3 Day Workshop
The ancient Korean technique of applying gold overlay .
The gold is fused to your fine silver .
This 3 day intensive program will give you the opportunity to perfect your experience in hand-forming fine silver techniques. 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 guide you in the creation of your own unique pendant design that includes zones dedicated for the application of 24k gold. After kiln firing the piece, you will also apply the 24k gold overlay. Optionally, you will also attach a drop gemstone if you choose to follow the example piece.
You will also cover rotary tool sanding, polishing to your piece to ensure the lasting effect of the 24 gold. Although you will form and fire your metal clay pendant, the main focus of this workshop is the traditional metalwork.
Recommended experience, participants should have previous experience in:
hand-forming and carving metal clay
producing a complete multiple pieces in metal clay.
successfully kiln firing metal clay. The key being the understanding of the firing process.
Included in workshop:
Everything you need to successfully produce your uniquely designed pendant,
28 grms of PMC+ Silver Clay,
Access to all the tools required (you can bring your own carving tools and discover their potential;-),
Kit Fee: $25.00 CAD
0.25 grms 24k Gold overlay paste.
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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