Location: Lemoyne Art Education Center, Tallahassee, FL
One-day workshop covering several techniques; molding, carving and layering design elements into a pleasing composition, antiquing and highlighting, and creating faux metal bezels. Bail construction.
Students will learn how to create a tiny design elements from clay using molds and hand sculpting, and how to arrange the elements into deeply layered compositions ( one each of Cinnabar, Turquoise, and Jade) which they will set into a sculpted faux metal bezel of their choice. (gold, silver, or bronze). Antiquing, highlighting and finishing the resulting pendant will be covered as well. Students will construct a minimum of three finished pieces.
Class time: 7-8 hours with a break for lunch. Instructor will supply kits free of charge for items not included on the supply list (such as textures, antiquing medium, highlight medium and simple tools), as well as detailed handouts.