Assorted metallic jewelry pieces
A selection of angular earrings
Assorted pendants shaped like houses

Mesmerizing Metallics

Date: March 10-11, 2018 (Spring Semester)
Medium: Metallic mediums/polymer clay
Instructor: Debbie Jackson (email)
Skill Level: All

In this class, you will use a variety of metallic mediums with polymer clay. Learn innovative ways to use Jones Tones Foil, composition leaf, metallic powders, fibers, paints, and more. You will create a collection of incredible metallic components, beads and embellishments that can be used for jewelry-making, buttons, adorning hand-made cards, book covers, boxes, frames and wherever your imagination may lead. This technique-based class will focus on how to transform the surface of polymer clay, including stamping, making Faux Brocade, hammered metal, and mica shift.

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Tuition does not cover the cost of supplies and materials. Many of the workshops require you to bring specific materials or tools with you.

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Studio Fee

All workshops have a studio fee. Fees are collected at the end of the workshop and payable by check or credit card. MU no longer accepts cash.

Estimated studio fee for this workshop: TBD*

*The final cost may vary depending on the actual cost of materials at the time of the workshop. It is possible for fees to be less or greater than the range indicated depending upon individual student usage.

About the Instructor

Artist, author and educator, Debbie Jackson, is a graduate of Miami University (Ohio), where she received a B.S. degree in Art Education. She currently teaches a variety of polymer clay classes at conferences, to Guilds and other art-related venues. She resides in Columbus, Ohio.

Debbie is the author of Polymer Clay Jewelry, which was published in 2004. She has over 25 years of experience in teaching and working with polymer clay. Her works are currently being sold in the new Smithsonian Museum of African American History & Culture in Washington, D.C.