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January

Miami, FL

January 18, 19 and 20 ~ South Florida Jewelry Arts Guild

Trio of Rings in metal clay by Patrik Kusek

Trio of Rings in metal clay by Patrik Kusek

January 18 ~ Metal Clay Fanciful Domed Ring

Shadowbox by Patrik Kusek

Shadowbox by Patrik Kusek

January 19 ~ Metal Clay Shadowboxes

Hollow Forms in Metal Clay by Patrik Kusek

Hollow Forms in Metal Clay by Patrik Kusek

January 20 ~ Metal Clay Hollow forms

PMC Certifciation, Rio Grande

PMC Certification, Rio Grande

January 25 – 27
Rio Rewards Certification Workshop – Sha Sha Experience
San Diego, CA
Register at www.riorewards.com

 

February

Feb 2- 9 Telluride, CO

 

I love tools 4 www.craftcast.com

I love tools 4 www.craftcast.com

February 27 – Online Event

“I love tools 4!” On www.craftcast.com

 

March

 

Renaissance Redo on www.craftcast.com by Patrik Kusek

Renaissance Redo on www.craftcast.com by Patrik Kusek

March 6 – Online Event
www.craftcast.com

 

Metal Clay Chains Workshop with Patrik Kusek

Chain, Chain, Chain
Metal Clay Chains Workshop with Patrik Kusek

March 15
Chain, chain, chain
The Ranch Center for Arts and Craft

 

PMC Certifciation, Rio Grande

PMC Certification, Rio Grande

March 15, 16, and 17
Rio Rewards Certification Workshop
The Ranch Center for Arts and Craft
Register at www.riorewards.com

 

Metal Clay Chains Workshop with Patrik Kusek

March 22
Chain, chain, chain
Scottsdale, AZ
Blue Hills Glass and Beads

 

March 22, 23 and 24
Rio Rewards Certification Workshop
Scottsdale, AZ
Register at www.riorewards.com

 

April

PMC Certifciation, Rio Grande
PMC Certification, Rio Grande

April 5, 6 and 7
Rio Rewards Certification Workshop
Spring, Texas – Greater Houston Area
Register at www.riorewards.com

April 19, 20 and 21
Rio Rewards Certification Workshop
Carmichael, CA
California Institute of Jewelry Training
Register at www.riorewards.com

 

Rio Rewards Certification Workshop
Beadolgy, Iowa City, Iowa
Register at www.riorewards.com

May 27 to 31

Resin Rings by Patrik KusekMetal Clay Shadow Box by Patrik KusekOrganic hollow forms by Patrik Kusek

Here are the Masters Class offerings at The Mid Cornwall School of Jewelry:
Metal Clay Resin Rings, Shadow Boxes, and Organic Hollow Forms. Check the MCSJ website for details. By the way, book all 3 classes together and get a £220 savings!!!!

June

Bead and Button Show –
Intro to PMC – June 5 – There are still a couple spots available, sign up right now! 😉
Meet the teachers night – June 4

PMC Certifciation, Rio Grande

The Ranch Center for Arts and Craft – Rio Certification
Snohomish, WA June 22- 24

July

PMC Certifciation, Rio Grande

Mendocino Art Center – Rio Rewards Certification– July 5-7
Patrik KusekMendocino Art Center –
Exploring Narratives with found objects and metal clay.
July 8-10

Workshop Description
In this course students will use found objects and metal clay to explore narratives in jewelry. Metal clay proves to be the perfect chameleon material to unify dissimilar found objects into a cohesive narrative piece. This course will focus on using these materials to tell a story by utilizing color, contrast, texture and form. Demonstrations will include beginning and advanced metal clay techniques, cold connections, easy rivets, resin, image transfers, mold making, and found object manipulation. In this course we will use either silver, copper or fast fire bronze clay.
Sign up at MAC

 

 

Rio Rewards Certification Workshop
Rochester, New York
Studio 34, Rochester – Rio Rewards Cerfication, N.Y. July 19-21

September

PMC Certifciation, Rio Grande

Rio Rewards PMC Certification
Beadology

Iowa City, Iowa

September 6-8

 

 

 

Metal Clay Chains Workshop with Patrik Kusek

Chain, Chain, Chain
Metal Clay Chains Workshop with Patrik Kusek

Chain, Chain, Chain
Make-n-take
The Ranch Center for Arts and Craft
September 13
10am – 5pm

In this make-n-take workshop you’ll learn how make several different styles of chain from metal clay. Spend the day making your custom chain design, then take it home and fire it or come back to fire your design in the studio. In this workshop Patrik will demonstrate at least 4 styles of chains in metal clay. Organic, sculptural, geometric, free form…you decide! You’ll earn proper sizing for bracelets, plus how to make toggle clasps that enhance the design of your bracelet.
Course # W13315 $150.

TO REGISTER: Send an email to harperetal@gmail.com and/or give us a call: 360-568-7709.

PMC Certifciation, Rio Grande

Rio Rewards PMC Certification
The Ranch Center for Arts and Craft|
Snohomish, WA
September 14 – 16

 

PMC Certifciation, Rio Grande

Rio Rewards PMC Certification
Metal Designz Canada
Saskatoon, SK Canada
September 27 to 29

October

PMC Certifciation, Rio Grande

Rio Rewards PMC Certification
New Orleans School of Art and Craft
New Orleans, Louisiana 70117
October 11-13

Metal Clay Narrative Frame Pendant
New Orleans School of Art and Craft
New Orleans, Louisiana 70117
October 14

Metal Clay Narrative Frame Pendant by Patrik Kusek

Metal Clay Narrative Frame Pendant by Patrik Kusek

Level: Intro to Metal Clay or prior metal clay experience helpful

Brief Course Description – In this course students will use metal clay to create a frame pendant to explore narratives in jewelry. Metal clay proves to be the perfect material to unify dissimilar found objects into a cohesive narrative piece.  Demonstrations will include beginning and advanced metal clay techniques, resin, mold making, and embedding photos or images in resin. Students will also learn how to use embeddable findings.  In this course we will use silver metal clay, fine silver eyelets and UV resin.
Additional Materials fee: $5.00 for shared use of UV resin and use of curing lamp/
Students should provide their own tools and materials as listed below as instructor will not have any tools available for use. Instructor will have additional PMC available for sale. Please contact instructor in advance for PMC.

Materials List
• 28 grams of PMC+ or PMC3 (or similar ) ( It is recommend to bring additional metal clay if you want to make larger pieces or multiple pieces. )
Two part mold compound – Rio Cold Mold or similar – individual size
Qty 6 – 3mm Fine Silver Eyelets
Small photos in various sizes from 1/2” to 1 1/4” to fit in frame
5 Jump rings in various sizes 5mm or larger
Tools List

• Basic PMC Tool Kit –
Work surface, Roller, Playing Cards (or graduated slats ), Lubrication –  Olive oil, Badger Balm, etc, Craft knife, Burnisher, Assortment of drinking straws, Pin Tool or Awl, Tissue Blade, Brass Brush,     Clay Shaper, Paint Brush and cup or Waterbrush, Tweezers, Sanding Sponges in various grits, Spray bottle with water

• Pen style brass or steel brush OR V-shaped carving tool ( Dockyard brand )
Nice to have but not mandatory:
Emery boards, Optivisor, Light, Texture plates, pen and paper for notes, water and snacks to keep our energy up!

November

PMC Certifciation, Rio Grande

Rio Rewards PMC Certification
Rio Grande Headquarters
Albuquerque, New Mexico 87121
Novemeber 1-3

BAY AREA BEAD EXTRAVAGANZA 2013
Oakland Convention Center, Oakland, CA

Evil Eye Ring by Patrik Kusek

Evil Eye Ring by Patrik Kusek

Metal Clay – Protection From the Evil Eye Ring
November 16, Saturday 9 am – 6 pm with a 2-hr lunch
Tuition:  $120 + cost of required kit

Description:
In this day long metal clay class you’ll learn how to protect yourself from the evil eye by making a ring of pure silver.

You’ll learn the basics of metal clay and how to apply colored resin that will glow with an aura of protection.

So when the evil witch tries to weave tales of horror and dispersion, you’ll have the true answer and be protected from her evil eye.

Techniques learned: Metal Clay, Resin

Skill level: All Levels

Cost of required kit: (payable to instructor in class) $45

Kit includes:

  • one package of PMC3 16 grams
  • shared use of resins and other consumables

Instructor will provide all of the tool kits needed for use in class and students will have the option of buying those kits at an additional cost.

Supplies to bring:
Students can bring their own additional PMC3. Students maybe bring their own tools and texture sheets. Instructor will have some additional PMC for students to buy.

 

Mystic Pendant by Patrik Kusek

Mystic Pendant by Patrik Kusek

Metal Clay – Yes, No.. Maybe?
Ask the Mystic Pendulum!
November 17, Sunday 9 am – 6 pm with a 2-hr lunch
Tuition:  $120 + cost of required kit

Description:
In this day long metal clay class you could get all of your questions answered with the Mystic Pendulum, and learn the secrets it contains.You’ll learn basic and intermediate metal clay techniques to create your own Mystic Pendulum or other pendant.You’ll leave this fun and informative class with the skills necessary to navigate the world of metal clay and maybe find the answer you’ve been looking for..Techniques learned: Metal Clay Skill level: All LevelsCost of required kit: (payable to instructor in class) $45Kit includes:

  • one package of PMC+ 18 grams
  • shared slip and other consumables

Instructor will provide all of the tool kits needed for use in class and students will have the option of buying those kits at an additional cost.

Supplies to bring:
Students can bring their own additional PMC+. Students maybe bring their own tools and texture sheets. Instructor will have some additional PMC for students to buy.

December

Closed