Short Courses

 
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Ceramic Short Courses

 

 
 
 
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Introduction to
Wheel Throwing


Held in JamFactory Ceramics Studios, this course will introduce you to the techniques and skills required to throw clay on a potter’s wheel. You will cover various stages of ceramic making from shaping the object with the wheel, to firing, and glazing to make your very own object. This course is also suitable if you are familiar with wheel work, but would like to further develop your skills.

All materials supplied. Ages 16+

Price: $340
Location: JamFactory Ceramics Studio - 19 Morphett Street, Adelaide
Duration: 8 week course

TERM 4 DATES TO BE ANNOUNCED

This workshop is held in conjunction with Adelaide Central School of Art (ACSA) in JamFactory’s Ceramics Studio. All bookings are made via ACSA on (08) 8299 7300 or info@acsa.sa.edu.au

Intermediate
Wheel Throwing


Held in JamFactory Ceramics Studios, this course will expand your throwing repertoire with new techniques and forms, including handles, bowls, and matching sets. This course is open to students who have previously completed a minimum of 2 terms of beginner’s throwing classes and have confirmed with their teacher that this is the appropriate level for them.

All materials supplied. Ages 16+

Price: $340
Time: Tuesday 6PM - 8PM
Location: JamFactory Ceramics Studio – 19 Morphett Street, Adelaide
Duration: 8 week course

TERM 4 DATES TO BE ANNOUNCED

This workshop is held in conjunction with Adelaide Central School of Art (ACSA) in JamFactory’s Ceramics Studio. All bookings are made via ACSA on (08) 8299 7300 or info@acsa.sa.edu.au

Introduction to Hand Building
and Surface Decoration


Held in JamFactory Ceramics Studios, this course is an ideal introduction to hand building ceramics. You will learn a number of skills to apply to your ceramic practice, from coil, pinch and slab construction, to firing and glazing. This course is also suitable if you who are familiar with hand building techniques and would like to further your skills.

All materials supplied. Ages 16+

Price: $340
Time: Wednesday 6PM - 8PM
Location: JamFactory Ceramics Studio – 19 Morphett Street, Adelaide
Duration: 8 week course

TERM 4 DATES TO BE ANNOUNCED

This workshop is held in conjunction with Adelaide Central School of Art (ACSA) in JamFactory’s Ceramics Studio. All bookings are made via ACSA on (08) 8299 7300 or info@acsa.sa.edu.au

 

Intermediate Hand Building and Surface Decoration


This course is for students with basic hand-building skills, who are open to self-directed learning. An experienced teacher will assist you with your projects, and teach techniques specific to your interests to improve your hand-building and decorating skills.

 All materials supplied. Ages 16+

Price: $340
Time: Monday 6PM - 8PM
Location: JamFactory Ceramics Studio – 19 Morphett Street, Adelaide
Duration: 8 week course

TERM 4 DATES TO BE ANNOUNCED

This workshop is held in conjunction with Adelaide Central School of Art (ACSA) in JamFactory’s Ceramics Studio. All bookings are made via ACSA on (08) 8299 7300 or info@acsa.sa.edu.au

 
 
 

Jewellery Short Courses

 

 
 
 
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Introduction
Silver Jewellery Making


Designed for the absolute beginner, this seven class course teaches you basic silver jewellery making skills such as sawing, filing, soldering, riveting, forming and roller embossing. You will design and make your own jewellery pieces including a ring and brooch or pendant. The course is held in JamFactory’s Jewellery and 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; you may choose to purchase extra silver in addition to these.

Price: $399
Time: Wednesdays 6 - 9PM
Location: JamFactory Jewellery and Metal Studio, 19 Morphett Street, Adelaide
Ages 16+

TERM 4 DATES TO BE ANNOUNCED

Level 2
Silver Jewellery Making


Improve your skills and learn new techniques including bezel stone setting, hydraulic pressing and bb making hinge mechanisms under the guidance of a skilled tutor in a professional studio. This course is designed for students who have completed the beginner’s course or have prior knowledge of jewellery making.

All necessary materials are supplied; you may choose to purchase extra silver in addition to these. Ages 16+

Price: $399
Time: Tuesdays 6 - 9PM
Location: JamFactory Jewellery and Metal Studio, 19 Morphett Street, Adelaide
Ages 16+

TERM 4 DATES TO BE ANNOUNCED

Working
With Wax


During this private 2-class workshop you 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.

Price: $295
Time: Saturday 10AM - 1PM
Date: 17 and 24 August
Teacher: Sylvia Nevistic
Location: JamFactory Jewellery and Metal Studio, 19 Morphett Street, Adelaide
Ages 16+

 
 

Introduction
to Enamelling


This specialised 2- class introduction workshop, which will allow you to learn and experience the basic process of enamelling. You will be shown the technique of enamelling through torch firing and the process involved including preparing the metal, firing, clean up and finishing and given time to experiment, design and make your own piece of jewellery. Some prior knowledge of jewellery making is required and all necessary materials will be provided.

Price: $355
Time: Saturday 10AM - 1PM
Date: 3 and 10 August
Teacher: Danielle Lo
Location: JamFactory Jewellery and Metal Studio 19 Morphett Street, Adelaide
Ages 16+

Surface Decorating
with Enamel


This 1-day workshop is designed to demonstrate the process of using liquid enamel on both jewellery and objects. You will begin the day applying liquid enamel on a copper dish, followed with designing and making a pendant.

If you have had experience with enamel, this workshop will teach you techniques to add to your repertoire. Decorative processes, including the application of wirework on enamel will be discussed and demonstrated.

All necessary materials are supplied.

Price: $385
Time: Saturday 10AM - 4PM
Date: 28 September
Teacher: Danielle Lo
Location: JamFactory Jewellery and Metal Studio, 19 Morphett Street, Adelaide
Ages 16+

Tutored
Bench Access


These private classes tutored by jeweller and object maker Sylvia Nevistic are self-directed, for those who already have experience in jewellery making and would like to work on their own project with the help of a tutor.

Using the skills you have already gained, this will be an ideal time to concentrate on developing your own designs that may be a little more technically challenging. Sylvia will assist you with all technical aspects as well as new ways to generate designs. If you have attended the Beginners and Intermediate classes at JamFactory, then this class is suitable for you. Class sizes are limited to 6-8 people for more one on one attention.

Price: $399
Time: Thursday 6 - 9PM
Location: JamFactory Jewellery and Metal Studio, 19 Morphett Street, Adelaide
Ages 16+

TERM 4 DATES TO BE ANNOUNCED

 
 

Flush
Stone Setting


Flush setting is a method of setting a stone flush to the surface, where a fine ridge of metal is pushed over the edge of a stone. This workshop starts with a demonstration of the techniques used in flush setting into a piece of copper. You will be instructed in the anatomy of a faceted stone, measuring, marking, drilling the housing and then setting the stone. After a bit of practice you will have a chance to set coloured stones into a supplied sterling silver signet ring that you may take with you.

All materials are supplied including the stones (cubic zirconias) and silver ring. 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, cubic zirconias etc.

This workshop is specialised and suited to the intermediate jeweller; previous experience in jewellery making is essential.

Price: $225
Time: Saturday 10AM - 1PM
Date: 7 September
Teacher: Sylvia Nevistic
Location: JamFactory Jewellery and Metal Studio, 19 Morphett Street, Adelaide
Ages 16+

 
 
 

Glass Short Courses

 

 
 
 
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Individual Glass Blowing


Experience an intensive one-on-one session in the glass studio, learn traditional glass blowing skills in gathering, forming and design to make your own glass piece.

Price: $520 per person
Time: Saturday or Sunday / 8am – 12pm or 12.30pm – 4.30pm
Duration: 4 hours
Dates: Workshop bookings are taken from February to October.
Ages 16+

Gift cards are available year round.

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

Team Glass Blowing


Engage in a live glass blowing demonstration and be tutored by experienced practitioners. You will dip into the furnace and experience the process of making your very own paperweight or drinking glass. This program is perfect for social, corporate and school groups.
Max 12 people.

Price: $3200 per group.
Duration: 4 hours
Dates: Workshop bookings are taken from February to October.
Ages 16+

Gift cards are available year round.

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