Jewellery: Etching Onto Metal
Short Jewellery course to learn surface decoration techniques of etching to create patterns and texture on metal. Using black and white images students will create designs for the 'photographic' etching process. This course is suitable for all levels of ability and complete beginners in jewellery. Experienced students can learn useful techniques as the etching process is a valuable technique for small batch production within the jewellery sector.
Who is this course for
This course is suitable for all levels of ability and complete beginners in jewellery.
The etching process is a valuable technique for small batch production within the jewellery sector.
Etching is a useful technique for artists and designers to convey ideas through print and metal.
What does this course cover
Learn how to produce black and white images suitable for etching.
Produce etched designs in Metal.
Be able to use etching chemicals safely.
What will it be like
Group discussion, demonstration, task based practical work, one to one dialogue, handling samples and handouts.
Continual verbal guidance and feedback, group and individual discussion and observation of practical work produced.
What else do you need to buy or do
Copper and/or brass sheet 0.9 to 1.2mm thick approximately 70 x 70mm would be advantageous for learners wishing to produce extra pieces. Some sheet metal will be provided.
Black and white copyright free images (no grey tones) to use for your own texture and patterned designs.
What this course could lead to
This skill can be practiced within any art studio or workshop environment. Progression onto a range of art, craft and design courses at Mary Ward Centre, accredited, non accredited and professional development courses.
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This course has concessions available for people who meet certain criteria
Why come to Mary Ward Centre?
Mary Ward Centre is the adult education centre with a difference. We provide a wide range of subjects for people at all levels and run courses during the day, evening or weekend to suit your timetable.
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