Looking for a way to heat up your relationship or just do something outrageously cool? Tired of the same old dinner, bar or movie? Bring your loved one or buddy out to Arc + Flame for a fun evening in the blacksmith shop.They'll provide everything: entertaining instructors, light snacks, beverages and all the materials necessary to make a beautiful finished project with your partner.In this class, students will learn to to create a metal dog head by hot forging. The class will go over how to use the various parts of the anvil to develop the defining areas of a dog's head, using decorative punches to add features. Once the head is finished the student will complete the other end with a useful hook for holding a leash or other things.Please note: The cost covers one couple (2 people) for the price of $200. Please make sure to wear close-toe sneakers or boots, jeans and a cotton t-shirt. Do not wear flip-flops, open-toe shoes or highly flammable clothing. To ensure the best possible class experience for all students, please contact Rochester Arc + Flame Center prior to class if you have any concerns with your vision, hearing, hand dexterity or mental health.
This class is appropriate for ages 18+.
Location:This class will take place at Rochester Arc + Flame Center, located at 125 Fedex Way, Rochester NY
If you would like to request a sign language interpreter or will be attending class with an aide, please fill out our contact form. Please also let us know if you have any preferences (seating, vision access, etc).About the teacher:
Eunsuh Choi is the archetypal immigrant’s tale run through the artist’s filter. Choi arrived in the U.S. with a Master’s degree in glass from Kookmin University (Korea), but determined to pursue further glass education, she chose the Rochester Institute of Technology as a place where she could both study English and earn a second MFA degree in glass. Choi’s work has been featured in a number of magazines in the USA, Germany, and Korea, and her artworks are also on permanent collection in the Corning Museum of Glass, the European Museum of Modern Glass, and 9 other world renowned places. Along with 22 years of glass experience, Choi has studio art experience in metal, clay, textiles, and fiber art. Her experience in glass include flameworking, kiln forming (casting, fusing, and slumping), cold working, stained glass, mosaic and glass blowing as well.For details on our COVID-19 policies, class cancellation policy, parking, and more please visit our FAQs.