Starts: 18 Sep 2023
Across a full academic year this UAL accredited course will run for one day and one evening per week making it ideal for anyone with existing work or family commitments. During the course you will develop and produce your portfolio which will include several finished pieces of jewellery. At all stages your jewellery works will be supported by your sketchbook development and visual research. This will enable you to design and make jewellery which is individually inspired and conceived. You will experience new techniques and skills enabling you to render your own jewellery from initial idea through to finished product. Tutors with many years of teaching experience will support you at every stage of your learning advising and guiding you with structured timetables and clear project briefs and practical expertise in a broad range of jewellery making aspects. There will be individual tutorial support as well as plenty of group workshop demonstrations and theory. Field trips will provide you with inspiration as well as trade links in the jewellery industry. Course timetable: Mondays from 10.00 till 17.00. 35 weeks over 3 terms Tuesdays from 18.00 till 21.00. 35 weeks over 3 terms In addition to the above weekly sessions, the course will include 4 field trips on Saturdays: 1st October 2022 at 11th February 2023 27th May 2023 17th June 2023 (all Saturdays 10.00 till 17.00) Attendance on 2 weekdays during your summer exhibition will be required. These dates will be between 26th and 30th June – days negotiable.