Advanced Metal Clay Series: Faux Cloisonné Enameled Jewelry Using Art Clay Course with Jackie Truty

Create a feast for your eyes in this course with Jackie Truty! You’ll learn how to use three types of metal clay and wet-packed enamels to create stunning, one-of-a-kind designs.

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Follow along as Jackie Truty takes you through this fascinating and creative technique of faux cloisonné enameling on Art Clay Silver! Get ready to create one-of-a-kind designs as you learn to use three types of metal clay -- Art Clay Silver, Art Clay Paste Type, and the Silver Syringe. In this course, you'll learn the unique features of enameling on metal clay including how to prep your enamels, apply and fire with a torch, and how to make your piece shine with important finishing touches. As an added bonus, you'll receive a materials list, Jackie's Top 5 tips for creating faux cloisonné enameled jewelry, a firing schedule, and a polishing guide.

Register today if you're fascinated by this unique technique of creating enameled, pure silver jewelry from metal clay!

Lesson Breakdown

  • Jackie's Top 5 Tips
  • Unique Features of Faux Cloisonné with Art Clay
  • Tools and Materials
  • Metal Clay Terms

Art Clay and Enameling

  • Making the Base:
    • Making the Flat Base
    • Mastering the Syringe & Finishing Your Design
    • Initial Firing & Tumbling
  • Adding the Enamels
    • Preparing the Enamels
    • Cool vs. Warm Colors
    • Applying the Enamels
    • Enamel Lingo
    • Finish Firing & Finishing

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Course Includes
Discussion board & Gallery: The discussion board is a great way to interact with other users in the course. It's an open forum for you to ask questions, share your thoughts, express your inspirations, and share images of your work.

Notes: This is a place for you to keep personal notes to help you with your work and the course content. Only you will be able to see your notes.

Optional Quizzes: Short optional quizzes to test your knowledge as you progress through the lessons.

Video Lesson Run Time ≈ 110 minutes

About the Instructor


With over 30 years in the jewelry world, Art Clay Master Instructor Jackie Truty has been passionate about metal clay ever since she first laid eyes on it in 2000. In 2000, after watching a demo of Art Clay at the Glass Craft Expo in Las Vegas, she fell in love with the idea of being able to create truly unique pieces with metal clay. She immediately took introductory and certification courses in Art Clay through Art Clay USA and became a lapidary with the ability to cab her own stones. This led her even further into her niche as she became a Graduate Gemologist and taught heat treatment for stones on Jewelry Television. In 2001, Jackie became an educational director for Art Clay USA, teaching and certifying instructors. The following year, she purchased the US and Canadian distribution rights for Art Clay and opened Art Clay World, USA, in Oak Lawn, Illinois. She has also received certifications in Japan for New Mokume Gane and Quilling. In 2013, she became a certified Graduate Gemologist with the Gemology Institute of America. With her husband acting as CFO and her daughter and son-in-law running operations and purchasing, Jackie's passion has turned into a way of life for her whole family. Jackie's books include Dichroics: Art Glass All Dressed Up, (2002), Art Clay Silver and Gold: 18 Projects to Make in One Day (2003), and Metal Clay: The Complete Guide (2005). She has taught across the globe, from Milan to Montreal to Johannesburg. To learn more about Jackie and her work, check out her website at

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SKU R7547
Product Type Course
Author/Designer Jackie Truty
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