Sculptural Metalwork For Women Byron Community College

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Sculptural Metalwork For Women

Sculptural Metalwork For Women

This course has no current classes. Please the waiting list.

In this women’s only sculpture class, you’ll explore different metalworking techniques in a safe and fun environment. These include, cutting, fixing (including welding) and forming metal, depending on the design you choose. This class is a logical choice if you are a previous welding student or existing hobbyist who wants to expand your artistic and practical skill base. Also, novices who want a safe “taste” of metalwork, are also encouraged to participate.

The focus will be on creating your own piece of garden art with recycled mixed metals (upcycling). This includes a decorative birdbath project realised during the class. Some materials are supplied so you can add your own individual touch and practice new techniques. You can also bring your own recycled metal objects and materials to incorporate into your birdbath creation.

If you have previous welding/ metalworking experience and would like to do your own project, please contact your tutor, Nyree, to discuss what you have in mind and she’ll try to oblige, a size limit may apply: nyree@smithart.com.au.

Nyree is an experienced creator of metal art and objects with over 30 years’ experience. She’s designed an enjoyable and informative class that will help you upcycle with confidence!

What to bring:

  • Refreshments, lunch and minimum of 1-2 litres of drinking water/ beverage.
  • Wear work boots, steel capped if you have them.
  • Wear long cotton drill or denim pants or overalls (no shorts, ¾ length, or frayed cuffs).
  • Wear long sleeved thick cotton "overshirt" (flannelette cotton is ok) and cotton T-shirt or tank top underneath. NB: Clothing is likely to get dirty.
  • Tie up long hair and trim nails to 5mm maximum length.

All points listed above are considered mandatory for involvement in this class. All other PPE and materials will be provided (you may bring your own recycled metal materials).

Important information

Once your enrolment is completed you will receive a confirmation email. This email will be your receipt and inform you of the dates, time and venue of your course, it will also let you know of anything you need to take to class with you.

Please make sure that you give us a valid email address and mobile number as any course changes will be communicated via sms or email.

Students are required to be 15 years old and above at the time of enrolment.

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We keep our class sizes small so that you get a better experience. Avoid disappointment, enrol early!

Course testimonials:

  • Enjoyed learning new skills from a knowledgeable teacher
  • It was a terrific day of creativity. Nyree has so much knowledge to offer and was attentive to all in the class. I'd love to do more in the future.