Workshops

Master Classes in
Hand-forming

Abby often hosts workshops at her Melbourne based studio, nestled in the historic Younghusband Woolstore in Kensington.
Her diverse practice means that she covers a broad skill base that she has been practicing over the past decade, so by attending one of her exclusive workshops you will get an insight into how she works and get to take away an original piece of work.

If you would like to be updated when a workshop becomes available, if you have just missed out on a spot, or if you would like to wait for a more suitable date, be sure to sign-up to her workshop mailing list. 

SEPT.

Wax Carving to Metal - Jewellery Casting

2 Classes

You will get to make your own unique ring, earrings, pendant, bangle or small metal object to take home.

For any skill level, no prior skills or knowledge needed. 

Abby Seymour is renowned for her illustrative and distinct carved detailing applied in the form of metal used in her practice. Through the lost wax casting process Abby creates her own signature style; distinctive for markings which conjure references to ancient Egyptian relics and Art Deco geometry.

Designed for beginner to intermediate level, this workshop will guide you through the design process in lost wax casting through choosing the right tools, selecting and carving the right jewellers wax. Techniques of carving, filing and polishing will be used to give shape to a unique piece of jewellery.

There will be multiple demonstrations along the way and opportunity for individual tuition, specifically tailored to guide each student through the nuances of each design. You will also be given an invaluable hand book to reference at home along with a gridded design pad, wax to continue your designs, and of course your very own piece cast in silver or brass.

This course provides the perfect opportunity for you to apply your vision and style using the same techniques as Abby does in her practice.

This intimate workshop will be held in Abby’s Melbourne studio across two days; workshops are limited to a small number of students.

Please note that I have now relocated and all workshops will be held out of my new premises:
Location - 7/50 Albert Street, East Brunswick, 3057, Melbourne.

*All tools and materials will be provided. Additional materials will also be available to purchase in the workshop.

  • Location
    206/10 Elizabeth St, Kensington
  • Dates
    September 2nd & 9th
  • Time
    9.30AM—3.30PM
  • Price
    $385.00
TBA.

Ceramic & Metal 101 – Wall Hanging

1 Class

You will get to make your own metal and ceramic wall hanging to take home.

No prior skills or knowledge needed.

Abby Seymour explores the qualities of metal and ceramics in her practice which define her signature style.

Distinctive for their craftsmanship stand alone or combined, you will be able to form an understanding of the basics in one or both mediums.
You will be guided through crafting metals, forming tassels, choosing from a selection of Abby's pre-made ceramic components and applying your design to create your very own wall hanging to take home.

This intimate workshop will be held in Abby’s Melbourne studio over one day; workshops are limited to a small number of students.

*All tools and materials will be provided. Additional materials will also be available to purchase in the workshop.

  • Location
    206/10 Elizabeth St, Kensington
  • Dates
    TBA.
  • Time
    10AM—4PM
  • Price
    $270.00
TBA

Hand painting & forming porcelain

2 Classes

There is currently no workshops scheduled in.
If you would like to be informed when workshop dates are announced please sign up to the mail list.

For beginners and intermediates with Abby Seymour.

Classes will be held In Abby's studio in Kensington, Melbourne, Australia.
Come and learn, make and be guided through a porcelain project. 

These exclusive classes are limited to a small number of students.
Abby Seymour will be running classes based on her past years of experience working with porcelain.
During the four classes you will be taught some of the basics about working with porcelain.

You will come away with a couple of original pieces of jewellery made from scratch in porcelain, hand formed vessels or perhaps you have one of your own projects in mind that you can be guided through. 

  • Location
    206/10 Elizabeth St, Kensington
  • Dates
    TBA
  • Time
    10AM—4PM
  • Price
    $350.00