University of Dundee Summer course: Jewellery & Silversmithing
Start Date: 17/07/2017
Location: School of Art & Design, DJCAD, Perth Road, Dundee DD1 4HT
This summer course is an exciting and quick way of making jewellery in precious metals.
Learn the traditional technique of lost wax casting. Through this four-day workshop, you will be guided through basic to more advanced techniques including cuttlefish, deft clay that can be conducted at home and vacuum casting that requires more specialist equipment.
This is an exciting and quick way of making jewellery in precious metals. You will start by learning how to carve, shape and mould wax models to create rings, pendants, or small vessels etc.
These models will then be cast in metal from which multiple wax models can be made using wax injection in rubber moulds.
By the end of the course, you will have finished pieces of jewellery to take away with you. The course is suitable for both the complete beginner and those with jewellery making experience who wish to add to their existing skills.
Your tutor for this course: Sandra Wilson with technical assistance from Nuno Borges.
This workshop will run from 10am to 4pm, Monday 17 to Thursday 20 July 2017.
For more information and details of how to book, please visit the University of Dundee.
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