Texture and Colour in Jewellery

This course will offer an exciting introduction into the various techniques of adding texture and colour to jewellery. If you want to learn new techniques in these areas or improve your existing skills, this is the course for you. Students will work in copper, brass and silver with the aim of creating several imaginative and colourful pieces of jewellery...

Taught by: Victoria Smith.

Description

This course will offer an exciting introduction into the various techniques of adding texture and colour to jewellery. If you want to learn new techniques in these areas or improve your existing skills, this is the course for you. Students will work in copper, brass and silver with the aim of creating several imaginative and colourful pieces of jewellery.

Topics covered

We will explore etching, roller-texturing, reticulation, achieving patinas through heat and chemicals, basic enamelling and the application of gold and copper leaf.

The basic skills of sawing, filing and soldering will be covered for those new to jewellery

More experienced students will be encouraged to design and produce their own work incorporating the various texturing and colouring processes.

Entry requirements: None

Level: Beginners as well as students with some previous experience of jewellery making.

Tutor information

Victoria Smith is a jeweller who gained her degree at Central Saint Martins.

Materials

Please bring with you to the first session:

  • An apron
  • Sketchbook
  • Pencil
  • A small fine art brush
  • A selection of flexible textured materials eg. fabric, paper, leaves etc.
  • For health and safety reasons, if you have long hair please bring a hair tie with you.

Details for booking

DateDay of WeekTimeDurationCostStatusLocationAction
11/01/2017 - 15/03/2017Wednesdays18:30 - 21:0010 Weeks£640Available Granary Sq. - N1C Add to Basket
03/04/2017 - 07/04/2017Monday to Friday10:00 - 16:001 Week£640Available Granary Sq. - N1C Add to Basket