Date/Time: Thursday, February 1, 2024 2:00pm - 6:00pm
Location: Colors of the Stone show, Casino Del Sol, 5655 W Valencia Rd, Tucson AZ 85757
I Love You to the Moon
In this jam-packed, techniques class, metal clay artists get to dabble in metalwork. First, design a pendant with textures on both sides. Then start building layers on your backplate and add embellishments with mini molds. You will have fun exploring unique, non-traditional texture materials and adding a flush bail. Once your piece is kiln-fired, learn to solder on a fine silver bezel cup and set a semi-precious gemstone using traditional metalsmithing techniques. Option to add patina to your designs. This fun, easy intro to soldering on metal clay opens the door to using semi-precious stones in your designs.
Instructor: Your guide on this artistic journey is none other than Melissa Kay-Steves, a leading authority in the art of metal clay. With Melissa's expert guidance, you'll master the techniques to craft stunning designs.
Class Fee: The cost for this enriching experience is just $150 per participant. This fee includes 15 grams of Project X .999 silver clay, tools, and equipment you'll need to bring your pieces to life. No hidden costs—just pure creative enjoyment.
Class Kit: $30, payable to the instructor at the time of the class. You'll receive a kit that includes textures, templates, fine silver bezel cups, gemstones and czs, solder, consumables and instructions.
Who Can Join:
This class welcomes participants of all skill levels, from beginners to advanced metal clay artists. Melissa's patient and expert instruction ensures that everyone can enjoy and excel in this creative endeavor.
Suggested tools to bring:
Bezel roller, bezel pusher (instructor will have tools to share).
Or students may purchase required tools at the Clay Revolution booth.
Join Us and Liberate Your Creativity:
Reserve your spot today, and let your imagination run wild as you craft this stunning pendant. We can't wait to see you there!
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. We'll have your tool kit ready for you in Tucson!
The tool kit contains 12 essential metal clay tools. To see the complete tool kit, click here.