Contemporary Jewellery: From Concept To Product

If you have already done a beginners jewellery course and would like to take the next step to become more proficient at turning your ideas into reality with confidence, this course will help you realise your aims. Throughout the week you will be taught how to design jewellery, learn to understand the relationship between design aesthetics and practical making and discover what is possible...

Taught by: Angela Cork.

Description

If you have already done a beginners jewellery course and would like to take the next step to become more proficient at turning your ideas into reality with confidence, this course will help you realise your aims. Throughout the week you will be taught how to design jewellery, learn to understand the relationship between design aesthetics and practical making and discover what is possible.

You will also get the opportunity to turn your ideas into finished pieces that you can take away.

Topics covered include:

  • a presentation on contemporary jewellery and the basic principles of design
  • a research visit to a gallery
  • model making workshop
  • practical workshops experience as you work on your own design-led projects

Who should take this course?

This course is suitable for intermediate and advanced jewellery makers (with basic experience) that want to progress to further education or to set themselves up at home and start making their own designs, as a hobby or as a business. 

Students who are applying for further courses will gain valuable experience and  have portfolio material for applications.

Entry requirements: Some previous jewellery-making experience.




Tutor information

Angela Cork is an established Silversmith and Jeweller who has shown work in many prestigious galleries. Her work can also be seen in Public collections including the Birmingham Museum and City Art gallery, The Goldsmith's Company Collection and The P&O Makower Collection in The National Museum of Wales.  She is a tutor at Bishopsland Workshops - a recognised residency for Jewellers and Silversmiths and her studio is based in London's Kingsgate Workshops. Angela's work can be seen at: www.angelacork.co.uk

Materials

Please bring with you to the first session:

  • An apron
  • Sketchbook
  • Pencils and Eraser
  • Sensible footwear ie. no 'open toe' sandals
  • Hair band (if you have long hair)

Model making materials will be provided and Copper is available for the fabrication of final ideas. Precious materials will need to be purchased by the students and the tutor can advise during the course.

Details for booking

Alternative Dates and Times

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