When & Where

Quick Facts

  • Availability No
  • Tutor Adaesi Ukairo
  • Course Code K23MCAD01H
  • Suitable For 19 year olds and up are permitted on this course

What you will learn

You will learn to make a bowl in copper by using the traditional silversmithing techniques of blocking out, hammering and planishing. Through the development of these skills you will then be taught to form a vessel of your own design using the technique of raising. Other methods of manipulating metal, such as embossing to create sculptural designs in flat sheet will be introduced as the course progresses. Overall you will be introduced to the incomparable experience of hammering and forming sheet metal.

Learning Outcomes

By the end of this course, you will be able to:

  • Stretch and compress metal using blocking and raising hammers
  • Raise a three dimensional form from a flat sheet of metal
  • Create a design using embossing techniques with hammers and punches
  • Form a vessel using silversmithing techniques
  • Learn to use metal forming stakes


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    Class format and activities

    This is a practical course. To ensure that you make the best possible progress on your course, you will have regular and detailed feedback from your tutor, in a constructive and supportive environment.

    Entry requirements

    This course is available to complete beginners as well as more experienced learners.

    What you need to know before you enrol

    We provide materials for onsite students at a cost-effective price, but also recommend bringing your own materials as desired.

    What you need

    You may need to purchase your own additional materials as advised by your tutor

    What you can do next

    Further visual art courses at Morley College