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Instructor: Marnie Ehlers, Cathy Flesher, June LeClair, Tanya Lown
This course will be taught by several instructors over a two day period. The instructors (Marnie Ehlers, Cathy Flesher, June LeClair, Tanya Lown) are highly experienced metal clay artists and instructors who belong to AZMCA, the Arizona Metal Clay Artists guild. Collectively, they are all certified instructors in PMC, have crossover certifications in other metal clays, have taught at the National Metal Clay Conference Metal Clay by the Bay, won various awards of distinction and have been published in journals and the upcoming 2020 calendar of the Alliance for Metal Clay Artists Worldwide. They own their own metal clay businesses, teach on a regular basis, and their work can be found in galleries in the Tucson area. Their passion is creating in metal clay and imparting their knowledge to others. For more information on our instructors please click on the following link:

Skill Levels: All
Dates/Times: February 3-February 4, from 9:00am to 6:00pm
Fees: $150 » $200 if registered after January 5, 2020. Plus a $150 kit fee

In this fundamental two day class you will make 5 projects: a pair of earrings, a pendant, a toggle clasp, a bead, and a ring while learning the basic skills and techniques needed to be successful making your very own sterling and fine silver jewelry using PMC, Precious Metal Clay. Successful completion of this course will entitle you to receive an 8% discount on your future purchases of PMC.
Some of the many skills you will learn are: to roll, texture, cut, carve, sculpt, mold, set stones, refine, fire and polish. You will learn how to use a torch and how to program a kiln for the correct firing temperatures to turn your creations into solid fine or sterling silver pieces.
Upon successful completion of this course, you will receive a certificate of completion from the Sawtooth School for Visual Art as well as the 8 % discount on o all PMC clays purchased through Clay Revolution and Rio Grande Jewelry Supply.

The kit fee is $150 and consists of 20 grams of PMC 3, 25 grams of PMC One Fire 950 Sterling, 5 grams of PMC Flex, 9 grams of PMC Syringe, a pair of sterling silver ear wires, fireable stones, embeddables, tutorial booklet, consumables and the use of classroom supplies and tools including equipment such as a torch, kiln, dehydrator, and tumbler. Students should wear closed toes shoes and, if needed, bring an optivisor or magnifiers and an apron. A battery operated light could be helpful.

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