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September / October Six Week Level Two course - Thursday evenings

September / October Six Week Level Two course - Thursday evenings

£185.00Price

 

This six week, Thursday evening, course will build and enhance your jewellery skills and give you the space, time and confidence to work on your own designs. This term the focus of our level two course is Rivets, Pivots & Hinges

 

Our level two course leads on from our Level One and Continuous Provision courses. All our level two courses broaden your skills and knowledge and allow you the opportunity to put them into practice in your own designs. Focused tuition and demonstrations with time to put those new techniques into practice combined with supported making time where you are free to continue working on those focus skills and methods or to explore other areas.

 

The focus of our level two course changes each time it runs, allowing you to learn and utilise a broader range of skills and technqiues and gain a deeper uinderstanding and mastery of those skills.

 

The September / October level two course will have a focus on rivets, pivots and hinges. You'll learn how to use cold connection techniques to join a wide range of materials that can't or don't want to be soldered. You'll explore making fixed and articulated, moving, connections to allow pieces to move and rotate. You'll also learn some simple and more intricate hinge making methods to create lidded shapes and catches.

 

CLASS DETAILS

Dates:  12th, 19th, 26th September, 3rd, 10th & 17th October 2024

Time: 6.30pm - 9.00pm

Venue: Nottingham Jewellery School, 28 Block D, Hartley Business Centre, Ellesmere Crescent, Nottingham, NG5 1DX

Tutor: Alys Power

Max class size: 8

 

Only 6 left in stock
  • Terms & Conditions

    • Classes are suitable for age 16+

    • Your booking fee secures your place - we cannot reserve places without payment. 

    • If we cancel or alter the content, time or location of a class you will be offered a full refund or the option to switch to another class. 

    • You have the statutory 14 days to cancel or amend your booking. After this time a 50% refund or the option to switch to another class will be offered, if cancelled more than one month before the class.

    • No refunds will be offered less then one month before the class commences. 

  • Class Description

    Who is this class suitable for?

    Intermediate to advanced level makers. You must have completed our level one course or equivalent to take this course. If you aren't sure if you are ready for this course please get in touch for advice. You need to be familiar with using  a jewellers saw, basic hand tools and soldering equipment. 

    What will I make?

    The course focuses on teaching you skills and techniques which you can apply to you own projects and designs. What you make is up to you. You'll experiment with making different sculptural and three dimensional forms during parts during the taught portion of the course. You'll have the time and space to then apply these techniques to your own designs as the course progresses. Most students make a selection of earring,  chains, necklaces or brooches.  

    What will I learn?

    You will learn preparing the metal, stretching and shaping using stakes and doming blocks as well as sand bags and press forming, anticlastic forming, constructing and soldering 3D forms, making beads and hollow forms. 

    What is included?

    All tools and equipment are provided.  Please provide your own silver or purchase it at the class.

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