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

Time: Monday 10AM - 12PM
Date: 23 September – 18 November
Teacher: Ebony Heidenreich

Time: Monday 1PM – 3PM
Date: 23 September – 18 November
Teacher: Ebony Heidenreich
FULLY BOOKED

Time: Monday 6PM – 8PM
Date: 23 September – 18 November
Teacher: Connie Augoustinos
FULLY BOOKED

Time: Tuesday 10AM – 12PM
Date: 24 September – 12 November
Teacher: Xanthe Murphy

Time: Wednesday 6PM – 8PM
Date: 25 September – 13 November
Teacher: Xanthe Murphy
FULLY BOOKED

Time: Thursday 6PM – 8PM
Date: 10 October – 28 November
Teacher: Kerryn Levy
FULLY BOOKED

Time: Saturday 10AM – 12PM
Date: 21 September – 16 November
Teacher: Xanthe Murphy
FULLY BOOKED

Time: Saturday 1PM – 3PM
Date: 21 September – 16 November
Teacher: Xanthe Murphy
FULLY BOOKED

This workshop is held in conjunction with Adelaide Central School of Art (ACSA) in JamFactory’s Ceramics Studio. All bookings are made via ACSA.

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
Location: JamFactory Ceramics Studio – 19 Morphett Street, Adelaide
Duration: 8 week course

Time: Tuesday 6PM - 8PM
Date: 24 September - 12 November
Teacher: Ashlee Hopkins

This workshop is held in conjunction with Adelaide Central School of Art (ACSA) in JamFactory’s Ceramics Studio. All bookings are made via ACSA.

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
Location: JamFactory Ceramics Studio – 19 Morphett Street, Adelaide
Duration: 8 week course

Time: Tuesday 6PM - 8PM
Date: 24 September - 12 November
Teacher: Connie Augoustinos
FULLY BOOKED

Time: Wednesday 6PM - 8PM
Date: 25 September - 13 November
Teacher: Connie Augoustinos
FULLY BOOKED

This workshop is held in conjunction with Adelaide Central School of Art (ACSA) in JamFactory’s Ceramics Studio. All bookings are made via ACSA.

 

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
Location: JamFactory Ceramics Studio – 19 Morphett Street, Adelaide
Duration: 8 week course

Time: Monday 6PM - 8PM
Date: 14 October - 2 December
Teacher: Kerryn Levy

This workshop is held in conjunction with Adelaide Central School of Art (ACSA) in JamFactory’s Ceramics Studio. All bookings are made via ACSA.

 
 
 

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
Location: JamFactory Jewellery and Metal Studio, 19 Morphett Street, Adelaide
Duration: 7 weeks
Ages 16+

Time: Wednesdays 6 - 9PM
Date: 4 September - 16 October


Time: Wednesdays 6 - 9PM
Date: 23 October - 4 December

Level 2
Silver Jewellery Making


Improve your skills and learn new techniques including simple bezel and claw stone setting 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
Location: JamFactory Jewellery and Metal Studio, 19 Morphett Street, Adelaide
Duration: 7 weeks
Ages 16+

Time: Tuesdays 6 - 9PM
Date: 3 September - 15 October

Time: Tuesdays 6 - 9PM
Date: 22 October - 3 December

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
Location: JamFactory Jewellery and Metal Studio, 19 Morphett Street, Adelaide
Duration: 2 days
Ages 16+

Time: Saturday 10AM - 1PM
Date: 2 and 9 November
Teacher: Sylvia Nevistic

 
 

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
Location: JamFactory Jewellery and Metal Studio 19 Morphett Street, Adelaide
Duration: 2 days
Ages 16+

Time: Saturday 10AM - 1PM
Date: 28 September and 5 October
Teacher: Danielle Lo

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
Location: JamFactory Jewellery and Metal Studio, 19 Morphett Street, Adelaide
Duration: 7 weeks
Ages 16+

Time: Thursday 6 - 9PM
Dates: 24 October - 5 December
Teacher: Sylvia Nevistic

 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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 Kristel Britcher on (08) 8410 0727 or kristel.britcher@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 Kristel Britcher on (08) 8410 0727 or kristel.britcher@jamfactory.com.au