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Small classes learn the history of metal-manipulating art mediums before crafting their own steel or aluminum masterpieces

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Vesper College - Minneapolis: Metal-Manipulating Art Class at Vesper College (Up to 80% Off). Four Options Available.

Art helps people reach a wide audience without shouting from the top of radio towers, provocatively dancing behind a local TV field reporter, or tying speech bubbles to migrating birds. Express yourself with this Groupon.

Choose from Four Options

  • $69 for a Melding with Welding beginner welding class (a $300 value)
  • $69 for a Pinching Giacometti steel-sculpting class (a $300 value)
  • $69 for a Torching a Motherwell aluminum-sculpting class (a $300 value)
  • $119 for one of the above classes with additional studio time and a gallery display (a $600 value)

Each four- to five-hour metal-manipulating class, which includes all necessary materials, begins with a lecture on the history, innovations, and artistic techniques of the chosen medium. Afterward, six to eight students follow along as the instructor demonstrates how to flint with stainless steel to a hot rolled steel stand using tungsten inert gas during Melding with Welding, bend steel into an abstract form in the style of Swiss sculptor Alberto Giacometti during Pinching Giacometti, or use an oxy-acetylene torch on an aluminum plate to evoke Robert Motherwell's paintings in Torching a Motherwell. After an end-of-class critique, students return home with their creations in tow.

For the fourth option, students receive extra studio time with faculty support to refine their work. Their pieces are then displayed at a professionally curated public gallery show; artists are involved in the setup and can invite friends and family to the opening.


The encouraging instructors and professors at Vesper, an Atelier of Fine Arts and Architecture, sharpen students’ understanding of design and bolster their respect for ecological balance. With a two-year curriculum, the school's diploma program in ecological sculpture guides participants through such disciplines as interior design, landscape design, construction management, and public-installation art. The school also hosts classes for the community, getting toes wet in various forms of art including brass sculpture and reshaping crowbars into clef notes.


91% of 117 customers recommend

great time - had a fun time with the class!
Jim C. · May 19, 2016
Had an amazing time and have signed up for future classes. Would definitely reccommend!
Stephanie H. · April 27, 2016
Great experience. Had a lot of fun and learned some basic welding.
Paul W. · March 13, 2016
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