Material and Paper Dyeing Techniques
In this course you will explore a different dying and paper patterns technique very week. By the end of this course students will have a learnt a variety of dying techniques
This course complements Bookbinding — Introduction.You will work on one major project for the duration of the course to consolidate existing skills and learn new methods.
Artist Books 1
In this course you will explore the papermaking and book techniques used for artist books' presentation of visual information and ideas.
The course is designed to create boxes to protect or hold artwork, documents or protect books in the introductory aspects of bookbinding traditional box making techniques.
3D Modelling Workshop
You will learn how models are made and how to make your own models. This will cover new technology available as well as traditional techniques. It will enable you to continue on to creating more complex models using a range of skills and equipment, including rapid prototyping.
This course is designed for those interested in the introductory aspects of bookbinding, book restoration and gold blocking. You will undertake practical exercises in bookbinding and finishing in a fully equipped bindery, guided by experienced staff.
Artist Books 2
Explore a different bookbinding technique every week. By the end of this course you will have a minimum of 6 mini books that reflect your individual way of creating and presenting ideas.
Book Repair and Restoration
You will undertake practical exercises in bookbinding and finishing to an intermediate/advanced level, depending on ability. You will work on your own projects under the supervision and direction of experienced staff.
Introduction to Jewellery Design and Making
This course introduces participants to jewellery design and making. The objective will be to learn about contemporary jewellery design and practice and to delve into the material processes of gold silversmithing.
Introduction to Jewellery Design and Making 2
This course develops on from the first introduction to jewellery design and making and assists participants to develop fabrication skills. The objective will be to learn about contemporary jewellery design and practice and to delve into the material processes of Gold Silvermithing.
Introduction to 3D Modelling and Printing for Jewellers
In this short course jewellery participants will be introduced to ring production using 3D Printing technologies. The objective will be for jewellers to learn about how they can use Rhino to apply 3D Printing to their current jewellery practice.
Prue Acton: Colour and Design
In this colour and design practical course, we will explore how to use colour effectively and creatively as artists, architects, teachers, and designers of fashion, textiles, interiors, print, digital and games. creatively.
Picture Book Writing
Gain deeper understanding of and an appreciation for the complexities of children’s writing and how to bring your work to a professional finished level.