ARTIST INSTRUCTOR: FRANK HOLTE
July 3 - 7 or July 10 - 14
Both courses are currently full. A waitlist is available.
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.
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.
This course can be taken as part of the
This certificate is given when completing
5 summer courses of your choice.
Total cost $2500 - a savings of $95 - $125 per course.
Cost: $ 630 (includes materials)
Monday to Friday, 9:00 am to 5:00 pm
Location: Desmond Heeley Studio,
163 King Street
Stratford N5A 4S2
Target enrolment: 6 students
For more information contact:
Susan Starkweather, Program Advisor