This relaxed two day advanced level metal clay course with Julia Rai is a great follow on from our intermediate metal clay course. During the two days you will make at least five items, fire and finish them to a good standard.
This relaxed two day advanced metal clay course is a great follow on from our intermediate metal clay course. During the two days you will make at least five items, fire and finish them to a good standard. This course is designed to take your skills to the next level.
Level: A good level of skill with metal clay is required as this is an advanced level course
Timings: 10am – 5pm each day
This advanced silver metal clay course is suitable for anyone with a good level of experience working with metal clay. Anyone who has already attended an Intermediate Metal Clay course will be fine on this course. Our principle metal clay tutor Julia Rai will guide you through every step. We guarantee you will come out with some great jewellery.
This two day advanced metal clay course will introduce you to new techniques through some more advanced metal clay projects. The emphasis will be on combining metal clay with other media. This will include adding gold foil and sterling silver. The focus will be on having fun while improving your technique.
You will create several projects including:-
- a pendant with a bezel set stone
- earrings with Sterling silver posts
- a hollow form dry construction focal bead
What skills will you learn?
During the day, you’ll learn the following skills:-
- How to apply gold to fine silver using keum boo
- Combining fine and sterling silver prior to firing
- How to set heat sensitive stones
- Designing and creating a hollow form bead
- Liver of sulphur patina
Julia will help you master advanced metal clay skills to create beautiful fine silver jewellery with your own design ideas. All the equipment you need will be provided and you can buy additional materials should you wish to. At the end of the day you will have enough advanced metal clay knowledge and confidence to create more complex pieces of jewellery using the appropriate metal clay for your design.
How much metal clay is included in the price?
The course cost includes everything you need to make all the projects including silver metal clay, 22ct gold foil, a choice of natural stones and Sterling and fine silver wire. You can purchase chains or ear wires on the class or bring your own to use.