Date/Time: Monday, January 29, 2024 10:00am - 6:00pm
Location: Colors of the Stone show, Casino Del Sol, 5655 W Valencia Rd, Tucson AZ 85757
Wrap it Up: A Metal Clay and Dichroic Glass Intro
Are you ready to embark on a creative journey that combines the elegance of fine silver with the brilliance of dichroic glass? Join us for a one-day adventure in "Wrap it Up," a class where you'll learn to craft a stunning pendant using the innovative "Envelope" method technique developed by the renowned Michael J. Marx of Unsane Art.
Instructor: Michael J. Marx, a pioneer in metal clay artistry, will be your mentor throughout this captivating class. With his guidance, you'll explore the "Envelope" method and unlock the secrets to creating exquisite metal clay and dichroic glass jewelry.
Class Fee: Your investment in this day of creative exploration is just $150 per participant, covering 20 grams of Project X .999 Flex silver clay and all tools, and equipment needed to craft your masterpiece. There are no hidden costs—only endless possibilities for artistic expression.
Class Kit: For an additional $35, payable to the instructor at the time of the class, you'll receive a comprehensive kit containing everything you need to bring your vision to life. From glass selection to sketching your design and adding intricate details, this kit has you covered.
In this immersive class, you will:
Glass Selection: Begin by choosing your dichroic glass, setting the stage for a brilliant and personalized creation.
Design and Layering: Sketch out your design and explore layering techniques to build a unique and visually striking pendant.
Texturing and Refinement: Discover various methods for texturing metal clay and learn how to refine it during the greenware stage, ensuring your piece achieves the highest level of craftsmanship.
Creative Exploration: Michael will share a multitude of bails, tips, and tricks for working with clay, encouraging you to develop your distinctive style.
Firing Techniques: Gain a comprehensive understanding of how to safely fire your completed piece, allowing you to create beautiful jewelry with confidence.
Who Can Join:
This class is perfect for advanced beginners and experienced metal clay artists alike. Whether you're looking to expand your skills or delve into the exciting world of metal clay and dichroic glass for the first time, "Wrap it Up" offers a supportive and enriching environment.
** All work will be fired after class. Students will pick up their pieces the next day or request mailing.
Join Us and Liberate Your Creativity:
"Wrap it Up: A Metal Clay and Dichroic Glass Intro" is more than just a class; it's an opportunity to explore the synergy of two incredible mediums and develop your artistic voice in an exciting and edgy setting.
Don't miss this chance to learn from a true expert, experiment with new techniques, and craft a pendant that reflects your unique style. Secure your spot today, and let your creativity shine!
Note: All necessary tools and equipment will be provided during the class. Additionally, we offer a 10% discount on tool kits for students who register in advance and select the option with the tool kit. Join us on this creative journey and unleash your artistic potential!
The tool kit contains 12 essential metal clay tools. To see the complete tool kit, click here.