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Texture And Colour In Jewellery

Texture And Colour In Jewellery

College
Central Saint Martins
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.

Please note: This course is for students aged 18 and older

Tutor Description


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.

Available dates