Online Class

Kiln-Fired Silver Metal Clay

$29.99$39.99

Learn to shape, fire and finish silver metal clay into ornate, one-of-a-kind jewelry pieces, including earrings, pendants and beads.

Skill Level

Intermediate

What You Get

  • 13 Streaming HD video lessons with anytime, anywhere access
  • Class materials
  • Hours of close-up instruction
  • Answers to student questions from instructor Cindy Pankopf
  • Closed captioning available (web only)

How it works

  • Once you purchase find your class in your class library.
  • Watch on any device anytime.
  • Find class materials in the class viewer.

Class Overview

Get fired up with certified silver clay master Cindy Pankopf, author of The Absolute Beginners Guide: Making Metal Clay Jewelry. Learn to shape, fire and finish silver metal clay into ornate, one-of-a-kind jewelry pieces, including earrings, pendants and beads made using advanced techniques like stone setting and glass application. Once Cindy teaches you to sculpt cork clay bases and carve polymer texture stamps, your jewelry design will be limited only by your imagination.

Lesson Breakdown

1. Introduction
10:34
Meet Cindy and go over what you'll learn about clay and how to use the Craftsy platform. Discuss kilns and clay types with Cindy and your classmates on the platform.
2. Setting Up Your Workspace
46:48
3. Foundation Skills
47:00
4. Stone Setting Sampler
58:45
5. Kiln Firing Stone Setting Sampler
40:25
6. Entwined Pendant
37:43
7. Kiln Firing Entwined Pendant
30:18
8. Working with Cork Clay
13:43
9. Carving Custom Textures
15:55
10. A Bead of Your Own
29:39
11. Kiln Firing a Bead of Your Own
25:41
12. Bonus - Patinas
38:52
13. Bonus - Troubleshooting
26:42

Taught by

Cindy Pankopf
Cindy Pankopf
Cindy Pankopf is an Art Clay Silver Master Instructor and the author of The Absolute Beginners Guide: Making Metal Clay Jewelry. She also runs Cindy Pankopf's Creative Place in Fullerton, Calif.
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