Designing a Collection with Marlene Richey

Sunday, September 15, 10-5p

So many people making jewelry call themselves designers, without so much as a second thought given to what makes a designer. And what exactly does a designer do?

The concept of good or bad design is subjective, but in this fast paced, highly interactive and creative class you will glean answers to these questions.
You will learn:
-the basics of designing a cohesive collection with some fun hands-on exercises
-begin to look at your jewelry through new eyes
-see how you can improve your designs
-and ultimately become a more successful and thoughtful designer.

Marlene Richey, who is known for her business and marketing classes, will reveal another part of herself that most people don’t know. Her father was head of the art department at the university level, and her uncle was head of the art department at Central Washington University. Both men published numerous books on art, design and art education. Marlene herself majored in art and metalsmithing in college and did postgraduate work on Russian icons. She was raised in an environment where the concept of “less is more” was prominent, and Scandinavian designer, Alvar Aalto, and the postmodern movement were common topics during family conversations. All of this was the perfect preparation for a successful career in the jewelry and craft world. These concepts are still popular today, making Marlene an ideal instructor and invaluable advisor to the modern designer.

Marlene knows design and wants to help develop your aesthetic and take your vision to the next level. This class is invaluable to the artist who wishes to push their concepts further to create strong and beautiful works of art.

Marlene Richey Series Combo:​
Sign up for all three classes: Jewelry Business EssentialsProfiting by Design and Designing a Collection and save $45
***Marlene will have her book Profiting by Design available for purchase and have her sign it while she is here.*** 

Tuition: $150 + $25 Lab Fee - Payment plans available | Kit fees paid last day of class

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Reserve your spot today in one of our many inspiring workshops or classes by calling the Creative Side | Jewelry Academy of Austin 512-799-0731 or feel free to email us with any questions at info@creativeside.org.

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