UPCOMING LIVE CLASS
Silver Clay Holiday Ornaments with Pam East @ CraftCast.com

Silver Clay Holiday Ornaments

Instructor Bio: 
Duration: 
90 minutes
Date: 
11/06/2019 - 7:00pm

Join me, Alison Lee, and Pam East LIVE ONLINE Wednesday, November 6th at 7:00 pm ET, and create wonderful holiday gifts this year!

Ceramic ornaments and other novelties are fun and easy to embellish with innovative Art Clay Silver Overlay Paste! Pam will provide sourcing for both pre-fired bisque and pre-glazed porcelain if ceramics and/or glazing is not your thing. The class will show you how to get great color with low fire Amaco glazes. Learn how to create silver embellishment using silver clay, paste and syringes.

Then make it all pop with patinas and polishing. Your friends and family will be amazed at these unique holiday treasures!

AND during the LIVE class, Pam will take questions from attendees!!

Don’t miss this special presentation :)

Included in your purchase is a PDF with photos, notes and online resources plus a class video to watch as many times as you like.

No experience necessary.

Please note: the PDF is not a stand-alone instructional booklet.

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Covered In This Class: 

Choosing your ceramics

  • Preparing Bisque ornament for glazing
  • Applying and layering glazes for color and depth
  • Firing glazes
  • Applying Art Clay Silver Overlay Paste to ornament
  • Adding decorative elements with Art Clay Syringe and Paste
  • Firing silver elements on ceramics
  • Finishing with patinas and polishing
Materials Used In This Class: 

Ceramic Glazing

  • Small bisque pieces ready for glazing
  • Amaco Velvet Underglazes (specific colors coming soon!)
  • Amaco LG Overglazes (Specific colors coming soon!)
  • Silver Brush Atelier Hake Brush, size 10
  • Ornament decorating stand
  • Magnesia Soldering Block
  • High temperature bead rods or mandrels
  • Kiln capable of firing at Cone 05 (or access to firing service)

Silver Embellishment

  • Art Clay Silver Overlay Paste
  • Art Clay Silver Syringe with Medium Green Tip
  • Art Clay Silver Paper Type
  • Star Craft Punches
  • Silverwhite Bright #4 Brush
  • Silverwhite Round #2 Brush
  • Silverwhite Round #0 Brush
  • Denatured Alcohol
  • Paper Towels
  • Toothpicks
  • Disposable makeup applicators

Finishing

  • Soft wire brush
  • Agate Burnisher
  • Black Max Patina
  • Yellow Sanding Block
  • Polish cloth
Bonus: 

Included with the video download, a PDF filled with photos, notes and all the resources you need to get started.

PLUS

  • Handout – More colors!  Glaze layering and firing recipes
  • Video – Unique Gifts: Two Color Treasure box
  • Video - Unique Gifts:  Photos Frames with 3D Silver embellishments
  • Video – Unique Gifts: Fun and Funky ceramic and silver Jewelry

The full recording and a PDF handout of resources and links is included.

You can re-watch all your CRAFTCAST purchases as many times as you like.