LifeClass the movie

Props Assistant - Dorte Planert

Born in Bavaria Germany, Dörte went through a High School specialized in Art & Music, worked as a Doctor’s receptionist for 10 years and migrated with her husband to Australia.They started the family business of manufacturing custom designed fine jewellery. 30 years of sharing the knowledge in goldsmithing and design, graduating in Tafe Courses for Small Business Skills, Drawing Skills, Tour Guiding, gaining her Workplace Trainer certificate, Trampoline and Gymnastics accreditations and running her own Gymnastics Club lead her to tutoring art, craft & jewellery making skills and Argentine Tango. The two children contributed to life being continuously developing in a never-ending learning process. The range of activities she offered in her courses and her own creations included Pearl-threading, Drawing & sculpturing in various materials and uses different techniques like carving or embossing, also water-colour, soft pastels, charcoal, pencil, pen & ink drawings, regular design & life-drawing practice sessions, Silk painting, pyrography, silver wire work, beading, copper foil embossing, Linocuts, mono-print, Collages, Mosaic, Pottery, Batik, Makramé, basketry, leatherwork, fabric dying & printing, lace making, weaving, sewing, embroidery, crochet, knitting, Viking braid cord making, Nalbinding, finger looping, candle & glass bead making.
She strongly believes that every person is very unique and should find her/his individual style, especially in jewellery. Aesthetics, Quality, Comfort and wear ability are of greater importance to her than fashion moods.
Inspiration: People, Children, other Cultures, Travel, Flora, Fauna, Driftwood, Rock Formations, created by nature’s forces, the flowing forms of Art Nouveau, Impressionists e.g. Degas, Lalique, Lapponia Jewellery, Classical Music, Science.