I have taught Art + Design, and Jewellery Making for over 20 years. My teaching appointments include, Sessional lecturer at UNSW Art + Design, teacher at Enmore Design Centre, and Sydney Art School as well as tutor at Community Colleges in Sydney. The Zoom platform has enabled me to introduce teaching on line.
This course introduces students to Jewellery making techniques including 'saw piercing', filing, texturing metal and hand finishing metal to a high polish. It is a 4 week course enabling you to produce a pendant, brooch or earrings. Design Elements and Principles of Design are also explored during the course, and you are given design exercises to improve your design skills. Jewellery Designers and their jewellery pieces are also discussed during the course.
This 4 week course is for Beginner Students who have completed 4 weeks on line jewellery learning. or equivalent, and are familiar with a jeweller's saw and filing. The course focuses on improving your jewellery hand skills, cold joining and colouring metal with non toxic materials . Throughout the course, you continue to learn about Jewellery and design, and to do design exercises.
This 4 week course is for students who have tools including soldering equipment in a home studio. The course enables you to be mentored on an individual project, and to continue your jewellery making learning from home. Design and Jewellery examples are also discussed in the course.
Please contact me to discuss project possibilities. Students requiring added tutoring who are enrolled at an institution are also welcome to enrol.
You will require a Jewellery Kit to complete an online interactive jewellery course. I am able to assist you to purchase the correct metals and tools by supplying you with a list and contact details of relevant suppliers. Kits start from approximately $80
Courses start from $125 per 4 weeks, Class sizes are limited to 6, to enable discussion, learning and the completion of projects. Please note, Jewellery Kits are not included in tutoring fees.