Dimensions in Leather Conference 2022

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JURGEN VOLBACH (GERMANY)


MERMAID

Jurgan Volbach - Mermaid
ONE DAY WORKSHOP (SUNDAY).

MATERIAL COST $30.00

Every detail of this workshop will be taught, starting with copying the "Mermaid" onto the leather, modelling from the back side to the front side, to bringing the embossing into the right form.

After this, you will learn the right combination of leather dust and rubber gum/cement to fill the back side. Then you will use modelling tools to bring out the shape of the Mermaid, add scales / hair structure and learn the right way to undercut specific areas to make the Mermaid's tail look more realistic.

From there, you can take the artwork home to add any colour or antiquing that you wish, or just leave it natural

Jurgen Volbach - Horse head

HORSE HEAD

TWO DAY WORKSHOP (MONDAY/TUESDAY).

MATERIAL COST $30.00

Every detail of this workshop will be taught, starting with copying the horse head onto the leather, modelling from the back side to the front side, to bringing the embossing into the right form.

After this, you will learn the right combination of leather dust and rubber gum/cement to fill the back side. Then you will use modeling tools to bring out the shape of the horse head, add hair structure and learn the right way to undercut specific areas to make the horse look more realistic.

From there, you can take the artwork home to add any colour or antiquing that you wish, or just leave it natural.

Jurgen Volbach - Pattern

WALLET PATTERN MODIFIED

ONE DAY WORKSHOP (WEDNESDAY).

MATERIAL COST $10.00

This workshop covers a different technique of traditional style tooling, including how to lightly emboss the design to add another dimension.

Every detail of this workshop will be taught, starting with copying the pattern onto the leather, step by step detailed instruction on how to correctly use each tool.

The workshop will add a touch of difference by using round ball modellers to emboss from the back of the design to the front side.

Precise detail on techniques of this design will be covered in the workshop.

Jurgen was recently complimented by many well know leather artisans worldwide on his creative flare tooling these Joey Smith patterns.

This is a workshop for all levels, Jurgen has a different approach on how to modify tooled designs, this is a workshop to expand your knowledge and not to be missed.

HANDBAG PANEL & BUTTERFLIES

Jurgen Volbach - Handbag

TWO DAY WORKSHOP (FRIDAY/SATURDAY).

MATERIAL COST $45.00

This workshop covers a different technique of traditional style tooling, including how to lightly emboss the flower petals to add another dimension.

  • The design pattern is for the front and partial back panel only, which is tooled in vegetable tanned leather.
  • A full pattern of this bag will be provided for each student to take home and complete the bag at your leisure. Jurgen will show you different ways of assembly, this style of bag is extremely popular in Germany’s high end fashion boutiques.
  • The bag can be finished with a laced/braided edge to add additional interest, another option is to machine or hand-stitch then add a tassel fringing which is popular today.

Precise detail on the floral tooling techniques of this design will be covered in the workshop. To add a touch of difference the workshop will cover tooling butterflies.

The workshops will cover moisture content, the correct procedure of how to use each individual tool, including techniques on backgrounding and basket stamping, The workshop will cover full assembly of the bag.

Jurgen has a different approach on how to modify tooled designs, this is a workshop to expand your knowledge and not to be missed.

Workshop Programme
JURGEN VOLBACH
Sunday Monday/Tuesday Wednesday Friday/Saturday
MERMAID HORSE HEAD WALLET PATTERN
MODIFIED
HANDBAG PANEL
& BUTTERFLIES

 

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