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Copper Tooling with Blair Thorson

Students will learn to imprint images onto copper and frame their artwork to come away with a finished, framed piece of art.

Grade Suitability:

6-8

Maximum Class Size:

20

Time Required:

2 hrs

Material Required:

Artist will provide all materials required

Material Cost:

$25 per student

Language of Instruction:

English

Communities:

All

Blair M Thorson

Blair is a self-directed artist who took his formal art education in grade school. He received art awards in grades 9 and 12 and has only expanded with his artistic passion through experimentation and perseverance.

Blair has participated in a cartooning mentoring program where he worked with a young artist to help him learn to expand his artistic talents.  He has also taught many children’s cartooning classes over the years and has had positive responses.

Blair was an editorial cartoonist for several newspapers in Northern British Columbia over a period of six years and has published a collection of those cartoons in a book called Highway Humour.

Contact: 867-633-3991

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