Silversmithing | Margate Adult Education Centre

Silversmithing at Margate Adult Education Centre

Silversmithing at Margate Adult Education Centre

Price: £160.00 Starts: 19/09/2019 Time: 18:30 - 21:00
Tutor: Robert Hull Ends: 28/11/2019 Location: Margate Adult Education Centre
Level: Mixed Level Day of Week: THU Duration: 10 weeks

This course has started, but is still accepting enrolments. This course has already started but it may still be possible to join it. Please call 03000 41 2222 and ask to be put through to the Centre where the course is running.

About this course

This Silversmithing course will give you the opportunity to work on individual projects and tolearn, practice and improve your skills.

By the end of the course you should be able to :
CUT
-Using a piercing saw Inc.. blade replacement
-Using tin snips

SHAPE
-Malleting
-Hammering
-Punching

JOIN
-Soldering
-Riveting

FINISH
-Plannishing
-Texturing
-Filing
-polishing

Working to relevant Health and Safety guidelines

Rings, bangles and other jewellery and silver items can be made. Returning students will be able to complete existing projects.

How will I be taught?

Craft courses provide an opportunity for students to learn and develop skills, techniques and understand how to design for a chosen craft to a higher level. Students will also be expected to research and respond to the design aspects of craft. Tutors will use a variety of teaching methods including demonstration, instructions, one-to-one tutorial guidance, group discussions and critiques.Students will be encouraged to look at the work of other craftspeople and artists, both contemporary and historical and keep a sketchbook/ notebook to record goals/ ideas, processes and progress. It is important to note that craft courses are practical, requiring a degree of manual dexterity. Students will need to participate fully to get the most out of the course. Our courses are taught by qualified and experienced tutors most of whom are practising craftspeople.
One to one guidance, group critiques, self-assessment against individualised learning outcomes stated on the ILP.

What do I need to bring with me?

Students should try to wear dark clothing or an apron as the polishing can get clothing dirty. Long hair should be tied back when soldering or polishing. No open toe shoes.

What can I do next?

Your tutor will advise you.

What do I need to join the course

Everyone is welcome to join this course, no experience or knowledge of the subject is required.
Beginners and those with some experience welcome.It is important to note that craft courses are practical and require a degree of manual dexterity.

About the Tutor: Robert Hull

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Getting there

Margate Adult Education Centre
Hawley Square
Margate
Thanet
Kent
CT9 1PF


If you require any information about this location then please call 03000 41 2222 and quote the Course Code MAR/74014/H/LC.
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