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 content. After completing your registration you will be directed to the private Facebook group where you can request to join. We will accept your request as soon as possible.
This course is open to brand new learners or will be a great refresher for anyone who's been to one of our workshops but needs a reminder of everything we covered.
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.
Please note that you will be added to the group manually. You cannot download this course yourself
The ProjectsThe course will begin by showing you the full list of tools & materials that you will need to participate in the course. There will be full hands-on demonstrations with detailed descriptions every step of the way.
Tracey will provide you with three set project tasks. You will be able to watch the videos over and over again at your leisure.
What We Will Cover
- Introduction to tools and equipment and what alternatives you can use
- Preparation and handling of metal clay
- How to add textures, shapes and form
- Drying times and temperatures
- Pre-fire refinement and dry polishing techniques
- Firing methods and procedures
- How to reconstitute metal clay
- Storing your metal clay
- How to minimise wastage
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.
Please note that if you want to sell any jewellery that you make using silver clay, then in the UK you are legally required to add your hallmark to any item weighing 7.78gm or more. Further information is available in the Hallmarking page.
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