Van Doren Metal Art Workshop, San Miguel de Allende

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Van Doren Metal Art Workshop is a fully-equipped sculpture studio located in Beautiful San Miguel de Allende, Mexico to a handful of students who want to learn to express themselves through the medium of metal art.

These productive and fun two-day classes are open to participants of ALL experience levels, from beginner to journeyman. You will learn all of the most important metal work techniques and processes, including:

Mig Welding, Arc Welding, Spot Welding, Plasma cutting, Bending metal.

As you learn several methods to manipulate and form metal, you will be using the same tools and processes that Lane and Alex use in their commissioned work including the drill press, grinders, hydraulic presses, shears, and rivets. You will learn the art of application of oxidation, patina and finishes for various metals.

Working with steel, iron, copper and aluminum, you will learn multiple forms of welding including spot weld, mig weld, plasma cut, rivet, and more.

In terms of finishing techniques, you will get hands-on experience in rusting, creating patinas and glazing.

And of course, you will walk out of your two-day workshop with your own metal art creations.
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  • My father turned 60 recently so I wanted to do something special for his birthday. Both he and his wife love working with their hands and making things for their house. Having taken the workshop...  more »
  • What an incredible experience this was!!! This was my first time working with metal and it was amazing. Alex is a great guy and his character brings so much to the class!  more »

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