Fold Forming & Patina Workshop (January)


Beginner Course | 8 Participants
January 17-19, 2019 from 8AM-5PM

Instructed by Pat Downing, one of the few experts in these techniques!


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This is a 3-day class, held on January 10-12, 2019 from 8AM-5PM.

Learn Fold Forming & Patina from Pat Downing!

Pat will first teach fold forming, a process of transforming flat sheets of metal into three dimensional sculpture, and then how to use both grown and commercial patinas and combinations of patinas to create spectacular finishes on these fold formed pieces.

Friday Evening: Fold Forming in copper 1/8″ – 1/4″   |   Mild steel  1/8″  |  Do a fume patina on these pieces made Friday.

Saturday & Sunday: Patinas on copper & steel using sculpt nouveau products, we will use power hammers/press and possibly the rolling mill to fold form & texture the materials prior to the patina application.

All materials will be provided. Bring your hand tools and safety equipment!

The price of the class is $325. You can either pay the full amount at the time you sign up or put half down to hold your spot. The balance will be due upon arriving at the workshop. If we do not receive enough registrations with deposit 30 days prior to the date of the class, we reserve the right to cancel the class with a full refund. Cancellation with a 100% refund can be done up to 30 days prior to the class. Cancellation within 2-4 weeks before the class will receive a 50% refund. Cancellation less than 14 days prior to class is non-refundable and funds are non-transferable.


About the Instructor

Pat Downing is an expert Artist/Blacksmith from San Diego, California.

Pat is known for large scale sculptures using the same techniques he will be teaching in this class, view Pat’s work on his website at

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Payment Options

Down Payment, Half Down, Full Price




January 17-19, 2020


8AM – 5PM


1329 W Lincoln Street
Phoenix, AZ 85007


Pat Downing, Expert


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