Tool & Wire Basics – ABB 101
Tool and wire basics online 90 minute Zoom class with bonus enrollment in private support group on Facebook with other jewelry students. Learn all about jewelry making tools and wires ala Aboriginal Bling Blam. The attributes, sizes, types, usages, sources, safety tips and much more. In addition, you will be taught various techniques to improve hand-eye coordination with your pliers and wire. After this course, you will know the basics for better dexterity with your tools so that you can unlock your inner creativity much easier. Before we can create jewelry, we have to know basics about wire and how to efficiently use our tools first.
This course is a keystone course to everything else ABB will offer, and it is a prerequisite to all subsequent courses to follow.
Student Needs: Grip-tipped needle nose pliers; 4 ft of copper wire: 14/16/18/ gauges (pick one)
Class time 7pm – 8:30pm CST . Course dates TBA January-April 2023