Metal Clay Events

This section includes information about past metal clay events as well as what's coming up. If you're running a metal clay event, let us know so we can make sure you have an entry. The major events by the metal clay Guilds are listed in the menu on the left. The past PMC Guild events have all been removed as the PMC Guild website no longer includes them.

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Georgia Metal Clay Guild

What: Microwave Kilns

When: 11th April 2018, 7pm-9pm

Where: Spruill Centre for the Arts, Atlanta, Georgia USA

Demonstration of the use of the microwave kiln with metal clay and glass. Free.

Microwave Kiln Event

 

CraftBoston Spring

What: Shop for handcrafted jewelry and wearable art

When: April 20 - April 22, starting with a reception to benefit the Society of Arts + Crafts, on Thursday evening, April 19, 2018

Where: South End’s Cyclorama - Boston Center for the Arts

CraftBoston Spring will once again welcome the end of winter at the South End’s Cyclorama - Boston Center for the Arts, April 20 - April 22, kicking off the weekend events, with a reception to benefit the Society of Arts + Crafts, on Thursday evening, April 19, 2018.

The opening of CraftBoston Spring on April 19, 2018 is celebrated with Makers in the Round, a preview party gala to benefit the mission of the Society of Arts + Crafts, producers of the annual event. Attendees’ contribution of $150 provides endless cocktails and hors d'oeuvres, exclusive preview shopping, and weekend passes to the show. Learn more at craftboston.org.

 

Online Distance Learning Course

Mooring Earrings by Tracey Spurgin

What: Bezel Set Cabochon Stone Setting

When: January - 31st October 2018

Where: Online at Craftworx

This course will focus in on four options for setting flat back cabochon stones into bezel settings. The two projects by no means, exhaust all the options on stone setting but will help the beginner to intermediate enthusiast on their journey to exploring stone setting. There are options to work using both soldering and non-soldering techniques.

Online Distance Learning Course

Claw set rings by Tracey SpurginWhat: Claw Set Ring

When: 1st March - 31st December 2018

Where: Online at Craftworx

This project is suitable for the experienced and confident intermediate or advanced level metal clay enthusiast who is ready for a new challenge. The course is one complete project. Due to the complexity of the project, the pre-recorded video tutorials have been split into three videos that last more than 1¾ hours in total.

 

Anna Mazon in the UK 2018

Anna Mazon Night Scene PendantWhat: Night Scene

When: 14th May 2018

Where: Debbie France Jewellery Design, Sittingbourne, Kent

One day workshop packed with lots of different techniques making this truly Beautiful Scene. You will spend the morning making the base and other elements that go together to make this beautiful scene. The afternoon will be spent putting all the elements together adding finer detail, firing and then finishing. Please note that if you wish to add a cz to your piece bring along one you have already pre-set at home (we won’t have time during in the class). The price for this day including lunch and 10 grams art clay silver £180.00. Contact Debbie through her website to book.

 

Anna Mazon Teddy BearWhat: Miniature Teddy Bear

When: 15th May 2018

Where: Debbie France Jewellery Design, Sittingbourne, Kent

One day workshop where you will learn to make the cutest tiny Teddy which will mainly be hollow inside. Your teddy bear can hold a tiny heart, or maybe have a tie you just need to use your imagination. You will learn how to work in small scale, building tiny, hollow elements and creating detail in both wet and dry clay. The price for this day including lunch and 10 grams of art clay silver £180. Contact Debbie through her website to book.

 

Anna Mazon Mushroom DreamsWhat: Mushroom Dreams

When: 16th - 18th May 2018

Where: Debbie France Jewellery Design, Sittingbourne, Kent

This is a wonderful three day workshop packed with different techniques. Learning to make 3 dimensional mushrooms and a small bezel set stone. We will be using wonderful textures, interesting shapes and lots of tricks for creating secure openwork constructions using metal clay. The price for this three day experience including lunch and 35 grams of art clay silver £510. Contact Debbie through her website to book.

 

Karolina Stefanska in France

What: All inclusive creative holiday

When: 31st May - 7th June 2018

Where: PMC Studio France, SW France

Treat yourself!
We are delighted to announce details of our 2018 Masterclasses at PMC Studio France. Our guest trainer is the very talented Polish Karolina Stefanska coming to France to teach us her wonderful ancient carved rings as well as NEW WORKSHOPS she has not taught before ! Techniques include carving, gold plating, stone setting, and soldering just to name a few !
Why not make this a wonferful all-inclusive holiday in stunning SW France enjoying the gastronomy, flowing French wines and visits to Château and French markets.
The all-inclusive holiday option is from 31st May to June 7th
Reserve your place now by contacting Caroline Bray

 

Dragon's Eyes Pendant

Pendant by Tracey SpurginWhat: Dragons Eyes Pendant Masterclass

Where: Craftworx, Beverley, Yorkshire

When: 6th - 8th July 2018

The project will begin with your design to create a armature for the main head to create a 3 dimensional skull, which you will begin to hand sculpt using some very basic and surprisingly simple tecniques. There will be lots of hints and tips to creating the finer details of features in the dragon's face, eyes, lips, scales and tendrils.

 


Metal Clay Artists Symposium

MCAS 2018When: 23rd - 26th August 2018

Where: Sawtooth School for Visual Art, Winston-Salem NC, USA

 

Registration now open!

 

 

 

 

 

 

List of Workshops by Instructor
Featured Instructor Cindy Pope
Friday, Aug 24 9:00-5:00 - Intro to Using the Silhouette - Silver Beads
Saturday, Aug 25 9:00-5:00 - Intro to Using the Silhouette - Leather Cuffs

Lis-el Crowley
Friday, Aug 24 9:00-5:00 - Hinged Earrings
Saturday, Aug 25 9:00-5:00 - Cathedral Window Necklace

Ann Davis
Saturday, Aug 25 9:00-5:00 - Sculpting Water, Creating Enameled Lagoons and Tidal Pools in Metal Clay

Pam East
Friday & Saturday, Aug 24 & 25 9:00-5:00 - Champleve Enameling on Silver Clay

Lora Hart
Friday, Aug 24 9:00-5:00 - Secret Lover Swing Pendant
Saturday, Aug 25 9:00-5:00 - Textured Padlock Pendant

Trish Jeffers-Zeh
Friday, Aug 24 9:00-5:00 - Fine Silver & Metal Clay Embellishment Mixed Media Ceramic Bisque Beads

Laura Moore
Friday & Saturday, Aug 24 & 25 9:00-5:00 - Bronze Ginko Bracelet

Donna Penoyer
Friday, Aug 24 9:00-5:00 - Metal Clay Whistle Pendant
Saturday, Aug 25 9:00-5:00 - Flex Clay Celtic Knots

Barbara Becker Simon
Friday, Aug 24 9:00-5:00 - Put it in Writing, Glass Pendant
Saturday, Aug 25 9:00-5:00 - Petit Carved Charm Necklace

Carrie Story
Friday, Aug 24 9:00-5:00 - Bronze Floral Brooch
Saturday, Aug 25 9:00-5:00 - Firing Mixed Metals; Mirror Image Pendant

Jackie Truty
Friday & Saturday, Aug 24 & 25 9:00-5:00 - Mokume Gane with Metal Clay

FREE Technique Discovery Workshops
Sunday Aug 26 10:00-12:00
Cindy Pope - Meet the Silhouette
Lis-el Crowley - Stone Setting in Metal Clay
Pam East - Discover Enamel
Lora Hart - Simple Soldering for Metal Clay
Laura Moore - Botanic Molds
Carrie Story - Working with White Bronze Clay

 

Wanaree Tanner in the UK

What: Wanaree's only UK classes

Where: Metal Clay Ltd, Wareham, Dorset

When: 6th-7th and 13th-14th October 2018

No details yet but save the dates!


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