NEW! Hand colouring anodised aluminium
Tuesday 15 January 2013, 10am to 4pm
Tutor: Brenda Factor
In this workshop Brenda Factor will teach you how to colour anodised aluminium using dyes, inks, stamps and markers. This is ideal for those makers who want to incorporate colour in their jewellery. Students will have the opportunity to experiment using dip dying, overdying and stamping and students will complete a range of samples that can be…
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An introduction to silicone moulds and casting – No jewellery skills necessary
Date: Monday 14 January 2013, 10am to 4pm
Tutor: Brenda Factor
Learn how to make simple silicone moulds that can be used for making models in wax, silicone and other materials. Brenda Factor uses silicone extensively in her art practice and will demonstrate ways to make quick and easy moulds for casting multiples.
Cost $155 inc GST. This includes all materials and…Continue
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Wax Carving and Casting Workshop
Dates: Thursday 10 and Thursday 17 January 2013, 10am to 4pm
Tutor: Majella Beck
In this two-day workshop students will be introduced to a variety of wax working techniques, including carving and mouldable wax forming. On day one students will have the opportunity to experiment with different types of wax and make 2 wax rings that will be cast by a commercial caster. On day two students will clean up the castings and also…
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SquarePeg’s Artist Talks aim to provide the Sydney jewellery and arts community with the opportunity to hear from established jewellery/object artists. SquarePeg…Continue
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Get that edge to your website, marketing materials and arts proposals with professionally taken photographs of your jewellery
As a service to the Sydney jewellery community SquarePeg brings you Orlando Luminere, a professional arts photographer, who will set up a ‘photography studio’ at SquarePeg to document your work. Just in time for the next Australia Council New Work grant, due around mid April.
We have negotiated an excellent price of $45 per…Continue
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Workshop dates: January 16 – 25, 2012
We are really excited to announce a series of one-day jewellery workshops to be held at SquarePeg Studios in Newtown. These jewellery intensives are in response to many requests from our students and colleagues who want to improve their skills and techniques in a specific area.
One day courses include:
Stone Setting - Tension Setting and Tube Setting
Intensive Torch- Soldering
Intensive Torch- Fusing and Reticulation…
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SquarePeg Studios, Newtown Sydney
We are calling for applicants from graduates who have completed tertiary jewellery/object design related study in the past 2 years.
SquarePeg is offering two 3 month residencies in 2012 (February and June) for highly motivated recent graduates who wish to expand their practice in a supportive and creative studio environment.
The Residency program provides the successful applicant with studio space, for three months, to develop…Continue
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A one day workshop at SquarePeg Studio in Newtown.
Taught by Linda Blair, this coures is aimed at anyone interested in expanding their knowledge of the enamelling process using a different type of enamel applied to copper. Liquid enamel can be used in a range of ways - painted, dripped, sgraffitto, layered and ground back, textured and more. This workshop provides the opportunity to experiment with all these techniques, using liquid enamel by itself and in…Continue
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After 2 very successful courses we are gearing up for the next Stone Setting course at SquarePeg Studios. The course, taught by Majella Beck is aimed at makers with existing experience. Techniques include bezel setting, tube setting, flush setting and tension setting.
Start date: Wednesday 12 October for 5 weeks.
Time: 6.30 - 9.30 pm
Location: SquarePeg Studios, Alice St Newtown
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This course is aimed at makers with existing experience, and is also suitable for those who have completed the beginners and intermediate course. Students will learn how to make more complicated rings and settings, especially useful when undertaking commission work.…Continue
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Taught by Linda Blair, this coures is aimed at anyone interested in expanding their knowledge of the enamelling process using a different type of enamel applied to copper or mild steel. Liquid enamel can be used in a range of ways - painted, dripped, sgraffitto, layered and ground back, textured and more. This workshop provides the opportunity to experiment with all these…Continue
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SquarePeg Studios is a new contemporary jewellery workshop that provides a place for emerging and established makers to work together in a supportive and creative environment.
SquarePeg is based in a 200sq metre warehouse style space in Newtown with space for 10 contemporary jewellers. The studios include a well-equipped workshop, a space for jewellery classes and day benches are also available at a reasonable cost.
We are currently calling for applications from makers…Continue
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Saturday 16th July
SquarePeg Studios invites you to our studio to meet the current jewellers and celebrate the launch of the new website.
Come along and see our industrious workshop where it all happens, watch jewellery demonstrations and commission your own personalised tag. All money raised on the day will go toward the purchase of a data projector to use for future jewellery events and lectures.
First floor, 32-60 Alice Street Newtown…
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Jewellery from Sublimation Printed Metal and Plastic Weekend Workshop with Anna Davern
24 & 25 September
Sublimation printing is the technique of transferring dye to plastic using heat. In this class, electronic files of images and photos will be printed and then transferred to a variety of flat media, including acrylic and plastic coated sheet metal. This class is suitable for experienced makers as well as non-makers and a variety of techniques will be taught to…Continue
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Liquid Enamel Weekend Workshop with Linda Blair
6 & 7 August 10am-4pm
Liquid enamel can be used in a range of ways - painted, dripped, sgraffitto, layered and ground back, textured and more. In this workshop you will have the opportunity to experiment with all these techniques, using liquid enamel and in conjunction with transparent enamels and other materials. No jewellery experience needed.
Linda Blair is a contemporary jeweller with an interest in all…
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Day Bench Hire at SquarePeg Studios in Newtown.
SquarePeg is a new contemporary jewellery workshop that provides a place for emerging and established makers to work together in a supportive and creative environment.
We are offering casual day bench hire for students and jewellers wishing to access a range of equipment including: soldering torches, drill press, flexi, rolling…Continue
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Learn how to make jewellery at SquarePeg Studios in Newtown, Sydney.
Evening and Weekend classes from beginners up.
Specialist classes and small class sizes that are taught by contemporary artists.
New Term Starts 3rd may
Beginners classes - learn how to make and design a range of jewellery including rings/ pendants/ earrings.
Cost: $295 for 7 weeks
(Book and pay before 20 April for a 10% early bird discount)
Time: 6.30 to…
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