COURSE TITLE and REGISTRATION NUMBER: CLAYMT4007:  Turning Textiles & Natural Materials Into Silver -- Almost the Midas Touch
SKILL SET AREA: Precious Metal Clay
PREREQUISITES:

CLAYMT4001: Getting Started With Metal Clay - Slab Pendant

CLAYMT4002: Surface Embellishments: Pendant and Earrings

CLAYMT4006: Hollow Forms

 

GOALS AND OBJECTIVES:

To create a silver collage from found textiles and natural materials.

 

DESCRIPTION of MAJOR PROJECTS/TASKS:

Create a silver collage pendant or brooch using natural materials and found textiles.

 

DESCRIPTION of SKILLS/TECHNIQUES/CONCEPTS TO BE LEARNED: - Learn how to replace natural and found materials with PMC+
- Learn how to combine PMC+ elements
CLASS TIME ESTIMATE: 3-4 hours
MIN/MAX # STUDENTS PER CLASS: 4-8 students
CLASS FEE and DEPOSIT:

$50.00 instructional fee ($40.00 deposit reserves space)
plus, $20.00 laboratory fee

 

ADDITIONAL CLASS COSTS PER STUDENT:

Students will need to purchase PMC+ clay in syringe and paste forms.   Students are asked to bring with them a variety of found objects (textiles and natural materials).

Tools and equipment needed will be provided.    Students may bring their own tools, or purchase them from Be Dazzled Beads, as well.

WRITTEN COURSE DESCRIPTION

CENTER FOR BEADWORK & JEWELRY ARTS

CLAYMT4007:  Precious Metal Clay:  Turning Textiles and Natural Materials into Silver
Instructor:  Dr. Heather Roselli
$50.00 instructional fee ($40.00 deposit reserves space)
plus, $20.00 laboratory fee

In this course, students will learn how to combine PMC+ elements made from natural and found materials.

For more information, please visit our web-site at:
http://www.landofodds.com/beadschool/sg/
curr/electives/clay/clay.htm

 

At the beginning of this class, the typical student should be able to do/know the following: Students should know how to handle lump, paste, and syring clay, how to fire and finish PMC+ and several ways in which to embellish PMC+ surfaces.
At the end of this class, the typical student should be able to achieve/accomplish/learn the following: Replace natural and found materials with PMC+

Combine multiple PMC+ elements into a collage
Written Instructions Provided YES / NO
Finished Sample(s) Provided YES / NO
Supply List

Students will need:
2 jars PMC+ paste
1/2 size PMC+ syringe

Students are asked to bring a selection of materials/objects they can work into a collage and turn into fine silver, including things like:
leaves
branches
bloom casings
fabrics, monk cloth and burlap
twine and string
raffia
textured papers and cardboards

Tools will be provided in class, though students may bring their own, or purchase them through Be Dazzled Beads.

See PMC+ supplies list.

List of Required and Recommended Reading Provided Working With Precious Metal Clay by McCreight
INSTRUCTOR(S): Dr. Heather Roselli
HOW OFTEN COURSE OFFERED: once every other month