Getting Started Precious Metal Clay Series: Torch Firing PMC Projects – Molded Earrings Online Workshop with Darlene Armstrong

Join Darlene Armstrong to learn how to add design and texture into Precious Metal Clay (PMC) with molds!

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SKU: R6701

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Follow Darlene Armstrong as she walks you through molds and how to use them to create your perfect Precious Metal Clay (PMC) jewelry piece! Throughout this online Online Workshop, you will have the opportunity to see how to use both pre-made molds and found objects around your home to create stunning jewelry pieces. With her instruction you'll be able to attach silver jump rings with PMC, learn how to torch fire PMC for optimal results, and use polish and patina techniques for a professional finish on the designs. Watch and work at your own pace as this content is available to you at anytime and anyplace. Check the discussion board and gallery feature to see what other students are saying and creating with this online interactive Online Workshop!

Lesson Breakdown:
Lesson 1: Design & Form Your Pieces

  • How to choose a mold for your project and other options
  • How to create a ‘perfect’ impression from a mold
  • Preparing PMC for torch firing

Lesson 2: Torch Firing

  • How to safely torch fire pieces

Lesson 3: Polish, Patina, & Assemble

  • How and why to use a vibratory tumbler to harden & pre-polish
  • How to apply patinas
  • Techniques for polishing pieces
  • Assembling each part for wear
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Online Workshop Includes:
Discussion board & Gallery: The discussion board is a great way to interact with other users in the Online Workshop. 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 Online Workshop content. Only you will be able to see your notes.

Optional Quizzes: Short, optional quizzes and other learning activities

Video Lesson Run Time ≈ 46 minutes

About the Instructor


Darlene Armstrong is a professional metalsmith who is the owner and instructor at The Denver School of Metal Arts, in Denver, Colorado. Darlene has over 38,000 hours working at her bench, selling her work all over the globe. She has more than 3,000 hours of teaching experience, both professionally and privately. As a Senior Level PMC teacher, she has over 15 years teaching and working experience with PMC.

Additional Info
Additional Info
SKU R6701
Product Type Online Workshop
Author/Designer Darlene Armstrong
Technique Metal Clay
Project Earrings
Difficulty Level Beginner
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