Learn everything you need to know about casting Jesmonite homewares in this 3.5 hour workshop including measuring, mixing, pouring, colouring, creating terrazzo chips and marbled patterns, and how to de-mould, sand and lacquer to create a professional finish. many different mould options available such as trays, coasters, trinket boxes, plant pots and more. Jesmonite is a composite material used in fine arts, crafts, and construction. It consists of a gypsum-based material in an acrylic resin which can be used for a variety of different uses. Please feel free to BYO a bottle of wine, cheese, dip and crackers provided.
What you will learn
- How to measure and mix jesmonite.
- How to colour and create different patterns using pigments.
- How to de-mould, sand and lacquer to create a professional finish.
What you will get
- 4-5 completed jesmonite homewares.
What to bring
- All materials provided
What to wear
Casual, it might get messy. Aprons provided
Anna is recognised as one of Australia leading costume jewellery designers. Her work is regularly represented in fashion and bridal publications and parades including Fashion Week. Anna has many commissions from film and theatre companies and has also participated in many group exhibitions. Her design interests have extended from costume to other areas including lead lighting, mosaic, sculpture, printing and fine art techniques, millinery, and metal and theatrical costumes. She also works as a freelance stylist for bridal and fashion photo shoots.
During the last twenty years of running her costume jewellery label ‘Elysian Creations’ she has trained many staff how to craft and assemble costume jewellery, bridal millinery and costumes, and extended this twelve years ago to teaching children and adults how to make jewellery and art and craft creations. See Anna’s work on Instagram @elysiancreations @aaisforart
After many years of working in the fashion industry and becoming a mother of two, Anna’s passion for teaching and sharing her extensive knowledge in jewellery making and art and craft techniques has grown from teaching at schools to running classes and workshops at her own studioAa is for art in Melbourne’s inner west.
She believes everyone has the ability to be creative and with positive encouragement can produce beautiful artwork. She also believes creativity has a calming effect on children and builds confidence through a sense of achievement, she loves inspiring children to push the boundaries of what they think they are capable of to send them to next level.
Cancellations & Refunds
You are entitled to a full refund.
You’re welcome to send someone in your place.
- A refund can be requested 2 days before class starts. Free of charge.
We recommend the refund upgrade option upon checkout in case you’re not able to attend the class. Learn more about refund upgrade option.
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