Online on-demand course

Treasured Prayer Locket

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Description

All of our online distance learning courses run as private Facebook groups. This is the only way you will be able to access the course materials. Please note that you will be added to the group manually. You cannot download this course yourself. The course is suitable for the advanced level metal clay enthusiast.

What's included in the price?

For a fraction of the cost of joining Tracey at her studio you get full detailed instructional videos & support documents as well as live interaction with Tracey for full support & to ask her any questions you might have. We also encourage you to post pictures of your achievements & chat with other group members. These courses offer amazing value for money. You can join this course at any time and you will have access to the pre-recorded videos, downloadable pdf files & support notes for a twelve month period. After that, if you need more time, we can give you an extension for a further year for a heavily discounted price. Please note that you will be added to the group manually. You cannot download this course yourself What We Will Cover Be it a prayer, affirmation, a wish, hope or dream, capture your treasured thoughts with a message in a tiny treasured locket. Customise the design of your locket with embellishments or a theme to make your piece to your own unique style. Tracey's innovative technique to create a self-integrated hinge with a fastening snap clasp will complete the piece. During this course you will work on the dry construction techniques involved in making the carcass shell. You will make a refined elegant hinge from silver clay that fits flush, sitting neatly into the piece for a streamlined look to the inverted square pyramid design. Finally we will add a suspension bail. This project will expand your skills in metal clay. The project is split into four parts, each with its own video tutorial. Total running time is 2 hours 25 minutes. There is also an additional bonus video about soldering techniques. - Roll and texturing the clay - Dry construction into a square pyramid - Create pillow domes for the lid - Construct the integrated hinge - Insert the hinge into the body of the piece - Make a functioning clasp fastening - Optional detailed syringe work or other embellishments - Rivet the hinge and clasp - Create a snap fastening clasp - Add a three dimensional suspension bail You will be encouraged to post pictures of your work and Tracey will give you ongoing feedback. You will also be able to join in the discussion with other group members. You will be able to pick up heaps of experience from each other.

Duration

52 weeks

Maker


I am a qualified Senior Art Clay & PMC instructor having completed courses with Artclay World UK, PMC Connections & Rio Rewards. With more than 20 years teaching experience, I am also a long established guest designer on Jewellery Maker TV. Tracey is keen to share ideas and knowledge & writes for national magazines with more than 100 published articles to date. I will inspire your imagination & give you the passion & the enjoyment of working in metal clay.

This course is taught online

Suitable for

  • Adults
  • Seniors
  • Wheelchair users
  • Advanced/pro level
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