Nov/Dec - Introduction to making jewellery from waste plastic, course and kit

Regular price £350.00

This course is designed for beginners with no experience to start using waste plastic to make exciting contemporary jewellery. It covers the tools, techniques, materials, safety measures and includes the kit.

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Course curriculum

Week One: Getting Ready

Module one - Getting ready 1. The space 
Module one - Getting ready 2. The toolkit 
Module one - Getting ready 3. Dust collection 
Module one - Getting ready 4. The bench peg 
Module One - Getting ready 5. The saw frame 
Module One - Getting ready - 6. The task

Week Two - Identifying plastic types
Module Two - Identifying plastic types 1. Introduction
Module Two - Identifying plastic types 2. Recycling codes
Module Two - Identifying plastic types 3. Plastic without codes
Module Two - Identifying plastic types 4. The task

Week Three - How to cut & shape plastic
Module Three - How to cut & shape plastic 1. Making the most of your plastic
Module Three - How to cut & shape plastic 2. Cutting high impact polystyrene (HIPS)
Module Three - How to cut & shape plastic 3. Cutting polypropylene( PP)
Module Three - How to cut & shape plastic 4. Cutting high density polyethylene (HDPE)
Module Three - How to cut & shape plastic 5. Cutting acrylic
Module Three - How to cut & shape plastic 6. Cutting within a shape
Module Three - How to cut & shape plastic 7. Filing shapes
Module three - How to cut & shape plastic 8. The task

Week Four - How to embellish plastic
Module Four - How to embellish plastic 1. Scratched marks
Module Four - How to embellish plastic 2. Emphasising your marks with resin
Module Four - How to embellish plastic 3. Other tools for mark making
Module Four - How to embellish plastic 4 The task

Week Five - Finishing off
Module Five - Finishing off 1. Pendants
Module Five - Finishing off 2. Brooches
Module Five - Finishing off 3. Earrings
Module Five - Finishing off 4. Design your own collection

Week Six - Sharing Completed Projects
Sharing Completed Projects