course will be canceled if this is not met)
Maximum enrollment: 8
Sign up online, in person at the gallery, or by calling the gallery at 239.540.5789. Heather will contact you personally after you enroll to schedule your first private lesson!