Douglas Pryor
Sculpting, Raising, Chasing, and Repousse


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Local Sacramento Chasing Workshop!

  • Fe Gallery 1100 65th Street Sacramento, CA, 95819 United States (map)


October 14-15, 2017 (Saturday & Sunday) 8:30am-5:00pm

@ Fe Gallery, 1100 65th Street, Sacramento, CA 95819

Workshop Fee: $ 320.00 includes materials, and use of tooling.

All the tooling will be provided on site but you are of course welcome to bring your favorite chasing hammers/chisels if you have them but know that if you don't we've got you covered!

Facility and relevant tool use will be available. Not all tools at the facility are for class use but we'll have what you need!

Please bring safety gear, ear protection and protective eye wear is a must.

To Reserve your space contact:

Stephen Lyman: or (916) 456-4455

Join us in this comprehensive 2 day workshop where we'll be exploring the plasticity of sheet metals through raising and chasing. This method is designed to keep the relative thickness of the material consistent to the original thickness, allowing the chaser to save material for sculpture and dramatic undercuts without losing the inheritance strength of the material.

We only have 2 days for this course so we'll be moving fairly quickly. Not to worry! Whether you are brand new to chasing or an old hand at the chisel, the projects are designed to move at your own pace. The workshop will begin with an easy warm up project to allow everyone to acclimate to the tooling and we will go over the methods and techniques used. Following that, participants can choose from a variety of projects that Douglas has intentionally designed to guide you through working in steel and copper.

Can’t participate but want to check some of the work?

Saturday August 14, 6pm-9pm join us for the opening of Fe Gallery’s art show “Heterogeneous’ featuring live Blacksmith demo by Douglas Pryor