Getting Started Precious Metal Clay Series: Torch Firing Projects: Overlay Earrings Course

In this course, taught by professional metalsmith Darlene Armstrong, you will discover how to use overlays to make your Precious Metal Clay (PMC) piece stand out from the crowd! You will explore why overlays are an essential technique for embellishing PMC and how it can be handy to know when creating earrings!


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In this course, taught by professional metalsmith Darlene Armstrong, you will discover how to use overlays to make your Precious Metal Clay (PMC) piece stand out from the crowd! Throughout this interactive, online course, you will explore why overlays are an essential technique for embellishing PMC and how it can be handy to know when creating bracelets, pendants, rings, earrings, and more! Register today to learn how to create overlays at the right thickness, fire PMC, use a dome set to create an elegant curve of the metal, and finishing techniques all while Darlene demonstrates creating a pair of earrings. As an added bonus, this course content is available to you at anytime and anyplace, allowing you to stop and practice your new skills whenever you need to!

Lesson Breakdown:

Lesson 1: Overlays

  • Design & Form Your Pieces
  • Make the Earring Body
  • Make the Overlay

Lesson 2: Torch Fire Earrings

  • Firing

Lesson 3: Finishing - Make Your Earrings Ready to Wear

  • Hardening
  • Make the Ear Wires
  • Using a Dome Set
  • Patina & Polish
  • Make the Dangles & Assemble

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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.

Test Your Knowlege: Short, optional quizzes and other learning activities

Video Lesson Run Time ≈ 60 minutes

The videos in this course are available for you to watch via streaming or by video download! For details, see the ‘Navigate Your Course’ section within the course.

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.

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SKU R6700
Author/Designer Darlene Armstrong
Product Type Course
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