|COURSE TITLE and REGISTRATION NUMBER:||CLAYMT4008: Making and Using Molds with PMC+|
|SKILL SET AREA:||Precious Metal Clay|
|GOALS AND OBJECTIVES:||
To create molds from found objects and use those molds to create duplicate PMC+ elements
|DESCRIPTION of MAJOR PROJECTS/TASKS:||
Create molds from found objects using molding compound and polymer
|DESCRIPTION of SKILLS/TECHNIQUES/CONCEPTS TO BE LEARNED:||
- Learn how to handle silicone molding compound
|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, $30.00 laboratory and molding supplies fee
|ADDITIONAL CLASS COSTS PER STUDENT:||
Students will need to purchase PMC+ clay in lump form.
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
CLAYMT4008: Precious Metal Clay: Making and Using Molds with
In this course, students will learn how to create molds and use those molds to cast PMC+ elements.
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|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 syringe 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:||Use silicone molding compound to
create a mold
Use polymer clay to create a mold
Cast duplicate elements from PMC+
|Written Instructions Provided||YES|
|Finished Sample(s) Provided||YES|
Students will need:
Students are asked to bring fetishes, beads, textures, and other objects to make molds of.
OPTIONAL: Polymer clay, can be scraps
Tools, including teaspoon sets, silicone molding compound and polymer clay 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|