Currently Scheduled Workshops

September 30, 2017 | Silver Metal Clay Exploration

9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Adirondack Folk School, Lake Luzerne, NY
Fees:

This is the introductory class to take if you’ve never taken a metal clay class or if you’ve been away from working with metal clay and would like a refresher. Explore the many ways that you can use silver in a metal clay formulation to create jewelry designs … Continue reading

October 13, 2017 | Bracelets with Metal Clay

9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Saratoga Springs, NY
Fees: $170.00

This class will focus on creating bracelets incorporating metal clay. You should have taken a class or have some experience with metal clay to take this class. It includes an emphasis on making metal clay clasps which is great for those who enjoy making beaded jewelry. You will … Continue reading

October 14, 2017 | Silver Metal Clay Exploration

9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Saratoga Springs, NY
Fees: $170.00

This is the introductory class to take if you’ve never taken a metal clay class or if you’ve been away from working with metal clay and would like a refresher. Explore the many ways that you can use silver in a metal clay formulation to create jewelry designs of your … Continue reading

October 19, 2017 | Textures and Molds for Metal Clay

9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Saratoga Springs, NY
Fees: $170.00

This class focuses on creating your own unique textures to use with metal clay.  The emphasis is on making tear aways (sheets of paper with polymer clay baked on them) .  I’ve used them extensively after learning the technique from Celie Fago.  They are wonderful ways to use your … Continue reading

October 20, 2017 | Keum Boo on Metal Clay

9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Saratoga Springs, NY
Fees: $170.00

Keum-boo is the ancient Korean technique of applying 24K or 23.5K heavy gold foil on silver. In this class you will create silver metal clay pieces suitable for this process and then after firing them, apply gold foil using this technique. I find the results amazingly beautiful, especially with … Continue reading

October 25, 2017 | Hollow Forms with Metal Clay

9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Saratoga Springs, NY
Fees: $170.00

In this class you will use silver metal clay to make a variety of hollow beads using combustible core substances and others without any core material at all. The materials provided for the class will be sufficient to allow you to experiment with several types of beads, and … Continue reading

November 4, 2017| Silver Metal Clay Exploration

9:00 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Arts Center of the Capital Region
265 River St., Troy, NY
Fees:

This is the introductory class to take if you’ve never taken a metal clay class or if you’ve been away from working with metal clay and would like a refresher. Explore the many ways that you can use silver in a metal clay formulation to … Continue reading

November 14, 2017 | Bronze Clay Introduction

9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Saratoga Springs, NY
Fees: $170.00

This single day workshop will introduce you to bronze metal clay and possibly copper too. While many of the techniques are very similar to the ones used in working with silver clay, there are some significant differences as well. You will learn how to adapt your silver clay … Continue reading