Gold and silversmithing

The CCE visual arts program offers interactive courses for the budding to experienced artists, from classic to modern techniques, in the areas of: photography, drawing, painting, woodwork, steelwork, ceramics, textiles and more.

Through the ANU School of Art and with the support of the ArtsACT this program offers classes in most of the visual arts.

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Introduction to jewellery: Ring making

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Start your jewellery making journey today! Take home three completed rings by the end of the course as you learn the skills of forming, saw piercing, filing, soldering and finishing.

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Sabine Pagan 25 July Tuesday 6-9pm 10 $650 Enrolments closed

Jewellery fabrication

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Develop the confidence to fabricate work from a sheet of metal into a three–dimensional form. Explore foundation fabrication techniques that will enable you to create your own ring with stone setting, cufflinks, boxes and other complicated constructions.

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Bifei Cao TBA Tuesday 6-9pm 10 $600 Join our mailing list

Jewellery fabrication: Form and paint workshop

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Building forms through the techniques of die forming and doming to make three dimensional objects such as brooch, earring and pendant. Following with forms, you will also know a technique of color pencil on metals to create beautiful decoration on your jewellery.

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Bifei Cao TBA 10am-4.30pm 4 $ Join our mailing list

Jewellery fabrication: Masterclass

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Behind every beautiful piece of jewellery is an important mechanism that ensures its functionality. In this course, discover the fundamental techniques to metalshmithing - the craft behind the piece - as you create hinged and lidded jewellery boxes, brooch pins, earring hooks and necklace clasps.

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Bifei Cao TBA Weekends 9:30am-4:30pm 4 days $495 Join our mailing list

The fiery and colourful art of vitreous enamelling

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Enamelling is the ancient art of applying glass to metal. Oh, the possibilities are endless and exciting in this introduction to all things enamelling, initially in pendant and brooch format. Try out Cloisonné and Basse-Taille, sifting and stencilling and drawing techniques. Suitable for beginners and experienced students, design pieces based on your level of expertise.

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Barbara Ryman 4 September Monday 10am-4pm 5 $600 Enrol now

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