Camp PMC Course 101
In this two-day course, learn all of the fundamental skills required to work with metal clays and be successful with PMC products! Practice techniques including rolling, texturing, cutting, carving, sculpting, molding, refining, firing and polishing. Extra time is devoted to discuss firing processes and each student learns torch firing and kiln firing techniques.
Students will make five projects including a of pair earrings with a firable stone, a double textured pendant with syringe detail, wrapped beads, a sculpted toggle clasp and a wrapped ring with a firable stone. The class utilizes PMC3, PMC Flex and PMC OneFire 950 clays to ensure each student learns the appropriate usage of each type of clay.
Students will purchase a kit from the instructor at the workshop. (March kit fee is $150. Dec. kit fee is $140.) Included is 20g of PMC3, 25g of PMC OneFire 950, 5g of PMC Flex and a 9g PMC3 Syringe of clay along with firable stones, beads, embeddable findings and use of all materials and tools to complete the projects.
Upon completion of the projects and lecture time, students will take a short written test. Each student will then receive a Certificate of Completion from Sawtooth School for Visual Art and an 8% discount on all PMC clays at Clay Revolution and Rio Grande Jewelry Supply.