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Undergraduate Course: Jewellery Techniques 2 (LLLA07011)

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.

This course will enable students to expand their skills and develop jewellery-making techniques such as sawing, filing, forming and soldering. Focus will be placed on introducing press forming sheet metal to create distinctive and individual pieces of jewellery. You will consider design issues such as the relationship between a two-dimensional design on paper and its realisation as a developed three-dimensional form.
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 ability to research, develop and evidence visual ideas into a coherent series of focussed jewellery pieces
PRACTICE
make basic jewellery using a range of materials including the use of press forming sheet metal.
PRESENT
show a developed understanding of the design process for small-scale wearable jewellery by experimenting with sketches, tests and samples and producing finished piece(s).
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
understanding of the process for 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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