We are happy to announce that registration is now open for the Enameling on Metal Clay Workshop, which will take place at Glen Echo Park in Maryland May 18-20, 2018. The class will be taught by well known metal clay artist Cindy Silas. The class will meet Friday, Saturday and Sunday from 10:30 t0 4:30. The cost is $350 for three days, plus a supply fee for the metal clay depending on how much you use. To register: (1) go to www.glenechopark.org, (2) click on “Take a Class”, then “Register”; (3) under “Catalog Search”, Type “Enameling on Metal Clay”. Or call the registrar at 301-634-2226.
In this workshop, students will learn to make and enamel metal clay jewelry or other small items in both silver and copper clay. They will spend the first two days creating metal pieces for enameling with custom shapes, thicknesses, textures, and embellishments such as bails, bezels, and fireable gemstones. Students will learn metal clay specific techniques such as texturing, cutting, doming, construction, firing and finishing. By day three or before students will start enameling their pieces plus learn a few additional techniques that Cindy has developed that can embellish enameled work.
Enamels will be provided. Students can buy PMC3 silver and COPPRclay from the instructor of bring those brands of metal clay. To see more on metal clay and the instructor go to www.cindysilas.com.