Sat, 03 Dec|
The garden studio
Replica leaf pendant using silver clay paste (£85 per person)
Spend a morning using silver clay paste to learn the technique of painting a leaf or sycamore seed to capture the fine details in leaves. This workshop costs £85 and includes all materials. It is ideal for complete beginners or those looking to expand their skills .
Time & Location
03 Dec 2022, 09:00 – 12:30
The garden studio, Oaktree Rd, Southampton SO18, UK
About the Event
This workshop is an ideal for a complete beginner. In this workshop you will use silver clay paste to learn the technique of painting a leaf. Silver clay paste is a wonderful medium for capturing fine details in leaves and petals. This workshop would be ideal for preserving a leaf or sycamore seed. This workshop includes 10g of silver clay paste and necklace cord as well as the fixings. This workshop is ideal for complete beginners or those who have attended the beginners workshop who are looking to try out different techniques.
This class is relaxed and has a maximum of 5 students. It takes place in my garden studio in Southampton. You’ll leave with a hand made piece of jewellery to give as presents or keep for yourself.
You will start the day with tea and coffee on arrival as we introduce ourselves. This will be followed by learning about silver clay paste, before choosing your leaf (from a selection on the table or you may have brought some leaves or flowers). You then get hands painting the leaf, drying, firing before finishing and polishing. You will then wrap up your very own piece of jewellery using the tissue paper provided, and enjoy a glass of fizz to toast your efforts at the end!
What your will learn;
- What to look for in textures of the leaf
- painting the leaf with clay
- Attaching jump rings for a pendant and attaching to the cord
- Polishing and finishing
What is included;
- 10g of silver clay paste (enough to make one replica leaf)
- leaves from my garden
- Findings for your piece
- Necklace cord or silver chain
- All equipment needed in my studio to make your jewellery piece
- An instruction sheet (which you can take home)
- As much tea, coffee and biscutes as you can eat and drink
- 3 hours of expert tuition from a tutor who loves to teach!
LOCATION AND TRAVEL
The course is held at Rebecca's Garden Studio in Bitterne Park, Southampton. The workshop is held in the studio at the end of my garden on Oaktree Road, Southampton. Please knock on the front door on arrival and I will take you through to the studio. If you are late I will leave the side gate open so you can walk down and join us then.
Use SO18 1PH in your satnav or if using google maps just type in Rebecca Oxenham Jewellery. There is parking on Oaktree Road (if it gets busy there is also a car park close by on Manor Farm Road, near the junction of Dimond Road and next to Riverside Park).
Nearest train stations are Swathling, Bitterne, Southampton Parkway and Southampton Central. (If you are coming by train I can sometimes arrange pick up and drop off depending on availability - contact me in advance).
City Bus no 7 stops on the road a few yards from the venue and runs from the centre of Southampton.
Full joining instructions will be sent in advance of the course.
Cancellations of workshop places and private tuition bookings within 14 days of the event will forfeit the workshop/private tuition fee unless I am able to find someone to take your place. Please let me know as soon as possible if you are unable to attend.
Replica leaf Pendant Workshop
In this workshop you will use silver clay paste to learn the technique of painting a leaf. Silver clay paste is a wonderful medium for capturing fine details in leaves. This workshop would be ideal for preserving a leaf or petal from a special bouquet such as a wedding bouquet. This workshop includes 10g of silver clay paste and 16-inch trace chain. This workshop is suitable for those who have used silver clay before.£85.00