This jewellery and small-scale metal/mixed media fabrication course will be an opportunity to work in precious and non-precious materials. The course will explore a wide variety of jewellery making techniques in metal and including other materials such as acrylic and re-cycled will be facilitated. This course is designed for students who are interested in learning basic jewellery techniques and for those with some prior knowledge who want to improve existing skills.
The course covers essential techniques such as metal preparation/manipulation, soldering, forming, piercing, small hollow form construction including some basic surface textures such as metal hammering, mill-roll printing, and enamelling. Students will work through the design and execution of a piece/s of j7 and/or small-scale metal works with technical guidance. Materials such as copper sheet & wire, silver sheet & wire will be supplied. Students should come with sketchbooks and source material for design ideas. LSC have rooms to rent at €25 per night.
Tutor: Fiona Mulholland and Soraya Ricalde
Dates: Sat 23 and Sun 24 February 2019
Time: 10am to 5pm
Location: Leitrim Sculpture Centre, Manorhamilton, North County Leitrim
Jewellery Making And Small Scale Metal Fabrication Workshop at Leitrim Sculpture Centre