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Pewter Casting Workshops

Casting In Pewter ~ Jewellery & more with Ella Macintosh

Casting In Pewter ~ Jewellery & more with Ella Macintosh

 


Discover this age-old technique of casting in Pewter, create your own unique designs using a cuttlefish cast with Ella MacIntosh.

This time served technique using this unusual material produces fantastic tactile results and is a great way to experience pewter in both a molten and solid form. Suitable for beginners as well as attendees with previous silver or jewellery making experience

Please feel free to bring along any inspiration or designs you may have or Ella will have lots to work from on the day. Suitable for beginners as well as attendees with previous silver or jewellery making experience.

9.30am – 4.30pm
£75 Lunch included
Material Charges £15

 

Dates for this course - see the table below to book:

Fri 12 Nov 2021

Kindly note there will be a £15 materials charge payable directly to the tutor on the day. Typically this course runs with around 10 students.

Please bring:  All materials are provided by the tutor. Please feel free to bring personal references, inspirations and designs which Ella can help with. It is recommended that everybody wears closed toed shoes as there will be hot metal in use. £15 materials money.

About the Artist  Ella is an award winning Pewter smith.  She is a traditionally trained Silversmith, studying at Buckinghamshire University, and describes being introduced to Pewter during her second year, as love at first hammer.  She works out of her studio at the Manchester Craft and Design Centre. Using techniques which have been passed down through generations of makers, Ella loves the sense of history, of connection with previous makers of years ago. This mix of ‘old’ combined with stripped back, embellishment-free contemporary design is what excites her. 

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Workshop Date Individual Price Available places Book
Fri 12th November 2021 9:30 am 75 2