courses

new classes for 2012

at The Mill Arts Centre, Banbury. All classes can be booked through The Mill Arts Centre or by phone: 01295 279002.


Jewellery making for beginners

With Rosie Colvin
Wednesday 11 January – Wednesday 28 March/ 11 weeks
5.45pm-7.45pm
£83.60/£50.16 concessions plus £10 materials fee

Beginners will learn how to cut, form, texture, cold join and solder metals – all the techniques needed to design your own jewellery. The intermediate class is ideal for those with some experience in jewellery making or metalwork, using individual projects to build confidence in designing and realising ideas!

Book through The Mill Arts Centre or call 01295 279002.


Jewellery Mixed Ability

With Rosie Colvin
Wednesday 11 January – Wednesday 28 March / 11 weeks
8pm-10pm
£83.60/£50.16 concessions plus £10 materials fee

The mixed abilty class is ideal for those with some experience of jewellery making and metal work or those who have previously attended the beginners class. In this class you will work on individual projects to help build your confidence with designing and realising ideas. All tools and basic materials are included except Silver and Gold which is available to buy from Rosie.

Book through The Mill Arts Centre or call 01295 279002.


Silver earrings in a day

With Rosie Colvin
Sunday 5 February
10.00am – 5.00pm
£35

Rosie will guide you through the techniques needed to create a unique and personal piece of jewellery. All basic materials and tools are supplied but you will need to purchase silver from the tutor on the day, this usually costs between £15 and £25.

Book through The Mill Arts Centre or call 01295 279002.


Pewter casting

With Rosie Colvin
Saturday 21 April
10.30am-4.00pm
£30

In this one day course you will learn to carve design for pendants, earrings or keyrings into a cuttlefish bone to create a mould. You will then pour molten pewter into the mould. Once cooled, the
mould is opened to reveal your pewter design which you will then sand and polish into a beautiful
finished piece.

Book through The Mill Arts Centre or call 01295 279002.


5-week Jewellery – Oxford & Cherwell Valley College, Banbury Campus

With Rosie Colvin
the current course is Thursday evenings 6.00pm-8.30pm
£72.00

Design and make jewellery in silver or base metals using traditional techniques. The course is for both beginners and experienced students. You may choose to make rings, earrings, bracelets, necklaces etc, working at your own pace with individual guidance from the tutor in a well equipped open workshop.

You are advised not to purchase any materials or equipment for this course until you have received confirmation from the college that there are enough students enrolled for the course to definitely run.


Other courses

Felt making in a day
The Mill Arts Centre, Saturday 30 June 2012
Pendant in a day
The Mill Arts Centre, Thursday 9 August 2012

More information to follow …