Intro to Metalsmithing Workshop: Open Making
Date: Sunday 26th June 2022
Time: 9am -1 pm
Where: Meekz HQ (Lutwyche)
Join me for a fun and creative day, learning how to design and fabricate textured jewellery using recycled metals.
The basic silversmithing techniques of mark making including metal texturing, hand sawing, filing, soldering, sanding and polishing will be explored using a variety of tools. You will have the opportunity to add your own creative touches to your jewellery along the way, while learning key techniques and skills.
The workshop will run for 4 hours in which you will have the option of making 1 - 2 pieces depending on there size. You can make earrings, necklaces, key chains, flat top rings, brooches, cuff links and lots more.
If you would like to make additional pieces, supplies can be purchased during workshop.
MAXIMUM OF 3 PEOPLE FOR COVID SAFE RESTRICTIONS
WHAT YOU GET:
- 4 hours of creative good fun
- Skilled industry knowledge by Silversmith Jemica of Meekz Contemporary Jewellery
- Tea & Coffee
- Recycled Copper, Brass and an Assortment of Aluminium
- Apron to wear during workshop
- Gift Box / Pouch to store and take your creations home in
WHAT YOU NEED TO BRING / WEAR:
- All necessary tools and materials will be provided on the day
- Pen and paper to take notes
- Enclosed shoes
- No loose items of clothing (as they may get caught in equipment)
- Hair tied back
Drinks & Lunch, Make it social.
When: Choose from the drop down menu.
Workshop Tuition: $200 + gst / person includes material costs and use of all tools
Keeping you safe as we navigate coronavirus together
- due to covid-19 safe work practices each class is limited to 3 students at any time so we can allow proper social distancing.
- we regularly clean our space, including high touch zones
- we ask that if you or someone you have had close contact with is unwell to please stay home.
ABOUT OUR WORKSHOPS
- These workshops are for 16 years and above.
- Meekz provides tea & coffee facilities, guests are welcome to bring their own snacks and drinks to enjoy as well.
- Onsite Parking is available.
- Additional materials. Meekz provides everything you need to complete the task, additional materials that you may wish to use in class or to take home with you and continue your creative journey are available. Card & cash facilities.
- Seats are limited for each workshop, please ensure you and your creative buddies book early to not miss out.
- Classes are non-refundable