METAL CLAY LENTIL PENDANT w/Tamara Honaman - (Sat. 6/19 @ 10AM - 6PM)
Create a unique fine-silver bead in this workshop! Using basic metal-clay skills, we will create a hollow form, textured to suit your style. We will fire the beads and finish them so you can wear them out of the shop!
REQUIRED MATERIALS TO BRING: salon board (not emery file more like the kind of file a salon would use for a manicure, the type with foam in between two different grits), tissue blade, artist’s fine tip paintbrush. In addition, you will need to purchase 2 (15g) packs or 1 (50g) pack of fine silver metal clay (PMC3) and a small amount of paste to compete the project.
TOOLS TAMMY WILL BRING TO SHARE:
Scissors, rollers, rolling slats, non stick work surface, Saran, spray bottles/water, textures, stamps, forms, release materials, cutters, silicone tools, jeweler’s files, polishing supplies, consumables. A $10 material fee in addition to the above required items will be payable to the instructor the day of class.
TOOLS TAMMY WILL BRING:
Kiln, dehydrator, warming tray, kiln-firing materials, polishing tools
BIO: Tamara Honaman teaches, demonstrates and speaks about jewelry making nationally and internationally. She contributes jewelry-making projects, articles and designs to magazines, books and television programs. Tamara is featured in videos on various industry-related websites, sharing her passion for all materials and techniques she explores.
Tamara is Director of Content for Interweave. She authored Secrets to Metal Clay Success, Secrets to Art Clay Success and other jewelry-making videos available in DVD and digital formats. She is co-author of Polymer Clay Master Class, the founding editor of Step-by-Step Beads; former editor of Step-by-Step in Lapidary Journal Jewelry Artist, and a founder of Bead Fest.
Tamara has served as technical editor on several metal clay and jewelry-making books and magazines; Executive Director of the National Polymer Clay Guild; and on the board of other jewelry-related organizations.