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Metal Clay Basics – Making a Sliding Locket

Date: Saturday, August 27, 2022
Time: 10:00am – 4:30pm
Ages: ADULTS
Cost: $100.00

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Instructor: Cynthia Quesenberry

Location:  Art Studio B

Making a Sliding Locket

Description of classes:  This intermediate class is an adventure in working with precious metal clay.  Art Clay Silver is a great product especially formulated for objects that can be created and fired in the same day with outstanding results.  Art Clay Silver is pure fine silver (.999) mixed with water and an organic binder.  It is soft and easy to work with simple tools.  One it is fired at 1550 degrees for 45 minutes the product is .999 fine silver.  Art Clay silver is available in several formulations such as syringes, paste, silver coated paper, and overlay paste. Art Clay Silver projects can be combined with ceramics, glass fusions, kiln fired enameled, and torch enameled.  The creative possibilities are endless.  Art clay copper is also available.  The techniques covered in this class include how to manipulate the clay, make attachments, using a variety of textures and molds, finishing, sanding techniques, and how to make simple repairs.  Workshop includes all materials and supplies.

Registration required. Space is limited and classes are subject to participation minimums. Register online up to a week prior to a session starting or by calling 757-923-0003.

Class Description:  In this class students will learn the basics of fusing while creating items for their homes. Students will learn how to cut, assemble, and design glass pieces by making magnets, coasters, and plates.  All equipment, materials, and supplies are included in this fun and hands-on class with registration!