This is an online course delivered using Zoom, in real time with live interaction with your tutor and fellow learners
This course is suitable for those who wish to create original handmade jewellery using a variety of techniques and materials. Beginners and those with some experience are welcome. New students will be introduced to the craft of handmade jewellery making using a variety of mixed media techniques and materials. Materials may include glass beads, wire, plastic, polymer clay and various metals and foils. This course uses hand tools and basic forming techniques and does not include soldering. The tutor will demonstrate basic techniques related to the materials, as appropriate, e.g. wire manipulation to create simple shapes, polymer clay techniques. Returning students will develop their skills and learn further techniques.
Who is the tutor?
About the Tutor: Debbie France
Debbie France teaches creative jewellery, precious metal clay and fused glass courses. She loves to help students to create their own pieces that they will enjoy wearing and using.
How will I be taught?
Tutors will use a variety of teaching methods including demonstration, instructions, one-to-one tutorial guidance, group discussions and critiques. You will be encouraged to look at the work of other craftspeople and artists, both contemporary and historical. Our courses are taught by qualified and experienced tutors most of whom are practising craftspeople.
What do I need to have with me?
The tutor will advise in advance on what materials you will need to order.
What can I do next?
Mixed level jewellery courses.
What do I need to join the course
This course is suitable for those who wish to create original handmade jewellery using a variety of techniques and materials. Everyone is welcome to join this course. No prior knowledge or experience is required although it would be beneficial. It is important to note that craft courses are practical, requiring a degree of manual dexterity. If you need to bring a carer with you, or be accompanied by another person, please ask to speak to the Programme Manager before you enrol.
You can access the class from your computer equipped with a camera and a microphone, from a laptop (where the camera and microphone should be built-in), a tablet or a smartphone. Before each lesson, the tutor may send you by email essential lesson information/handouts for you to consult in advance, and before the class starts, the tutor will have sent you by email an invitation to join, which will be a simple weblink to click. The system is free and easy to use. Should you have questions about the required equipment, please do not hesitate to contact us by telephone or by email. Instructions are also available on our website www.kentadulteducation.co.uk.
Joining your course
Real time Online
Instructions will be sent to you by your tutor
If you require any information about this location then please call 03000 41 40 25* and quote the Course Code SIT/87619/J/NC.