Ceramics: jewellery making
Who is this course for?
This course is for everyone, learners with some or no experience
During this course you will be shown a range of methods to make hand crafted jewellery, including beads and pendants using clay. You will then decorate them using colourful slips and glazes
Support and feedback
You will have feedback throughout the course from your tutor and you will be learning in a supportive and friendly environment
Additional costs and requirements
You don’t need to bring anything, but you may have jewellery, patterned paper or fabrics to inspire you
Will I have to do anything outside of the session?
You will not need to do anything in your own time
About the tutor
Nicky Montagu is an Art, Craft & design tutor for Learn Devon and teaches study skills at Petroc college. She has taught on many different courses in London as an Art & Design Lecturer, including Richmond upon Thames College and London College of Fashion. She graduated from the University of East London with a BA Hons Degree in Fine Art and gained a PGCE teacher training at the University of Greenwich.
She has worked as an Interior Designer on both domestic and commercial projects, and as a freelance lighting designer for Home-deq
Nicky has lived in Devon for the past four years where she has recently set up a printmaking studio. Her current work is about living on the Taw estuary in North Devon. She is interested in texture and pattern in the landscape, inspired by the ambient light and changing tides and seasons. Other areas of interest are design including textiles, printing, sewing, manipulating fabrics, pattern and form in ceramics, interior design and printmaking.
Nicky aims to devise courses that are suitable for all levels from complete beginners to learners with more experience and where possible learners are able to continue their work at home with minimum need for specialist materials.
Her teaching is inclusive instructive and is set in an environment that is relaxed and informal where learners can learn and share in a supportive environment.
Nicky is a member of NDA North Devon Arts and has exhibited in their open exhibitions at the Broomhill Hotel also The Burton open exhibition and Westward Ho! open exhibition. In 2015 she took part in NDA Art Trek.
Currently she has work in Jill Rousseau Gallery, 3 Cooper Street, Bideford
Please have a look at her website www.nickymontagu.co.uk
Nicky Montagu – Learn Devon tutor