Glass Studio

Individual Glass Blowing

 

Experience an intensive one-on-one session in the glass studio…practice glass blowing techniques taught by experienced practitioners in a professional environment. Participants then design and make their own glass piece whilst developing skills in gathering, forming and design.

To book contact Karen Cunningham on (08) 8410 0727 or karen.cunningham@jamfactory.com.au

Gift cards are available year round.
Workshop bookings are taken from February to October.

Session Times

Saturday or Sunday / 8am – 12pm or 12.30pm – 4.30pm
Duration: 4 hours

Cost: $520 Per Person

Team Glass Blowing

 

 

Live glass blowing demonstrations and tuition, where everybody will be dipping into the furnace with a chance to make their very own paperweight or drinking glass. This program is perfect for social, corporate and school groups. Max 16 people.

To book contact Karen Cunningham on (08) 8410 0727 or karen.cunningham@jamfactory.com.au

Gift cards are available year round.
Workshop bookings are taken from February to October.

 

 

 

Session Times

Can be booked through the Glass sSudio

Cost: $3200 per Team

Ceramics Workshops

Introduction to Wheel Throwing
$340.00

Introduction to Wheel Throwing will introduce participants to the techniques and skills required to throw clay on a potter’s wheel. The course will cover many aspects of wheel throwing with the aim of producing an object to take home. This workshop will cover various stages of ceramic making from shaping the object with the wheel, to firing, glazing and decorating. This course is also suitable for participants who are familiar with wheel work, but would like to further develop their skills.

Workshop is held in conjunction with Adelaide Central School of Art in JamFactory’s Ceramics Studio.

Term 4 dates TBC
Location: JamFactory Ceramics Studio – 19 Morphett Street, Adelaide

For Bookings contact Adelaide Central School of Art on 08 8299 7300 or Info@acsa.sa.edu.au

Introduction To Wheel Throwing
$340.00

Introduction to Wheel Throwing will introduce participants to the techniques and skills required to throw clay on a potter’s wheel. The course will cover many aspects of wheel throwing with the aim of producing an object to take home. This workshop will cover various stages of ceramic making from shaping the object with the wheel, to firing, glazing and decorating. This course is also suitable for participants who are familiar with wheel work, but would like to further develop their skills.

Workshop is held in conjunction with Adelaide Central School of Art in JamFactory’s Ceramics Studio.

Term 4 dates TBC
Location: JamFactory Ceramics Studio – 19 Morphett Street, Adelaide

For Bookings contact Adelaide Central School of Art on 08 8299 7300 or Info@acsa.sa.edu.au

Introduction To Wheel Throwing
$340.00

Introduction to Wheel Throwing will introduce participants to the techniques and skills required to throw clay on a potter’s wheel. The course will cover many aspects of wheel throwing with the aim of producing an object to take home. This workshop will cover various stages of ceramic making from shaping the object with the wheel, to firing, glazing and decorating. This course is also suitable for participants who are familiar with wheel work, but would like to further develop their skills.

Workshop is held in conjunction with Adelaide Central School of Art in JamFactory’s Ceramics Studio.

Term 4 dates TBC
Location: JamFactory Ceramics Studio – 19 Morphett Street, Adelaide

For Bookings contact Adelaide Central School of Art on 08 8299 7300 or Info@acsa.sa.edu.au

Introduction to Hand Building
$340.00

This course is an ideal introduction to hand building ceramics. This course will cover various aspects of ceramic practice, from coil and slab construction, to firing, glazing and decorating. This course is also suitable for participants who are familiar with hand building techniques but would like to further develop their skills. All materials supplied.

Workshop is held in conjunction with Adelaide Central School of Art in JamFactory’s Ceramics Studio.

Term 4 dates TBC
Location: JamFactory Ceramics Studio – 19 Morphett Street, Adelaide

For Bookings contact Adelaide Central School of Art on 08 8299 7300 or Info@acsa.sa.edu.au

Intermediate Wheel Throwing
$340.00

This course will build upon and extend participants skills and knowledge using the potter’s wheel. It will cover various stages of wheel work, with an emphasis on production of multiple objects, as well as working toward the refinement of participants abilities. This course is suitable for those with some experience in throwing and those wishing to further develop their skills. All materials supplied.

Workshop is held in conjunction with Adelaide Central School of Art in JamFactory’s Ceramics Studio.

Thursday
27 July – 14 September
6 pm – 8 pm
Location: JamFactory Ceramics Studio – 19 Morphett Street, Adelaide

For Bookings contact Adelaide Central School of Art on 08 8299 7300 or Info@acsa.sa.edu.au

Introduction to Slip Casting
$340

This course will introduce participants to the fundamentals of ceramic mould making and
slip casting. The course will entail making simple one-piece moulds from clay-formed and found objects, with the aim of producing an object to take home. This workshop will cover various stages of the ceramic slipcasting process from planning and making a mould, working with clay slip, to firing and glazing. This course is also suitable for participants who are familiar with basic slipcasting processes, and would like to further develop their skills.

Workshop is held in conjunction with Adelaide Central School of Art in JamFactory’s Ceramics Studio.

Term 4 dates TBC
Location: JamFactory Ceramics Studio – 19 Morphett Street, Adelaide

For Bookings contact Adelaide Central School of Art on 08 8299 7300 or Info@acsa.sa.edu.au

Metal Workshops

Introduction to Silver Jewellery Making
$385

Designed for the absolute beginner, this seven class course teaches participants basic silver jewellery making skills such as sawing, filing, soldering, riveting, forming and roller embossing. Participants will design and make their own jewellery pieces including a ring and brooch or pendant. The course is held in JamFactory’s Metal Design Studio by skilled tutors enabling participants to learn jewellery making skills and techniques in a professional studio environment. All necessary materials are supplied; some students may choose to purchase extra silver in addition to these.

Time: Wednesday 6 – 9pm
Dates: 25 October to 6 December
* If our Wednesday class is booked out we can accommodate beginner students in our Level 2 class on Tuesdays. Please contact us on 08 8410 0727 to enquire.

Location: JamFactory Metal Design Studio – 19 Morphett Street, Adelaide

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Level 2: Silver Jewellery Making
$385.00

This course is designed for students who have completed the beginner’s course or have some prior knowledge of jewellery making. Improve your skills and learn new techniques under the guidance of skilled tutors in a professional studio.

All necessary materials are supplied; some students may choose to purchase silver in addition to these.

Time: Tuesday 6 – 9pm
Dates: 5 September to 17 October
Location: JamFactory Metal Design Studio – 19 Morphett Street, Adelaide

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Enamelling workshop
$385.00

This specialised 3-class introduction workshop will allow participants to learn and experience the basic processes of enamelling.
Each participant will be shown the technique of enamelling through torch firing and the process involved including; preparing the metal, firing, clean up and finishing. Participants will be given time to experiment, design and make their own piece of jewellery.

A basic knowledge of jewellery making is required and all necessary materials will be provided.

Time: 6 – 9pm
Dates: 3 x Monday 28 August, 4 and 11 September
Location: Jewellery and Metal Studio, JamFactory, 19 Morphett Street, Adelaide

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Working with wax workshop
$285

During this 2-class workshop participants will be introduced to carving and manipulating wax, which will be sent off to industry to be cast using the lost wax casting technique. Once castings have returned, they will be cleaned up and turned into wearable pieces using traditional jewellery making techniques.

No previous jewellery experience is required for this class, but if you have some basic jewellery fabrication skills, this workshop will add to them and give you more practical and innovative techniques to create with metal, while also providing you with contacts and lots of tips and tricks for casting projects in the future.

There will be additional charges for the casting fee and the silver/metal that is used for your pieces, which is dependent on the metal price for the day.

Time: 10am – 1pm
Dates: 2 x Saturday 5 and 12 August
Location: Metal Studio, JamFactory, 19 Morphett Street, Adelaide

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Flush Stone Setting Workshop
$185

Flush setting is a method of setting a stone flush to surface of metal, where a fine ridge of metal is pushed over the edge of a stone. This workshop starts with you making a simple jewellery piece such as a ring or pendant, to be later set with a faceted stone. Once the jewellery piece is completed you will be instructed in the anatomy of a faceted stone, measuring, marking, drilling the housing and then setting the stone. All materials are supplied including the stones (cubic zirconias) and silver. Should you wish to set any other stones, please feel free to bring them along for discussion. The best size for this technique is 1.5mm-3mm, stones should be faceted and round, being at least 7 on the MOHS scale, ie: tourmalines, sapphires, diamonds etc.

This workshop is suited to the intermediate jeweller; previous experience in jewellery making is needed. It is not suitable for anyone who hasn’t soldered or used beginner’s jewellery techniques before.

Time: 10 am – 1 pm
Date: Saturday 7 October
Location: Metal Studio, JamFactory, 19 Morphett Street, Adelaide

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Spoon making workshop
$325

This specialised 1-day workshop will give you the opportunity to learn and experience the processes involved in making spoons. Each participant will make a silver spoon and time permitting, experiment with brass as well. Traditional flatware techniques will be discussed and alternatives to traditional methods will be shown. Some techniques that will be covered are forging, pressing, soldering, planishing and finishing of work. All materials are supplied including the silver and brass. Some strength is needed for the class, as we will be doing some repetitive hammering and bending.

Time: 10am – 4pm
Date: Saturday 21 October
Location: Metal Studio, JamFactory, 19 Morphett Street, Adelaide

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Basic Mount Construction and Bezel Stone setting workshop
$285

This 2-day workshop will give you the opportunity to add some colour to your jewellery using semi-precious gemstones. The type of setting that will be covered is a bezel setting that will house a cabochon stone. Each participant will make a ring with a bezel mount and then set the stones in them. All materials including stones and silver are supplied.

This workshop is suited to the intermediate jeweller; previous experience in jewellery making is needed. It is not suitable for anyone who hasn’t soldered or used beginner’s jewellery techniques before.

TIME: 10am – 1pm
DATES: 2x Saturday 26 August and 2 September
Location: Metal Studio, JamFactory, 19 Morphett Street, Adelaide

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Claw/Prong Stone Setting Workshop
$285

This workshop will give you the opportunity to make a claw/prong setting that can house a semi-precious gemstone. During this jam-packed day, you will have the chance to make a ring or pendant using this technique.
All materials, stones and silver are included in this workshop; should you have a stone you wish to use, please bring it along for consideration in your piece.

You will need beginner level experience and have completed the Beginner’s Jewellery course here at the JamFactory or something similar. This workshop is not suitable for anyone who hasn’t soldered or used beginner’s jewellery techniques before.

Time: 10am – 4pm
Date: Saturday 16 September
Location: Metal Studio, JamFactory, 19 Morphett Street, Adelaide

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