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Hermitage

6 week Silver Clay Intermediate

A six week evening course, designed to build upon your silver clay skills, suitable for beginners.

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6 week Silver Clay Intermediate
6 week Silver Clay Intermediate

Time & Location

15 Sept 2023, 10:00 – 20 Oct 2023, 16:00

Hermitage, The Old Telephone Exchange, Hermitage, Longlane, Thatcham RG18 9QS, UK

About the event

Intermediate Level

Held at the stunning new Silver Clay Studio, in the beautiful village of Hermitage. The six weeks of silver clay has been designed to build upon your silver clay skills, and prepare you to take your silver clay journey to the next level with an Art Clay Diploma if you wish. Previous experience is advised for the intermediate course but not essential.

 The 6-week intermediate course will run on a Friday 10-4.00 pm, The Course includes all basic materials needed for the full 6 week projects. And is £570.

Each week will focus on different techniques and projects:

  • Week 1 – Friday 15th September 2023 10pm- 4pm

The first week will be an introduction to the magical material of silver clay and the things we will be coving over the course of the 6 weeks. This week you will learn how all about silver clay, and   learn how to create your own beautiful textured bail pendant, adorned with a fireable Cubic Zirconia

  • Week 2 – Friday 22rd September 10-4pm

The second week we will be focusing on using silver paste to magically turn real leaves into pure silver. We will also be making our wood clay structures ready for the week after.

  • Week 3 – Friday 29TH September 10-4 pm

In week three we will be learning how to use silver clay in syringe form to make a beautiful 3d filagree pendant using the wood clay structures made the week before.

  • Week 4- Friday 6th October 10am-4pm

The focus in week four will be on making beautiful flat band rings. You will learn how to account for shrinkage when making rings and how to add gorgeous textures.

  • Week 5- Friday 13th October 10 am-4pm

In week 5 you will discover how to make stunning broaches with a mirror shine finish, using embeddable broach backs.

  • Week 6- 20th October 10am - 4pm

The final week will be another ring, this time you will be making stunning statement rings with a rope band, adorned with 3d details and a half drilled semi-precious bead.

Progression.

If you loved taking the intermediate 6 weeks of silver clay intermediate course and you would like to take a professional silver clay qualification, you may decide you are now ready to take your Art Clay Diploma level 1.

Or if you would like more, coming early next year I have just the course in the pipeline for you! The next level Advanced level of silver clay, that leads nicely on to a professional silver clay qualification- the Art Clay Diploma, Level 2.

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