Now available - our DVD.

Sometimes it is difficult to remember, even with the notes, every aspect of what you learned in the workshops - an indepth DVD provides the ideal companion for when you start making your pieces at home.

This DVD is available via our shop or for 20% discount for those who purchase a copy during a Level 1 workshop and for those who have already undertaken the workshop.

Available via our shop on our new online lesson website


pmcdesigns

 Diploma Workshops  Booking  About Us   Silver Clay Links  Silver Clay Images  Feedback   DVD and Downloads

WILD DESIGNS JEWELLERY MAKING 'DIPLOMA IN PMC' COURSE


Level 1 - Precious Metal Clay for Beginners (2 days - no previous experience necessary)

This level starts with the basics then continues with handling the clay, using slip and incorporating silver findings into PMC clay.

Workshop 1. Starting with handling & designing with the clay, texturing, setting a faceted fire-resistant stone, drying, firing, and polishing your finished items. You will make a pendant, a pair of earrings, using a mould, plus an organic leaf pendant.

Workshop 2. This final workshop in Level 1 includes fine silver findings. You will make second pair of earrings and a ring. You will learn how to use a ring mandrel and to allow for shrinkage.

The contents of Workshop 1 and 2 may interchange with the organic leaf project.

The projects within this level also include torch firing and kiln firing. All the techniques in this level will give a good foundation needed for the other levels.

Includes:

*Texturing
*Rehydrating PMC
*Making slip
*Advantages and uses of different kinds of PMC
*Construction and assembly
*Making holes
*Using slip to create a leaf pendant
*Attaching findings
*Sanding, burnishing, polishing
*Ring Sizing.
*Rolling out a rod/snake

Attainment : Level 1 - Certificate of Achievement

 

 

 

Examples of what can be made.

Each workshop can be booked separately (works out at only £126 per workshop).

Level 2 - See More Details Level 3 - See More Details

DATES FOR THIS COURSE CAN BE ARRANGED TO SUIT, WITH THE ABILITY TO DO EACH LEVEL AND WORKSHOP TO FIT IN WITH YOUR OWN LIFESTYLE.