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Super Saturday Adult Taster - Art School: Jewellery

Subject Area
Art & Design
Start Date
July 2022
Study Mode
Part-time
Duration
1 day

This session explores texture and employs a range of techniques to utilise texture in fine metal. It's the perfect course to develop your creative fine metal/jewellery making skills.

Overview

This session explores texture and employs a range of techniques to utilise texture in fine metal. Working with copper (and potentially other materials) you will create attractive textured pieces that could be developed into jewellery or sculpture. No previous experience is required. You will need to wear sturdy enclosed footwear and legs should be covered for this session.

Who is this course aimed at?

This course is aimed at those looking for full day of working with fine metal/jewellery, and is suitable for both beginners and those at an intermediate level.

Facilities

You will be working in purpose-based fine metal/jewellery workshop and will have access to a fantastic range of equipment.

At York College our students have access to a fantastic range of College-wide facilities such as the Learning & Research Centre, study hubs, computer areas with accompanying multi-function printers and helpdesk advice.

Cost

£10

All materials are included.

Date & time

Event: Saturday 2nd July 2022, 9.30am-3.30pm.

Course: 9.30am-3.30pm.

Reasons to choose this course

This course is a great opportunity to learn a fun, new skill and explore your creativity.

Skills you will develop

You'll develop the core knowledge and skills required to produce some fine metal outcomes.

Examples include, annealing metal using a jeweller’s torch, using a rolling mill and hand tools to create texture and creating your own findings.

Course progression

Completion of this course will enable students to progress on to various other art and design courses available at York College such as Art School: Jewellery and Access to HE (Art & Design).

We have a range of adult learning courses which students may be interested in. Visit the Art & Design curriculum page to find out more.

You will be equipped with some of the skills and knowledge in fine metal to help you progress and develop in several job opportunities to suit your personal needs and interests or pursue further simply for pleasure.

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