Silver Clay Holiday Ornaments with Pam East @ CraftCast.com

Silver Clay Holiday Ornaments

Instructor Bio: 
Duration: 
187 minutes

Join master metal clay artist, Pam East, and learn to create wonderful keepsake ornaments to give as gifts plus keep some for yourself!

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. Ms. East demonstrates how she created the red ornament featured.

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

Don’t miss this special presentation :)

BONUS Videos include: Making Ceramic Glazed Frames with Metal Clay Touches and Ceramic Treasure Boxes.

PLUS, included in your handout is the color variations chart to take the guess work out of picking colors.

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
  • Amaco LG Overglazes
  • Silver Brush Atelier Hake Brush, size 10
  • Ornament decorating stand
  • Amaco Refractory Block
  • 316 Stainless Steel Welding Rod 1/8”
  • 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
  • Silver Silk 88 Flat Shader #4 Brush
  • Silver Silk 88 Flat Shader #10 Brush
  • Silver Silk 88 Round #0 Brush
  • Denatured Alcohol
  • Paper Towels
  • Toothpicks
  • Toothpicks, Orange sticks, skewers
  • Disposable makeup applicators

Finishing

  • Soft wire brush
  • Agate Burnisher
  • Black Max Patina
  • Yellow Sanding Block
  • Flash Shiner nail block
Bonus: 

BONUS Videos include: Making Ceramic Glazed Frames with Metal Clay Touches and Ceramic Treasure Boxes.

PLUS, included in your handout is the color variations chart to take the guess work out of picking colors.

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

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.