Painting and Sculpting using PMC Paste with Terry Kovalcik
Watch this instructive video and learn from expert PMC artist, Terry Kovalcik, how to use PMC in a sculptural manner.
Terry demonstrates a variety of unique techniques for creating a bas-relief effect on your jewelry pieces plus how-to build 3D effects using PMC paste as a painting medium.
Learn from a master how to add this technique to your metal clay skill set.
Terry Kovalcik’s work has been featured in more then a dozen books authored by Tim McCreight, Cece Wire, Barbara Becker Simon, Jeanette Landenwitch, and Linda Kaye-Moses. For the PMC Technics book, he - along with nine other artist - was invited to write about his PMC speciality, Viscosity Painting. His work can also be seen in a number of Lark publications including 500 Earrings and The Art of Jewelry Polymer Clay.Terry is a senior instructor for Rio Rewards PMC team.
- Tools and Materials
- Creating unique sculptural elements
- Step by step 3D construction techniques
- Creating bas-relief images with PMC Slip
- Constructing a “hanging flower” cabochon element
- How-To use “slip-trailing” to create unique custom designs
- PLUS, Finishing techniques to make your finished design stand out
- 1-PMC+ 28 gram and 1-18 gram package
- 1-9 gram of PMC3
- 1-container PMC3 Paste, 1-PMC+ Sheet
- playing cards
- 3M sanding sponges
- Small spray bottle to use with water—should spray a fine mist
- Pencil (HB) with a sharp point
- Emery board, fine grit (pink or blue); 1 medium – coarse grit boards
- 1 sheet each 400 and 600 grit wet sandpaper
- Dental Tools, to burnish with
- A variety of different size brass tubes for punching holes in the clay
- X-acto Knife with #11 blade
- A few single edge razor blades
- Rubber tipped blending tool— it looks like a paint brush with a rubber tip
- Watercolor Brush (#0-00)
Included is a class handout filled with notes and all the resource information you need to get started.