Weekend Course October: Resin Jewelry

Yoko Shimizu, Earings, resin, silver

Yoko Shimizu, Earings, resin, silver

 

Experimenting in Resin with Yoko Shimizu

In this course students will learn to work with epoxy resin and will be able
to experience the multiple possibilities of this material. The focus of the
course will be on the use of resin in combination with metal, the casting
(silicon molds), the incorporation of diverse materials (paper, wood, colour,
sand..) during the polimerization process, the possibilities of surface effects and finishings.
Tools and non-precious materials as well as handouts on the course, are supplied by the school.

Date of the course:  24-25-26 October 2014 (15 hours)

Duration: 15h,
Friday: from 5p.m. to 8 p.m.
Saturday and Sunday: from 10a.m. to 5 p.m.

 

Yoko Shimizu, necklace, resin, silver

Yoko Shimizu, necklace, resin, silver

In questo corso gli studenti conosceranno la resina epossidica e potranno sperimentare le molteplici possibilità d’uso di questo materiale. Il corso sarà focalizzato sull’utilizzo della resina in combinazione con il metallo. Si userà la resina in colata ( casting)  con stampi in silicone, e si vedrà come incorporare diversi materiali (carta, legno, colori, sabbia ..) durante il processo di polimerizzazione.
Alla fine si lavorerà sulle varie possibilità di effetti di superficie e finiture.

 

 

 


Yoko Shimizu, nata a Tokyo, è insegnante di Alchimia da diversi anni. Si è specializzata nel gioiello in resina ed espone in gallerie in tutto il mondo, i suoi lavori si trovanno in diverse collezioni museali.
Vive e lavora a Firenze: www.yokoshimizu.it

Yoko Shimizu, born in Tokyo, is teaching at Alchimia since many years. She is specialized in resin jewelry and exhibitis in galleries worldwide, her work can be found in diverse museum collections.
Lives and works in Florence: www.yokoshimizu.it

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