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Undergraduate Course: Jewellery Non Precious Materials 2 (LLLA07010)

Course Outline
SchoolEdinburgh College of Art CollegeCollege of Humanities and Social Science
Credit level (Normal year taken)SCQF Level 7 (Year 1 Undergraduate) AvailabilityNot available to visiting students
SCQF Credits10 ECTS Credits5
SummaryTHIS IS A FOR-CREDIT COURSE OFFERED BY THE OFFICE OF LIFELONG LEARNING (OLL); ONLY STUDENTS REGISTERED WITH OLL SHOULD BE ENROLLED.

In this course, students will experiment with non-traditional tools and materials such as beads, fabrics and found objects to deploy new techniques such as assemblage and construction to design pieces of jewellery. This course will introduce the uses of Perspex; cutting, forming, plastic welding and vacuum forming to make a series of tests and samples leading to more independent and personal developed pieces
Course description Not entered
Entry Requirements (not applicable to Visiting Students)
Pre-requisites Co-requisites
Prohibited Combinations Other requirements None
Course Delivery Information
Not being delivered
Learning Outcomes
By the end of the course, through attending classes and engaging in directed and independent study, students should be able to:

RESEARCH
demonstrate an understanding of ways of collecting and manipulating non-precious materials;

PRACTICE
research and develop jewellery techniques including using a range of tools and materials including working with Perspex/Acrylic;

PRESENT
show enhanced confidence gained through creating distinctive jewellery from varied materials and methods of construction.
Reading List
Recommended Gale, e. and Little, A., 2000, Teach Yourself Jewellery Making, London: Hodder Headline Ltd.
McCreight, T., 1991, The Complete Metalsmith An Illustrated Handbook, Worcester MA: Davis Publications Inc.
McGrath, J., 2008, Jewellery Making: A Complete course for beginners, London: Apple Press
Murphy, K., 2009, Non-precious Jewellery: Methods and techniques, London: A&C Black
MacDonald, J., 2011, Jewellery from Recycled Materials, London: A&C Black
Larks Books 500 series: 500 Bracelets, 500 Necklaces, 500 Earrings, 500 Brooches, 500 Lockets & pendants, 1000 rings
Additional Information
Graduate Attributes and Skills ability to use jewellery making techniques effectively
designing 3d objects
transforming and combining materials
ability to undertake research and reflective practice and apply these in the context of jewellery within visual culture
KeywordsNot entered
Contacts
Course organiserMr Robbie Bushe
Tel:
Email: r.bushe@ed.ac.uk
Course secretaryMs Sherrey Landles
Tel: (0131 6)50 4400
Email: s.landles@ed.ac.uk
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