Exploring pigments and gold leaf on metal by Lucia Massei

Workshop  /  Making   Technics   Education  /  29 Mar 2019  -  31 Mar 2019
Published: 21.02.2019

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Introduction to colours/pigments and demonstration of various colouring techniques on metal: hot acrylics, pigments and their application, resins, (mixed media), chemical thinners and adhesives.
You'll be:
  • Rolling mill stamping, flame gilding.
  • Realization of one or more coloured jewels using silver/copper/brass.
  • Gold leaf, silver leaf, pigments, acrylics and non-precious metals are supplied by the school.

Dates: Friday - 5 pm to 8 pm; Saturday and Sunday - 10 am to 5 pm with an hour lunch break.
Price: €400 +22%VAT
Language: English.
Requirements: Each student should bring his own personal tools. Previous jewellery making experience is required.

About the teacher:
Lucia studied jewellery and painting at the Academy of Fine Arts in Florence and achieved meaningful experiences as a freelance designer in the fields of classic jewellery and fashion accessories. In 1998 she co-founded Alchimia together with Doris Maninger. As a jewellery artist, she had exhibited her work in galleries of contemporary art and design in international contexts.
Believing in the potential of every individual, and the power of Art, Massei as acting director of Alchimia, has been supporting students and staff in exploring and strengthening their creativity, encouraging their self-expression, providing them with the right space and environment, as well as guiding them towards new possibilities and directions throughout their carrier through her courses.