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Beginning Precious Metal Clay Jewelry

Free LIVE Class w/ Stephanie Chavez

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FREE Broadcast Replay!

Live and Free*: May 25-27, 2020!
from 11:00am-2pm ET
(8-11am PT, 9-12pm MT,
10-1pm CT, 3-6pm GMT)

*This live and free course is available for free only during the live broadcast, and it does not include bonus materials such as supplies list, additional tools and resources, access to the bonus classes, etc. 
These perks are only available in the paid version of the course.

About the course

This course is designed to introduce you to that amazing world of precious metal clay. We will cover the basics and beyond! You’ll learn the tools you’ll need, different types of clays, kiln and torch firing. How to texture, stamp, mold and shape that clay the way you want. You will also learn how to layer the clay and create dimensional pieces. Caring and storing your clay. How to re-hydrate your clay when it dries out and much, much more! We will create earrings, charms and pendants.

In this course we will cover:
  • How to roll out the clay to a consistent thickness
  • Texturing the clay
  • Refining edges and surfaces of dried clay
  • Making Slip
  • Firing times and techniques
  • Variety of bails
  • Joining Layers
  • Using cork/paper clay for hollow forms
  • Basic stone setting for fire in place CZ’s
  • Painting with slip
  • Torch firing
  • Making molds
  • How to store unused clay
  • ...and MUCH more!
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About The Instructor

Stephanie Chavez

Stephanie is a jewelry maker and instructor. She is a diverse artist, proficient in many jewelry mediums. Her go-to and preferred medium is Precious Metal Clay (PMC). The metal clay process enables Stephanie to create unique one-of-a-kind jewelry.

While working in the mixed media art industry she took her first class in PMC, was instantly hooked and has been working with metal clay since 2008. After being certified through Rio Grande in 2010 Stephanie began teaching. Stephanie has continued to perfect and share her craft by teaching others how to make their own jewelry and art. She believes we each have the capacity to be inspired creators. Many people just need a safe, fun, environment to explore their own creative limits and that is what she provides and shares, bringing people to the joy that she knows in her daily craft.

*This live and free course is available for free only during the live broadcast, and it does not include bonus materials such as supplies list, additional tools and resources, access to the bonus classes, etc. These perks are only available in the paid version of the course.