This is a practical activity in which students focus on creating jewellery from an acrylic base. Tutor Vicki Mason encourages students to be creative in both style and construction.
Colourful, flat acrylic sheet (Perspex) is perfect for making a range of contemporary jewellery including earrings, pendants, brooches and bangles. Students will select a simple design to cut out, and, under the guidance of experienced jeweller, Vicki Mason, work through the various creative processes in order to complete a work to wear. Basic jewellery techniques, including transferring shapes to materials, sawing, filing, drilling holes and polishing, will be learned in order to work with this soft, eye-popping material. Basic materials included in course fee. It’s suitable for beginners and the more experienced student.
Vicki Mason is an experienced and multi-award winning jeweller who works across all aspects of the art. Vicki has a keen interest in creating acrylic jewellery, captivated by the versatility of the material and the amazing range of colours. She is keen to share her knowledge with others and welcomes both beginners and the more experienced student to her class.