AC8571

Jewellery: make unique necklaces & earrings from beads,buttons

Arts Centre, Bideford

Who is this course for?

Learn how to combine old necklaces, earrings, beads and buttons into unique pieces of jewellery. Taught in a fun and friendly atmosphere.  For beginners or those with little experience. 

Course content

You will learn some basic jewellery techniques including joining with different types of fastenings, wire work and threading. 

Support and feedback

Your tutor will be there for assistance and advice. 

Additional costs and requirements

You will need to bring all your old pieces of jewellery, buttons, beads and any small decorative pieces you think may be useful. 

 

You may be eligible for a learner bursary if you can demonstrate that attending a course will improve your wellbeing. Eligibility is determined after a short interview with a member of our learning support team. You must be aged over 19 on 31st August 2018 and your household income below £15,276 to access this fund. Contact your local centre for more details. 

Will I have to do anything outside of the session?

Your tutor will be there for assistance and advice. 

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 and is interested in texture and pattern in the landscape inspired by the ambient light and changing tides and seasons.  She is interested in many different areas of art, craft and 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. 

  

Please have a look at her website www.nickymontagu.co.uk 

  

Nicky Montagu –  Learn Devon tutor 

 

DayWednesday
Start date01 May 2019
End date22 May 2019
Start time18:30
End time21:00
Cost£63
Concessions not available
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