NEW: Resin Jewellery

Learn to make resin jewellery using processes you can then replicate at home.

Who is this course for

No previous experience or skills are required. Students from a variety of backgrounds and creative abilities would be suitable for this course. They should be interested and inspired by exciting textures, surfaces, materials and colour.

What does this course cover

During this project students will learn how to use Clear Crystal Casting Resin to encapsulate small objects and drawings to make interesting jewellery pieces, such as a pendant, earrings & key fob.

What will it be like

- Understand the importance of the use of colour.
- Learn and demonstrate arranging pieces to cast in resin.
- Understand how to use a variety of moulds for casting resin.
- Gain confidence in their creative abilities.

Teaching methods:
- Visual demonstration and verbal explanation.
- Written handouts with visual diagrams.
- One-to-one teaching.
- Group discussions.

Learning methods:
- Hands on practical experience.
- Reading handouts and following instructions.
- One-to-one and group discussion.

How we assess students' progress on the course.
Questions and answers during group discussions and one-to-one teaching.
Record students' progress and achievement on an assessment sheet as they achieve the course objectives.
Practical work produced is evidence of learning.

What else do you need to buy or do

Some materials will be provided by the college or available to buy at cost price. Prior to the course students may want to collect interesting things to encapsulate e.g. beads, buttons, threads, decorative paper, small drawings, natural materials such as pressed flowers or leaves, found and bought bits and bobs.

What this course could lead to

Attend other art related classes at The Mary Ward Centre - Textiles, Printmaking, Sculpture, and Painting etc. Learn different textile techniques for example knitting, weaving, crochet, printing and dyeing and feltmaking. Attend other classes at The Mary Ward Centre
Attend other courses at different venues in the community.

There is detailed information in Reception about all our courses at the Mary Ward Centre and a library of prospectuses for other London colleges to help you continue your studies. If you need more detailed advice, please ask a member of reception staff, and a half-hour guidance interview can be arranged for you. Information about other learning opportunities can be obtained from Learn Direct: www.learndirect.co.uk tel: 0800 101 901, and from the following websites: floodlight.co.uk; hotcourses.com; citylit.ac.uk; wmcollege.ac.uk; morleycollege.ac.uk

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I've been to many Centres to study in London and the Mary Ward Centre is one of the nicest I've studied in.

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Got a Question about this Course?

Contact The Departmental Administrator.

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.

Get inspired and enjoy excellent teaching in an environment where each individual’s learning experience is valued. That’s what makes Mary Ward Centre ‘the friendly place to learn.’