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Celestial rings - masterclass with Joy Funnell - 7 June 2019

Duration: One Day

Price: £149

Run by: Metal Clay Ltd
at Metal Clay Ltd

1/2 Omega Centre,
Sandford Lane
BH20 4DY

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About the Course

This one day ring making workshop is packed with great techniques. Joy is a fantastic teacher, as well as artist, and were sure you'll leave this class not just with a fabulous ring, but lots of valuable new techniques and tips on how to work with metal clay.

Maybe you'll want to theme your ring on a planet or other celestial body. You'll learn how to make a ring band that has a squared off shape on the outside which is great to help stop the ring turning when it is being worn. We'll cover carving designs, adapting textures and shapes to make them more interesting, making small decorations, making a three dimensional topper for the ring made of several elements and firing large and small stones. You'll end up with your own unique ring to wear home.

Techniques covered in this class:

Constructing a strong and comfortable ring
Stone setting - multiple stones
Working with textures
Making tiny decorations
Making a three dimensional metal clay design
Combining metal clay elements

You will need a standard metal clay tool kit for this class. If you are missing any tools or struggling to bring them, let us know as we can help.

Joy is a very talented, award-winning metal clay and enamel artist. She's as vibrant and colourful as her jewellery, and she is an excellent teacher. She is also a Senior Art Clay Instructor and a Craftsman of the Guild of Enamelers. Check out her website using the button link above.

If booking with a CraftCourses voucher for part or all of the course fee, please fill in the contact form above. Your voucher code must be provided at the point of booking.

What's included in the price?

Materials included:

25g Art Clay Silver (.999)
A 7mm fireable stone
Up to 10 x 2mm fireable stones
Coffee/tea and something sweet

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Course Start Dates

Friday 7th June 2019