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Beg. Metal Clay: All About Bails - Weekly Class

Spruill Center for the Arts

5339 Chamblee Dunwoody Rd
Dunwoody, GA 30338
(770) 394-3447

THIS IS A WEEKLY CLASS

This is an 7-week course offered on Thursdays
Register 10am - 1pm 
Register 6:30pm to 9:30pm

Explore the exciting world of silver clay. Silver clay is .999 pure silver powder mixed with organic binders allowing you to work it like clay. It can be molded, sculpted, rolled, textured, and more. The binder burns away when fired, leaving pure silver. 

This seven week course will explore a variety of ways to make and hang a pendant.   The course is open to all, from those who have never touched metal clay before to experienced users who are looking to expand their metal clay vocabulary.

    Thursday, April 4 • Thursday, May 23

    New Month, New Day

    Adventures in Silver Clay


    John C. Campbell Folk School

    One Folk School Road
    Brasstown, NC 28902
    1-800.FOLK.SCH (365.5724)
    828.837.2775

    Info & Registration

    Innovative Art Clay Silver contain pure metal powder mixed with an organic binder, allowing you to work it like clay. It can be molded, sculpted, rolled, textured, and more. The binders burn away when fired, leaving pure metal. Make earrings, pendants, and other jewelry, guided in topics including molding the clay, construction techniques, firing, and finishing. All levels welcome.

      Sunday, May 26 • Saturday, June 1

      New Month, New Day

      Hinged Box Pendant

        
      Creator Haven LLC
      41-B, Hangar Way
      Watsonville, CA 95076
      creatorhaven.com

      INFO & REGISTRATION

      There are as many approaches to box construction as there are artists who make them, and master metal clay artist Pam East has created a box project focusing on intricate, delicate details. This challenging, multi-layered project will greatly expand our metal clay skill set as we build a hinged box featuring tiny gears, tiny gemstones, and tight, unobtrusive hinges with smooth action. The precise work will include rolling, texturing and cutting the clay; sanding and prepping greenware elements; creating and fitting mitered corners; and building small, functional components like hinges, cotter pins, and clasp elements. We’ll also be flush setting tiny stones, designing and constructing an open bail, and learning how to mask stamps and texture plates for unique results. Not into steampunk? Choose a garden inspired theme instead with tiny floral-themed components!

      This workshop is intended for students with recent successful metal clay experience, including rolling clay to an even thickness, working with stamps and templates, and proficiency with greenware finishing and using syringe. We’re providing all the tools, equipment and materials you’ll need to complete the projects, so you just have to bring eye magnification and have fun!

        Thursday, June 20 • Sunday, June 23

        New Month, New Day

        Shadow Box Pendant

          

        The Makery
        2355 Bulverde Road #4
        Bulverde TX 78163
        830.980.9089
        info@makeryarts.com

        Info & Registration

        We’re delighted to be welcoming master metal clay artist Pam East back to the studio with a fun weekend project! There are as many ways to create a box as there are artists who make them, and Pam will show us her method with this creative shadow box pendant. Along the way, we’ll explore a full range of metal clay skills, including rolling, texturing and cutting clay; sanding and prepping greenware elements; and creating and fitting mitered corners.  We’ll flex our metal clay muscles as we design and build a unique scene inside our boxes, using her methods for making, refining, and adding tiny elements. She’ll also cover the best ways to achieve a great patina, and her tips and tricks to polish detailed work. As an added bonus, we’ll design and build a matching pair of earrings for a completely unique jewelry set.

        This workshop is open to all levels! If you’ve never tried metal clay, this is your chance to learn from one of the top metal clay instructors teaching today. And if you have past metal clay experience, we guarantee you’ll learn something new from Pam’s exhaustive library of methods, tips, and tricks. We’re providing all the tools, equipment and materials you’ll need to complete the projects, so you just have to bring eye magnification and have fun!

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          Saturday, July 20 • Sunday, July 21

          New Month, New Day

          Adventures in Copper and Bronze


          John C. Campbell Folk School

          One Folk School Road
          Brasstown, NC 28902
          1-800.FOLK.SCH (365.5724)
          828.837.2775

          Info and Registraiton

          Innovative copper and bronze clays contain pure metal powder mixed with an organic binder, allowing you to work it like clay. It can be molded, sculpted, rolled, textured, and more. The binders burn away when fired, leaving pure metal. Make earrings, pendants, and other jewelry, guided in topics including molding the clay, construction techniques, firing, and finishing. All levels welcome.

            Sunday, August 18 • Saturday, August 24

            New Month, New Day

            ACS Level 1 Certification

            Spruill Center for the Arts

            5339 Chamblee Dunwoody Rd
            Dunwoody, GA 30338
            (770) 394-3447

            This course opens for registration Spring 2019

            In order to become a certified instructor, you must successfully complete the Level One Certification course. This course is designed to provide an in-depth knowledge of Art Clay Silver. The curriculum consists of seven different projects and covers a wide variety of techniques. Some of the techniques include use of organic forms, creating flat and round-shank rings, addition and firing of gemstones, creating a mirror finish, and much more. This course provides general and technical information, as well as some helpful teaching guidelines.

            Upon successful completion of this course, you are entitled to:

            1. 30% discount on Art Clay Silver Series products
            2. Teach Art Clay Introductory classes
            3. Take the Senior Level Certification Course

            Monday, September 9 • Friday, September 13

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