An Introduction to the basic techniques used to transform flat sheet metal into 3D objects
21 Sep - 22 Sep 2019
Organised by:Rebecca Wilson www.cssj.co.uk
Tickets:Adult £160 Book now
Location:Central Scotland School of Jewellery
FK15 9AJ Map Directions
Discover the art of fold forming in this fun and energetic 2 day workshop, suitable for beginners or experienced students looking to learn a new technique. Students will be introduced to the basic techniques used to transform flat sheet metal into a variety of interesting 3-dimensional forms using simple tools.
Samples will be made using the basic techniques used to fold and hammer or roll metal before students begin working towards a finished piece. This could take the form of earrings, a pendant, bracelet or a more sculptural object for the home like a spoon or candlestick.
Techniques covered will include
– Hammering technique
– Fold forming with the rolling mill
– Leaf Forms
– Wavy Spines
Copper will be provided for the course with silver available to buy if you would like to work in a more precious metal for your finished piece.
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