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Course

Fold Forming Weekend Workshop

An Introduction to the basic techniques used to transform flat sheet metal into 3D objects

21 Sep - 22 Sep 2019

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Organised by:
Rebecca Wilson www.cssj.co.uk
Tickets:
Adult £160 Book now
Location:
Central Scotland School of Jewellery
RFL House
Anderson Street
Dunblane
FK15 9AJ
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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

-Line folding

– 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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