The Power of Fire - Blacksmithing – basic course


Teacher: Beate from Kristnesi 

July 26.-28.  2019  10 hours. kr. 20.000.-
   Participants learn the basics of blacksmithing, the nature of fire, how to care for the fire, use of the anvil and the blacksmith‘s tools.  They find out how to work with glowing iron or steel to create unique pieces and make e.g. hooks, candlesticks, spikes (nails) and various other small items.  Experienced blacksmiths can also practice and recieve guidance from Beate concerning more complicated items.  

   Beate is an experienced teacher.  She has won many competitions, was Nordic Champion of Blacksmithing 2015 and multiple Icelandic Champion.  She has taught and exhibited widely and operates her own blacksmith workshop at Kristnes in Eyjafjörður.  Price kr. 20.000.-  all material included. 25% discount for children younger than 18 accompanied by adult.  Starts 1 pm, Friday July 26.  at The Technical Museum, Seyðisfjörður.

Registration at the bottom of this page or  tekmus@tekmus.is   or telephone +354 4721696. 


PAST, PRESENT PRINTED   Print & Bookart  Course.



Lithography, freestyle, linocut, letterpress.


Litten Nyström  July 26.-28. 2019.   10 hours.  kr. 18.000.- 

  In the course “Past, present printed!” participants will be introduced to the a variety of printing techniques, materials and approaches to make their own small edition of print works or artist’s books.  The course offers a unique opportunity to try out and get acquainted with historical tools and equipment, old printing clichées, colors and book binding at the Technical Museum Print section. Participants will be surrounded by and working with the museums beautiful old printing presses and letterpress types, tools and material for linoleum cut, woodcut and etchings. Besides the classical printmaking techniques participants will also be able to get hands on experience with monoprint, collagraphy and xerox lithography! Bring your idea along or let the place and material inspire !

The course will be in english.  Price kr. 18.000.- all material included. 25% discount for children younger than 18 accompanied by adult. Starts 1 pm, Friday July 26. at The Technical Museum, Seyðisfjörður.

  Litten Nyström is a Danish artist, designer and publisher based in Seydisfjordur.

Registration at the bottom of this page or  tekmus@tekmus.is   or telephone +354 4721696. 


THE MELTING POT - Basic Course in Metalcasting.


Guðmundur Sigurðsson  July 26.-28. 2019 10 hours.  kr. 18.000.-

     Participants learn the basics of metalcasting and making casting moulds.  They will melt metals and cast pieces from tin and bronze.  It is possible for participants to cast replicas of small things they bring themselves (or find).  


Guðmundur Sigurdssons is an accomplished teacher and supervises the magnificent Blacksmith forge in Akranes Museum.  He has organized the Icelandic Blacksmith Championship Competition for years.  Price  18.000.- krónur all material included. 25% discount for children younger than 18 accompanied by adult.  Starts 1 pm, Friday July 26. at The Technical Museum, Seyðisfjörður.


Registration at the bottom of this page or  tekmus@tekmus.is   or telephone +354 4721696. 

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The Art of Making a Beautiful Knife - Make your own knife and sheath.

Páll Kristjánsson (Palli the knifemaker) July 26.-28. 2019 12 hours.  kr. 18.000.-

     Participants leave with a knife that has a new handmade handle and rests in a handmade leather sheath.  Palli the knifemaker has been making beautiful knives for decades and his products are highly valued.  More information about Palli on  his website.  Price kr. 18.000.-  all material included. 25% discount for children younger than 18 accompanied by adult.  

Starts 1 pm, Friday July 26. at The Technical Museum, Seyðisfjörður.

Registration here at the bottom of this page, by email: tekmus@tekmus.is or telephone (+354) 4721696.  


Bird in Hand - Whittling mini-course 1 (friday)  or 2 (saturday)

Bjarni Þór Kristjánsson July 26. or July 27. 2019  4 hours.   kr. 5.000.-
      
Both courses are the same on different days.

Participants learn the basics of whittling birds from wood, e.g. plover, raven, oystercatcher and redwing. Bjarni will demonstrate how to make swan with the fish-bone method. 

Open to all.  Price 5,000 kr. 

Bjarni Þór Kristjánsson was born at Seltjarnarnes 1954 and grew up in an athmosphere of handcrafting.  He has been whittling as long as he can remember. Bjarni teaches in elementary schools and is a popular figure within the arena of traditional handcrafting in Iceland. 

    

Whittling course 1 begins Friday 26. July  at 10 am.   in The Technical Museum, Seyðisfjörður.

Whittling course 2  begins Saturday 27. july at 1 pm  in The Technical Museum, Seyðisfjörður.


Registration at the bottom of this page or  tekmus@tekmus.is   or telephone +354 4721696. 


Check-it-out - BLACKSMITH mini-course 1 (Friday)  or  BLACKSMITH mini-course 2 (Saturday.)


Bjarni Þór Kristjánsson

Both courses are the same but on different days. 


FRIDAY JULY  26.  3 hours or SATURDAY JULY 27. 2018 3 hours.  kr. 6.000.-
          Participants are introduced to the basics of blacksmithing, the nature of fire, how to care for the fire, use of the anvil and the blacksmith‘s tools.  They try working glowing iron or steel and make a few pieces, e.g. hooks and spike (nails). Middle-age viking type forge will be used – bellows and all.  Price 6.000.- krónur. All material included.


Mini-course 1 begins Friday 26 July at 3 pm  at The Technical Museum, Seyðisfjörður.

Mini-course 2 begins Saturday July 27 at 9 am   at  Technical Museum Seyðisfjörður.


Registration at the bottom of this page or  tekmus@tekmus.is   or telephone +354 4721696. 

 

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