Resin Jewellery: Intermediate
Using the skills from the beginners course students can further experiment with resin to expand their knowledge and use the material to make more elaborate pieces of jewellery.
Who is this course for
Students with some experience of making jewellery using resins. Students from the beginners class can use their skills to further experiment with resin, to expand their knowledge and use the material to make more elaborate pieces of jewellery. Perfect for those who would like to learn in a friendly and relaxed atmosphere.
What does this course cover
This is a practical project based course with handouts illustrating the demonstrations carried out.
The course gives students the chance to experiment further with resin and encourages them to be more adventurous with this material. Students with some experience can come along and further experiment with resins constructing three dimensional pieces made using moulds.
All students will design jewellery to suit resin moulds and will make a ring and a bangle using moulds.
There will be a refresher on health and safety of resins and how to mix resins.
By the end of the course you should be able to:
1. Design a piece of jewellery for resin using moulds
2. Experiment adding other materials to resins
3. Make a bangle from resin
4. Make a ring from resin
What will it be like
Teaching methods: Visual demonstration and verbal explanation. Written handouts with visual diagrams. One-to-one teaching. Group discussions
Learning methods: Hands-on practical activities, Reading handouts and following instructions.
One-to-one and group discussion.
How students are assessed: Questions and answers during group discussions and one-to-one teaching.
Record of 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
Resin and moulds will be provided.
Equipment will be provided.
Bring a sketchbook
Students can bring along any materials they feel would benefit their jewellery projects that can be added to resin to decorate it - semi-precious stones, small objects
Essential to wear covered over shoes - no sandals or flip flops
Bring an apron - preferably waterproof
Homework will be set:
Research jewellery makers who use resin in their work.
Gather other materials for inspiration and /or to add to the resin to make experimental jewellery.
Design jewellery items using techniques learnt during the course.
What this course could lead to
You may choose to study further jewellery making in more detail, by moving on to other jewellery courses offered by the centre throughout the year, or to continue making jewellery at home. This course may also inspire you to study other Art, Design or the Performing Arts courses at the Mary Ward Centre (see prospectus).
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.
I've been to many Centres to study in London and the Mary Ward Centre is one of the nicest I've studied in.MWC student
This course has concessions available for people who meet certain criteria
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.’