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SCULPTING SILVER CLAY

An exciting new silver clay workshop learning how to sculpt the clay into 3D objects. Learn how to break down your chosen object into simply shaped parts, how to assemble those parts and, then, add fine details by carving texture and definition into your final shape. Turn your finished piece into a beautiful little pendant. Due to time constraints, we advise that you choose a very simple shape to sculpt.

Date Thurs 14th November
Tutor Lori Ridgway  
Time 9.30am to 12.30pm  
Ref 2640  
Fees £55  
   

   
ADDING COLOUR TO SILVER CLAY

An exciting new half day workshop. Discover how to enhance silver clay by adding a splash of colour. You will start by designing and making a simple silver pendant from Art clay silver. You will then learn how to mix and add cold UV resin, adding a splash of colour and vibrancy to your design.

Date Thurs 14th November
Tutor Lori Ridgway  
Time 1.30pm to 4.30pm  
Ref 2642  
Fees £55  
   

   
FUSED GLASS JEWELLERY

Course full

An exciting half day workshop exploring the possibilities of combining decorative inclusions with fused glass to make up to five unique pieces of jewellery. Experiment with clear sheet glass, copper sheet and wire, delicate metal leaf and sparkling mica powders, combining to create beautiful effects. All work made during the day will need to be fired in a kiln and collected at a later date. Jewellery fittings will be supplied but not fitted.

Date Sat 16th November
Tutor Jo Newman  
Time 10.00am to 12.30pm  
Ref 2608  
Fees £55  
   

   
SILVER JEWELLERY IN A DAY

Spend a day learning simple techniques to produce your own metal jewellery. Practise tool use and model-making in copper first, then lose yourself in the magical process of turning silver into unique pieces of jewellery before your very eyes! Create one or two beautiful pieces of simple jewellery to take home.

Date Tues 21st January
Tutor Melissa Hunt  
Time 10.00am to 4.00pm  
Ref 2589  
Fees £75  
   

   
STARTING SILVER CLAY

Course full

Create a unique piece of silver jewellery through this very versatile medium. During this workshop, you will practise rolling, shaping, texturing and cutting techniques, creating a beautiful, lentil shaped pendant to your own design. Learn how to prepare your work for firing and how to finish your work to a professional standard.

Date Sat 25th January
Tutor Lori Ridgway  
Time 10.00am to 4.00pm  
Ref 2639  
Fees £75  
   

   
CABOCHON SETTING

Cabochon-cut stones differ from faceted having smooth, domed tops and flat bases. Through guided tuition, explore the versatile and accessible technique of cabochon setting. Once the fabricating steps have been mastered, this method may be used to 'set' or hold a variety of shapes in place on a piece of jewellery. Some previous experience of jewellery-making and soldering practice is desirable for this workshop.

Date Tues 18th February
Tutor Melissa Hunt  
Time 10.00am to 4.00pm  
Ref 2591  
Fees £75  
   

   
FUSED GLASS JEWELLERY

An exciting half day workshop exploring the possibilities of combining decorative inclusions with fused glass to make up to five unique pieces of jewellery. Experiment with clear sheet glass, copper sheet and wire, delicate metal leaf and sparkling mica powders, combining to create beautiful effects. All work made during the day will need to be fired in a kiln and collected at a later date. Jewellery fittings will be supplied but not fitted.

Date Wed 4th March
Tutor Jo Newman  
Time 10.00am to 12.30pm  
Ref 2609  
Fees £55  
   

   
SILVER JEWELLERY IN A DAY

Course full

Spend a day learning simple techniques to produce your own metal jewellery. Practise tool use and model-making in copper first, then lose yourself in the magical process of turning silver into unique pieces of jewellery before your very eyes! Create one or two beautiful pieces of simple jewellery to take home.

Date Sat 14th March
Tutor Melissa Hunt  
Time 10.00am to 4.00pm  
Ref 2590  
Fees £75  
   

   
SCULPTING SILVER CLAY

An exciting new silver clay workshop learning how to sculpt the clay into 3D objects. Learn how to break down your chosen object into simply shaped parts, how to assemble those parts and, then, add fine details by carving texture and definition into your final shape. Turn your finished piece into a beautiful little pendant. Due to time constraints, we advise that you choose a very simple shape to sculpt.

Date Sat 21st March
Tutor Lori Ridgway  
Time 9.30am to 12.30pm  
Ref 2641  
Fees £55  
   

   
ADDING COLOUR TO SILVER CLAY

An exciting new half day workshop. Discover how to enhance silver clay by adding a splash of colour. You will start by designing and making a simple silver pendant from Art clay silver. You will then learn how to mix and add cold UV resin, adding a splash of colour and vibrancy to your design.

Date Sat 21st March
Tutor Lori Ridgway  
Time 1.30pm to 4.30pm  
Ref 2643  
Fees £55