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Drawing on Metal

Deb Karash

Aug 5–8, 2022

Fri–Mon, 10:00am–5:00pm


Tuition: $800

Tuition is nonrefundable, review policies here

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Workshop Details

Who doesn’t want to add a little color to their jewelry, or maybe your own patterns and images? This workshop focuses on Deb's technique for drawing on metal with colored pencils. Learn to add color and excitement to your work with her special technique.

In this 4-day workshop you can expect to finish at least one pendant and several sample pieces. Fabrication techniques will be covered as time allows. All skill levels welcome.


Materials & Tools List

Please bring the following:

  • Prismacolor Premier Soft Core Pencils; they must be “Premier Soft Core” because
    these are the wax-based pigment. 

  • 3x6" piece of 22ga copper

  • 3x6: piece of 22ga brass or sterling silver (for pins, pendants, earrings–optional) 

  • X-acto knife and blades

  • Saw frame

  • Saw blades #4/0

  • Lubricant for saw blades

  • Needle Files

  • 1 sheet 80 grit Sandpaper

  • Pliers (Round/Flat/etc.)

  • Ultra flush cutters

  • Tweezers

  • Magnifying glasses or Optivisor (if needed)

  • Half Round file #2 Swiss file (6” or 8”, not a needle file)

  • Chain Nose Pliers

  • Rivet Hammer

  • Non-marring hammer (delron, rawhide, etc.)

  • Steel Burnisher

  • Center Punch

  • Sketch pad

  • Pencil

  • Scissors

  • Used (heavily used is best) tooth brushes and a soft cloth such as t-shirt fabric 

Tool and Supply List

Originally from Rockford, Illinois, Deb Karash now lives in the mountains of Western North Carolina.  Her studio is located in the beautiful and popular city of Asheville.  A full time studio jeweler, Deb sells her work at and at galleries across the country and teaches workshops around the world and in her studio.   She holds a Master of Arts degree from Northern Illinois University.  When not working she and her partner, David, love to travel, hike, collect art, and work on their home

Master Series Policies


  • There are no refunds or credits for Master Series Workshops.

  • By enrolling in a Master Series workshop, you affirm your acceptance of our no refunds policy and represent to us that you possess the appropriate skills to comply with the prerequisites.  

  • Check your calendar carefully and choose wisely before enrolling. 

  • DJS cannot issue a credit or refund as all tuition received goes toward travel expenses, lodging, workshop materials and commitment to the instructor. 

Please contact us with any questions you might have regarding a Master Series Workshop.

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