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North Devon

The Square Studio

Address: The Square Studio, 2 The Square, Northam, North Devon EX39 1AR Tel. 01237 429412

Website: www.thesquarestudio.co.uk

Tutor: Mary Myers

Mary Myers is a member of the PMC network of Accredited Training Centers at her new premises, The Square Studio in Northam, North Devon.

Mary originally studied jewellery making at college in London and worked as a designer maker for many years.  She discovered PMC nearly ten years ago and realised its potential instantly.  After completing her certification training she spent time experimenting whilst studying for a Fine Art Degree and completing her teacher training.  She has been teaching PMC workshops and jewellery courses at Petroc, her own studio and well as other venues in North Devon.

 

Course: Precious Metal Clay Jewellery

General course; suitable for beginners and those with some experience. During the course you will be able to make a small pendant or several charms to your own design. You will learn how to roll, texture and cut the clay. Once you have made your design you will refine your piece prior to firing and polishing. 

Day: Saturday   

Time: 10am – 3pm including one hour for lunch

Cost £ 85 per person including vat and a pack of 7g PMC3 clay.

Dates: 15 February, 22 March, 17 May, 28 June, 9 August, 27 September and 15 November

 

Course: Precious Metal Clay Masterclass – Gem setting

This course is designed for those who have completed the Precious Metal Clay Jewellery Course or have previous metal clay experience. Here you will design your own item of jewellery and learn different gem setting techniques to produce something truly unique.

Day: Saturday 19 April

Time: Time: 10am – 3pm including one hour for lunch

Cost £ 85 per person including vat and a pack of 7g PMC3 clay.

 

Course: Precious Metal Clay Masterclass – Silver leaf pendant

This course is designed for those who have completed the Precious Metal Clay Jewellery Course or have previous metal clay experience. Confident beginners are also welcome on this course. Inspired by nature, use a real leaf to create a natural silver pendant.

Day: Saturday 26 July

Time: Time: 10am – 3pm including one hour for lunch

Cost £ 95 per person including vat, ½ pot of PMC3 paste and 5g of PMC3 clay.

 

Course: Precious Metal Clay Masterclass – Moulds and textures

This course is designed for those who have completed the Precious Metal Clay Jewellery Course or have previous metal clay experience. Here you will design your own item of jewellery and learn different gem setting techniques to produce something truly unique.

Day: Saturday 11 October

Time: 10am – 3pm including one hour for lunch

Cost £ 85 per person including vat and a pack of 7g PMC3 clay.

 

Accommodation

Green House Vegetarian Guesthouse, Torridge Street, Bideford, Devon EX39 4EF. Bed and breakfast from £39 per night hosted by artists Dave and Sadie Green. Tel. 01237 477789 Website: bidefordvegetarian.co.uk

Durrant House Hotel, Heywood Road, Northam, Bideford, Devon EX39 3QB. Tel: 01237 472361 Fax: 01237 421709. From £40 per night.

Travel

The nearest train station is Barnstable with a bus service to Northam.

Road: 40 minutes from the M5 motorway.

Parking

There are several short term parking bays directly outside  and a FREE car park a short walk away accessed from St Theresa`s Close and Mondeville Way just off Lakenham Hill or follow the signs from Northam Square.

Lunch

Coffee, teas and biscuits are provided. Please bring a packed lunch. There is a Cost cutter nearby.