3 Day Workshop
Applying Color With
create your own color!
This 3 day intensive program will give you hands on experience in mastering techniques for working with bronze metal clay. This is an intermediate to advanced "Master" class recommended (although not a pre-requisite) for those with kiln firing metal clay experience. Please review the recommended experience level details prior to reservation to ensure this workshop meets your requirements.
This workshop is designed to teach you how to create your own unique design bronze pendant from Goldie Bronze metal clay. Under Rodi's guidance you will create your own template and design, your own unique piece that incorporates the included techniques. You will decorate both the front and the back of the pendant with hand formed and carved elements. After kiln firing the piece, you will also apply color to the metal using alcohol inks and guilders paste.
You will also cover rotary tool sanding, polishing to your piece based on your preferred finish. Majestic Bronze is designed to open the door to realize new inspirations in your designs made possible with the skills you will learn. You will be producing, not reproducing a piece.
Recommended experience, participants should have previous experience in:
producing a complete piece in metal clay.
successfully kiln firing metal clay. The key being the understanding of the firing process. NOTE: Base metal clay (including bronze) using the techniques in this workshop requires kiln firing. You should have a kiln (or access) in order to benefit from this workshop.
Included in workshop:
Welcome cocktail meet and greet
Everything you need to successfully produce your unique designed pendant,
50 grms of Bronze Clay,
Access to all the tools required (you can bring your own carving tools and discover their potential;-),
Participants may bring:
Their own basic tool kit and / or carving tools
Accommodation / Travel:
Travel and accommodation costs are not included in the workshop pricing,
Travel Assistance is offered through an external partner. All travel and accommodation is at the discretion of, and the sole responsibility of the participant.
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