Develop skills to design and create wirework jewellery. You will learn basic techniques of working with coloured wire to create JEWELLERY or DECORATIVE OBJECTS
Suitable for complete beginners. Also ideal for those who have some jewellery experience but wish to add to their repertoire.
You will be learning techniques for working with coloured wire to create decorative objects or jewellery.
You will be exploring:
The properties of wire - what it can and can't do
Basic weaving techniques
Shape and form
Simple and more advanced projects will be provided. Students are welcome to develop own ideas
You will learn basic techniques for working with wire such as:
different weaving techniques
a variety of beading techniques
forming and shaping wire-work
You will learn to make your own jewellery. The course aims to provide you with all the essentials needed to continue on your own.
This is a practical course where you will be making jewellery and / or objects from coloured wire.
This will be supported via:
Individual advice and guidance
Ongoing verbal feedback throughout the course
Informal group reviews
Basic materials such as coloured wire and beads will be provided. Additional materials are available at low cost if you wish to use them.
All equipment provided.
You may wish to bring a note or sketch book.
This course is ideal for those wishing to learn a simple technique which can be developed at home.
There is no formal homework set, but you are encouraged to develope your skills and ideas on your own.
1. Continue to practise at home to improve skills and knowledge learnt
2. Design your own projects, keep sketch books to draw your ideas
3. You will get to a stage where you are able to make wire work jewellery for friends and family
4. Sell your work in fair or online
5. Create your own business
6. Learn Product photography for online
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