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Hollow Forms with Copper and Silver Clay
June 15, 2019 @ 10:00 am - June 16, 2019 @ 5:00 pm
This class is for students wanting to take their Metal Clay skills go a new level to create hollowformed jewelry with copper and silver metal clays. Copper Clay will be introduced with instructions on the proper conditioning and use of this base metal clay. The focus of day one will be forming, firing and finishing copper clay hollow form projects. Day two students will enhance their skills with Fine Silver Clay. Skills learned and practiced include:
- forming curved components and connecting those to create light weight hollow beads
- use of organic and non-organic armatures as a base for hollow work
- techniques to create filigree beads.
Prior Metal Clay experience is required.