When & Where

Suitable For

  • 19 year olds and up are permitted on this course

Quick Facts

  • Availability Yes
  • Tutor Jenny Macdonald
  • Course Code K21MCAG01A

What you will learn

A fun Introductory course over 3 days. This course will give you the opportunity to learn about basic metal work for silversmithing and make a small bowl.

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

  • Familiarise with Jewellery Studio, equipment and health and safety precautions
  • Understand metal properties, annealing, work hardening and manipulation of metal
  • Use basic smithing skills of piercing, preparing sheet metal and raising an dome using hammer and stake
  • Use planishing hammer and stake to smooth and planish bowls surface
  • Caulk bowls edge and finish

Cost

  • Full fee
    £152
  • Concession fee
    £152
  • Class format and activities

    Tutor demonstration and explanation. Students practice skills in the studio. Annotations made by students to support the practical tasks. Basic sketches made by students to express own ideas.

    Entry requirements

    No previous experience is required.

    What you need to know before you enrol

    Pre course activities may include thinking of jewellery designs and ideas or themes to work with.

    What you need

    A pencil and a notepad.

    What you can do next

    A range of jewellery courses are offered at Morley College including certificated and accredited programs. This course can help with progression onto higher levels of study in jewellery or broaden learning for those studying related art and design disciplines.