Tracey Spurgin - Silver Clay Rings - Thu 4th Apr 2019 - 9.30pm-4.30pm

Tracey Spurgin - Silver Clay Rings - Thu 4th Apr 2019  - 9.30pm-4.30pm
Tracey Spurgin - Silver Clay Rings - Thu 4th Apr 2019  - 9.30pm-4.30pm Tracey Spurgin - Silver Clay Rings - Thu 4th Apr 2019  - 9.30pm-4.30pm
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Silver Clay Rings

 

WHEN: Thursday 4th April 2019

TIME: 9.30am - 4.30pm

WHERE:  Sooz in The Shed Workshop, Ground Floor, Atlas Works.  (Just inside the main arched doorway)  CA2 5NB

WHAT:    We are thrilled to welcome Tracey Spurgin from Craftworx into The Shed to do a beginners Silver Clay workshop.  

Introduction to Silver Clay – Beginners

This workshop is aimed at the beginner with little or no experience of working with metal clay. During the day you will be guided through the step by step techniques of handling, shaping, forming and adding texture, construction, firing options and achieveing a fabulous polish and finish. With these solid foundation skill and all the essential tips and techniques you will be amazed and you will have achieved a professional finish to your work. The course will take you step-by-step through how to make these two (or similar) beautiful rings.  

You will be inspired with further samples on display so you can go away to apply your own creative ideas to your new skills.

The project is:

·          Rings

·       

Included in the day:

  • introduce the tools and equipment, what alternatives are suitable
  • preparing and handling the clay
  • making a pendant using lump clay
  • adding texture, form and shape
  • construction and layering
  • creating holes
  • drying times and temperatures
  • refinement methods
  • different firing methods and procedures
  • polishing techniques

20g of lump clay will be supplied, with use of the studio paste pot. For the suggested project tasks, If you require to make more or larger pieces then you can purchase extra clay on the day

 

Tutor Profile

Tracey Spurgin is a dedicated Metal Clay artist, tutor, writer and TV presenter.

When she is not busy teaching at her own studio Craftworx,  based in East Yorkshire. she heads off on her magic carpet around the country or even traveling internationally to teach. "teaching metal clay is my passion I love to share my ideas for this amazing material so do that in as many ways as I can. so really looking forward to joing Sooz on her new adventure in the Shed".

Expert tuition and 20g of Silver clay are included in the price - enough to do the projects suggested, you can buy more clay on the day if you wish to make extra and you have time.  

We also supply a lunch of homemade Soup with Bread and homemade Cakes, with refreshments all day as required.

PRICE:  £120.00

 As Tracey is a visiting artist, we do have a minimum number of students required for this course to run, so please do get your place booked if you fancy it. If you wait, it might be too late  :)

 

A 50% non-refundable deposit is required upon booking. Please view our REFUND POLICY for more details.

You can choose to pay in full now, or deposit only by using the drop down box.  If you pay the deposit only, please bring the oustanding amount to the class with you.

 

 

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