Pittsburgh Center for the Arts
Class Detail

Intro to Precious Metal Clay

Location: Scaife Building

Room: Children's

Sep 12-26, 2012

Meets 6:30 PM-9:30 PM
on Wed

Tuition: $130.00
Member Tuition: $105.00
Level: All

Status: This class is completed
Learn how to texture, form, fire, and finish PMC, a material that's worked like a water-based clay but fires to pure silver with a kiln or torch. Make at least two pieces, including 1) a pendant or earrings to be kiln-fired by the instructor, and 2) one or more small charms you will fire yourself, using an inexpensive butane torch. All tools and materials provided. A $55 materials fee (not included in tuition) is payable to the instructor at the first class.

Instructor -- Donna Penoyer
An internationally recognized jewelry artist and teacher, Donna is certified in metal clay by both PMC Connection and Rio Grande. She is an award-winning member of the Craftsman’s Guild of Pittsburgh. Her jewelry has been featured in two invitational exhibits at Purdue University, where she won Best in Show in July 2010. Donna works as a designer for the Master Muses program sponsored by Whole Lotta Whimsy, a leading online art supply company. She also writes for Art Jewelry and has appeared in numerous publications. View her work at www.donnapenoyer.com

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