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. 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 intermediate learners and 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 a full detailed instructional video & 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 will have unlimited access to the pre-recorded video, downloadable pdf file & support notes.
Please note that you will be added to the group manually. You cannot download this course yourself
The ProjectThe 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. You will be able to watch the video over and over again, pause & rewind as you go.
What We Will Cover
- Introduction to tools and equipment
- Preparation and handling of metal clay
- How to create a unique texture sheet for your ring band
- Forming a ring band onto the ring mandrel
- Creating metal clay bezel settings for fireable gemstones
- Drying times and temperatures
- Pre-fire refinement and dry polishing techniques
- Firing methods and procedures
- Soldering tube bezels
- Punch setting tiny gemstones
- Polishing & finishing
- Patina options
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.
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