I’m off on our summer holidays til the 23rd.
Heat, sun, lakes, sun, humidity, fun, coffee, wineries, heat,
then get back into the a/c car.
Have fun in the snow you Northern Hemitypes!
PS Here’s what I’m doing:
Ever wanted a go at making jewellery?
Tutor ? Brian Adam
TRY A ONE HOUR JEWELLERY LESSON. They are the latest happening in
Queenstown?s famous Beach Street mall outside Celia Kennedy Gallery. Working
impromptu with an experienced jewellery artist you have a chance to make a
useful piece of jewellery for yourselves or for a gift. No experience
necessary ? in fact children are welcome ? it?ll be a rewarding fun
experience for all holiday-makers.
? a plain silver ring and add some designs to it
? silver or titanium earrings
? silver or titanium pendant on a cord
Go home with a skill you never thought you?d get.
10am to 4pm, Tuesday 13 to Thursday 15 Jan ?98
1 hour session $40 (2 hours $70) ? tools and materials provided
Inquiries: CELIA KENNEDY GALLERY, 25 Beach Street, ph 03 442 7870, QUEENSTOWN
Weekend Jewellery Workshop
EMPHASIS will be on simplicity, fun, and direct-design methods ? designing
right on the raw materials and developing and resolving the spontaneous
results. Copper, brass, coconut, paua, and some silver supplied.
TECHNIQUES covered are simple enough for beginners to quickly create things
with style, yet have extra tricks that experts can learn. These include:
texturing, stamping, and chasing; simple ring-making; repeat cuttlefish
casting; ?fold-forming? and ?shell-forming?, which are quick and creative
ways with sheet; and the ?Satsuo Ando? method , a simple Japanese way of
ALONG THE WAY depending on demand I will demonstrate or discuss: precious
metals theory and practical alloying; solder-making - the ancient ?eutectic?
silver solder; hardening and tempering steel tools; plus Making Eyeglasses
and Eyewear - my specialist area.
Come and develop some of your ideas in a different creative environment.
Bring your own tools, special materials, found objects, and components
There?s a possibility of an optional extra day on Monday 19th.
All levels welcome
9am to 4pm, Saturday 17 and Sunday 18 Jan ?98
2 day workshop $199.00
Bookings: CELIA KENNEDY GALLERY, 25 Beach Street, ph 03 442 7870, QUEENSTOWN
B r i a n ? A d a m J e w e l l e r y E y e w e a r ?
@Brian_Adam1 ph/fx +64 9 817 6816 NEW ZEALAND
http://www.adam.co.nz/eyewear/ artworks - spectacles
http://www.adam.co.nz/jewellery/ earrings rings NZ jade
http://www.adam.co.nz/workshop/ NEXT: Queenstown NZ Jan 13 1998
http://www.adam.co.nz/ruthbaird/ Ruth makes her jewellery alongside me