Silversmithing - Fold Forming Copper | Margate Adult Education Centre

Silversmithing - Fold Forming Copper at Margate Adult Education Centre

Silversmithing - Fold Forming Copper at Margate Adult Education Centre

Price: £55.00 Starts: 13/08/2019 Time: 10:00 - 16:00
Tutor: Sophie Jonas-Hill Ends: 13/08/2019 Location: Margate Adult Education Centre
Level: Mixed Level Day of Week: TUE Duration: 1 weeks

About this course

If you have ever been curious whether Silversmithing is for you, then this day provides a fabulous opportunity to learn a new and exciting technique of copper from folding.

Learn to hand forge copper sheet to create unique bracelets or pendants, through working copper sheet with fire, hammers and anvils. All materials will be provided, and students don’t need to have any previous experience in working metal to create unique pieces. Students who are sensitive to sound may wish to wear ear plugs, as there will be a lot of hammering!

How will I be taught?

A combination of demonstration, group and one to one tuition.

What do I need to bring with me?

If you have any Silversmithing tools please bring them along. You will also need to bring packed lunch. Students should try to wear dark clothing or an apron as the polishing can get clothing dirty. Long hair should be tied back when soldering or polishing. No open toe shoes.

What can I do next?

Courses are designed to progress students to higher levels of the craft and also to support application to Access to Art and Degree Foundation courses or relevant Craft, Art and Design Degree courses.

What do I need to join the course

No previous experience necessary.
For those wanting an introduction to the art of silversmithing. There is no previous experience or knowledge of this subject required and all are welcome.

About the Tutor: Sophie Jonas-Hill

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Getting there

Margate Adult Education Centre
Hawley Square

If you require any information about this location then please call 03000 41 2222 and quote the Course Code MAR/82899/H/NC.
Course Code: MAR/82899/H/NC Book Now

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