13 Surface texturing metal for jewellery making with Nicola Bannerman

Explore shaping, embossing and finishing metal, from a selection of techniques, to make pendants, earrings and rings. Using silver or copper sheet-metal, learn to cut, file and then bend, curve and shape the metal into 3 dimensional pieces, using doming blocks and folding. Textures and patterns can be applied by hammering or rolling mills, opening up a wealth of creative possibilities. Soldering on findings will complete your pieces. Have fun with experimentation as you play with creative ideas, working towards a small body of work. 
Nicola Bannerman has been designing and making contemporary jewellery for over 20 years, selling through galleries around Australia and online. Her practice includes making several different jewellery collections as well as one off exhibition pieces. Nicola also makes small to large-scale sculptural works in metal by commission. She has extensive teaching experience; teaching the Diploma of Gemmology for 15 years as well as short jewellery making courses. https://www.nicolabannerman.com/
Level: Beginner-Intermediate | Cost: $765 + 110 materials

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Nicola Bannerman

Jewellery Designer, Sculptor

"I remember observing spirals and patterns in the garden, such as Fibonacci patterns in plant forms. I was fascinated by the complex forms seen in nature like bird's nests. I wanted to create my own."

Course Level: Beginner
Course Fee (Adult): $765
Course Fee (Child): $
Course Material Fee: $110
Course Date/s:04-Jan-2020 08-Jan-2020
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