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Registration opens AUGUST 21, 2020 AT 11:00 AM EDT for Victoria’s New Online Classes and WOrkshops.
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Victoria is offering 60% off scholarship opportunities for her new online classes to those in underserved communities. To apply, please email with the title of the desired class, a brief description with 1-2 photos of your work, and a little about yourself. Please be aware that any technical prerequisites required for the online classes are still applicable.
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Upcoming Online Classes & Workshops
All classes will be held on Zoom.
Students will have access to demonstration videos and class recordings for 60 days after the final class.
New to Zoom? Watch the video at the top of this page to learn how (and have a good laugh).
About this class: Say goodbye to safe, flat filigree, and take yours to new levels of complexity. Learn how Victoria designs and forms her complex filigree structures. Begin with a no fail method for dimensional filigree and move on to the complex forms you dream of making. Get help with designing, soldering, and forming to bring your ideas to life in a limited size Zoom classroom.
THIS CLASS WILL MEET FOR 4 SESSIONS:
FRIDAYS, 3:00 PM – 4:30 PM EDT
SEPTEMBER 11 – OCTOBER 2, 2020
Registration ends September 11, 2020
You asked for it, you got it – Live Class Support Time for my Russian Filigree DVD/video
Whether you are completely new to Russian Filigree, or you need a refresher in order to take more advanced classes in the future, my new live online time is an add-on support class, tailored to work in conjunction with my Russian Filigree DVD/video. The session will feature brief demos to answer your questions, give you the sense of classroom community, and provide a little structure to help get you motivated toward completing the video’s 5 filigree projects.
This class will meet for 2 sessions
Thursday October 8 & Thursday, October 15, 2020
3:00-4:30 PM Eastern Time
Registration ends September 30, 2020
1-to-1 Soldering and Bench Support Coaching
Scared of Melting Your Work?
Things not quite getting soldered or fused?
Not sure if your flame is right?
Want Victoria to magically appear at your bench to help you with soldering, fusing, or other metal technical issues? If you’ve got a device with a camera and an internet connection, we can make this happen.
Scheduled time will be determined after registration
Sold in individual, 45 minute sessions
CAN I SELL WORK CREATED IN THIS CLASS?
The class projects are designed to teach techniques and develop your skills that you may take these ideas, run with them, and fulfill your creative dreams. Victoria Lansford retains copyright of the project designs, and all associated images, and video by her or in association with a class hosting organization. Students’ work that is significantly similar in design (not technique) to the class projects should not be exhibited, sold or reproduced as original work by the student. They can however be given to friends or family or shown as part of the student’s portfolio. Class projects that have been substantially expanded upon or changed in design may be exhibited, sold or reproduced as original work by the student. It is advised and best practice to credit Victoria Lansford when sharing any work derived from this class, Victoria’s videos and books, or her website.
What Others Have to Say about Victoria’s Workshops:
A self-contained, big city, symphony orchestra
Alfred K. Butler, Horologist
“I purchased the video two nights ago and the Vimeo check out worked flawlessly.”
I purchased the video two nights ago and the Vimeo check out worked flawlessly. The big bonus for me was that it allowed me to pay in Canadian dollars and the exchange rate that the system charged was totally reasonable. I have briefly perused the video and am looking forward to a detailed viewing this weekend.
Milt Fischbein Metal Arts
“Victoria is a true artist and shares her gift teaching with patience, passion, good humor, and enthusiasm…”
I just spent the most wonderful week-end with one of the best teachers that I have ever had the pleasure of learning from. Victoria is a true artist and shares her gift teaching with patience, passion, good humor, and enthusiasm...she has an infectious laugh, and you can't help laughing with her while she encourages you to achieve levels of skill that you didn't know you had. 11 other jewelry students and myself came into her workshop on Saturday having never picked up a hammer to do repousse ever before and all learned more from her in this one weekend than we thought possible. She spent time with each of us, pointing out better ways to solve whatever problems that we were having pushing the metal around to make it do our bidding. Victoria, I can't wait until you come back to us!
Her workshops are presented in a clear and engaging manner that is both highly informative and entertaining. As students, our skill-set was dramatically improved during the course of a workshop. We were able to put the techniques we learned to immediate use, and made the cost of the workshop back on the first piece we sold.
“In Japan, Victoria would be considered a national treasure…”
Victoria teaches techniques used for millennia to create many of the great works of art one can see in museums. Though these techniques had fallen into disuse due to their labor intensive nature, Victoria has found many tricks that streamline and improve the processes, and she uses them to make strikingly contemporary pieces rooted in the ancient world.
One will never go into a hardware store with the same mind set again. Students are given a series of challenges and opportunities to grow their own inner voices and are encouraged to create works unique to them, at their levels of ability.
The number of places one can learn these skills in the US can be counted conveniently on one's thumbs. In Japan, Victoria would be considered a national treasure, and she would be funded to pass these skills on to the next generation.
Al Boyers, Metalsmith