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Design – Ceramics Glass & Metals – Jewellery Skills – Introductory

National College of Art & Design NCAD

The principal aim of the course will be the student gaining fluency at using basic tools such as a saw-frame, pliers, soldering torch etc., enabling them to approach different aspects of jewellery making with growing confidence, thereby allowing their creative side to have an outlet.

Once the basic techniques have been introduced, students will be encouraged to practise and improve skills by designing their own pieces, experimenting while still working within their abilities. Students will be shown examples of finished work that demonstrates different applications of the techniques they are acquiring. Students will be encouraged to source material for personal design inspiration. Discussion will be had with each student about the practical nature of their designs and appropriate direction and advice given as necessary.

Specific safety instructions will be given during demos as each new piece of equipment or tool is covered. A kit of basic consumable supplies will be available for purchase at the beginning of the course.

Course Code CD501
College Name National College of Art & Design NCAD
Course Category Arts, Crafts & Hobbies, Ceramics
Course Location Dublin, Ireland
Location Postcode Dublin 8
Course Fee 425
Course Duration 22 weeks
Course Times Tuesday.
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