Public Art Law: From Bronze Sculptures To Murals

WHAT: You have just been awarded a commission to create a bronze sculpture or a mural. Now what? An attorney, a foundry owner knowledgeable in bronze sculptures, and a muralist will discuss the legal issues and the nuts and bolts steps necessary for the artist? successful completion of the project.

Guest Speakers: Louis E. Greenwald, Esq., Sandy Decker, owner of Decker Studios, and Emily Winters, Muralist.

WHEN: Thursday, June 7th, 2007

TIME: Check-In begins: 6:45pm, workshop is from 7:00pm 8:30pm

WHERE: SPARC (Social and Public Art Resource Center) 685 Venice Blvd, Venice, CA 90291

TO REGISTER: Call California Lawyers for the Arts at (310) 998-5590, Email us at: (please include your contact information). Please register at least 24 hours in advance so we can expect you! Limited space available.



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and the Hammer Museum

Ron Young 2007 Workshops

Bronze, Brass, and Copper Patina Workshop: This workshop will cover all patina techniques - traditional and new for bronze, brass, and copper including hot, cold, buried, wrapped, fumed, and paste. Also, how to incorporate mica powders, pigments, and oxides into your finishes and patinas. Surface preparations, tools, safety procedures, clear coatings, waxes, leafing, and maintenance techniques will be taught. New patina techniques using dyes, dye-oxides, and metal coatings will be covered as well. Some hands on also.

April 28th and 29th, 2007

Iron, Steel, and Aluminum Patina and Finishing Workshop: Ron Young, author of Contemporary Patination and Methods For Modern Sculptors, has been working as an artist, teacher and lecturer for over 30 years. Ron is well known for his work with non-ferrous (bronze, brass, and copper) metals and patinas; he has been researching and applying this knowledge to patinas and finishes for ferrous metals (iron, steel, and aluminum). The information he has found about these patinas and finishes will be taught at the workshop. Learn the latest techniques for achieving beautiful finishes. All aspects of patinas and finishes for Iron, Steel and Aluminum will be covered, both hot and cold techniques. Ron will also show the liquid metal coatings, leafing, solvent dyes, water base dye oxides, mica powders, surface preparation, safety procedures, protective coatings, waxes, tools, and everything else you can think of (about patinas) will be explained. Some hands on also.

May 19th and 20th , 2007

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