Certified PMC® Instructor Julia Rai teaches the independent two day beginner level Camp PMC 101 certification course at CSACJ. It will introduce you to the PMC brand and provide a recognized certificate. Holders of the Camp PMC 101 certificate are eligible to receive a 10% discount on PMC clays at The PMC Studio and Cooksongold.
Certified PMC® Instructor Julia Rai teaches the independent two day beginner level Camp PMC 101 certification course at CSACJ. It will introduce you to the PMC brand and provide a recognized certificate. On successful completion, you will be awarded a Certificate of Completion for this course and be eligible to receive a 10% discount on PMC clays at The PMC Studio and Cooksongold. You will also be eligible to advance your metal clay skills via the Camp PMC® Artisan classes, become a qualified PMC Instructor, or both!
Timings: 10am – 5pm each day
This course is fully taught by Julia Rai. You will have completed sample pieces to look at, step by step samples as examples to show you what you need to achieve at each point, demonstrations and hands-on, individual assistance and direction from Julia. The pieces you produce will be your own work but at every step, you will have the expertise and experience of Julia to help you achieve the standards required.
The class here at CSACJ is taught by Certified PMC® Instructor Julia Rai. She has years of experience working with and teaching metal clay. During the Camp PMC 101 two day course students complete five projects and must meet the required standards. The course introduces you to some of the types of PMC clay, teaches basic techniques and equips you to continue working with metal clay at home.
During this course you’ll create:-
- Three beads using PMC® Flex
- Earrings with embedded stones and findings using PMC3
- A double sided, layered pendant with syringe decoration using PMC3
- A bypass ring with a stone using PMC® OneFire 950
- A toggle clasp using PMC® OneFire 950
What skills will you learn on the Camp PMC 101 Course?
During the two days, you’ll learn the following skills:-
- Basic metal clay skills
- How to make dimensional forms
- Working with PMC in the wet and dry stages
- Texturing and carving
- Setting fire-in-place stones
- Torch firing
- Sizing rings
- Liver of sulphur patina
Julia will help you master these skills so you build confidence. After the course you will be able to create silver jewellery using your own design ideas. All the equipment and materials you need will be provided so you can complete the projects during the two day course. After the course you’ll have enough metal clay knowledge to create jewellery yourself at home. The course will give you the confidence to choose the appropriate metal clay for your designs.
How much metal clay is included in the price?
Everything you need to complete the projects is included in the cost. This includes silver metal clay, a choice of fire-in-place stones, embeddable findings and ear wires. The value of the materials is over £135.
Holders of Camp PMC 101 certificate can go on to take the Artisan or Instructor path as the courses are rolled out in the UK and Europe. They enjoy 10% discount on PMC products from the official distributors. The skills learned on this course will also give you the confidence to take other metal clay qualifications like the Art Clay Diploma courses or attend a masterclass at CSACJ.
Why choose the Camp PMC® Certification Program?
The Camp PMC certification program is one of the most beneficial precious metal clay qualifications available. Not only do you get training in a variety of metal clay techniques, you also get discounts on PMC products. This discount is a huge benefit if you are going to make working with precious metal clay your business. Or even if you want your hobby to cost you less! If you also want to learn traditional silver working techniques, adding colour, texture making or working with other brands of metal clay, take a private class with Julia Rai. You can set your own agenda and learn exactly what you need. All of the techniques included in other, less beneficial metal clay qualification courses can be learned in a private day with Julia.
Before you book a precious metal clay qualification course, compare the total costs. Really consider the benefits and merits of each and decide what you want. Look at the skills learned, the techniques covered and think about the value for money. Also consider the lifetime financial benefits of the qualifications against other metal clay qualification courses. Make sure you spend your hard earned money on something that is worth getting.
If you have any questions, Julia is happy to discuss these with you. Call her on the number above or send an email through our contact page.
10% Discount on all PMC® clays at The PMC Studio and Cooksongold
Superior education experience delivered by certified instructors with required annual education.
Recognized certificate issued by The PMC Studio upon completion so you can validate your skills.