Painting and Sculpting using PMC Paste with Terry Kovalcik

Painting and Sculpting using PMC Paste with Terry Kovalcik

88 minutes

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.

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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.

Covered In This Class: 
  • 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
Materials Used In This Class: 
  • 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.