Sun, 08 May|
The garden studio
Sunday May 8th - Half day replica silver leaf workshop using silver clay paste (£70 per person)
Spend a morning using silver clay paste to learn the technique of painting a leaf or sycamore seed to capture the fine details in leaves. This workshop costs £85 and includes all materials. It is ideal for complete beginners or those looking to expand their skills .
Time & Location
08 May 2022, 10:00 – 13:00
The garden studio, Oaktree Rd, Southampton SO18, UK
About the Event
This workshop is an ideal for a complete beginner. In this workshop you will use silver clay paste to learn the technique of painting a leaf. Silver clay paste is a wonderful medium for capturing fine details in leaves and petals. This workshop would be ideal for preserving a leaf or sycamore seed. This workshop includes 10g of silver clay paste and necklace cord as well as the fixings. This workshop is ideal for complete beginners or those who have attended the beginners workshop who are looking to try out different techniques.
This class is relaxed and has a maximum of 4 students. It takes place in my garden studio in Southampton. You’ll leave with a hand made piece of jewellery to give as presents or keep for yourself.
You will start the day with tea and coffee on arrival as we introduce ourselves. This will be followed by learning about silver clay paste, before choosing your leaf (from a selection on the table or you may have brought some leaves or flowers). You then get hands painting the leaf, drying, firing before finishing and polishing. You will then wrap up your very own piece of jewellery using the tissue paper provided, and enjoy a glass of fizz to toast your efforts at the end!
What your will learn;
- What to look for in textures of the leaf
- painting the leaf with clay
- Attaching jump rings for a pendant and attaching to the cord
- Polishing and finishing
What is included;
- 10g of silver clay paste (enough to make one replica leaf)
- leaves from my garden
- Findings for your piece
- Necklace cord or silver chain
- All equipment needed in my studio to make your jewellery piece
- An instruction sheet (which you can take home)
- As much tea, coffee and biscutes as you can eat and drink
What you need to bring;
- An apron if you have one
- Closed toe shoes
- Hairband (to tie hair back while firing)
There is parking on the road or there is a car park very close by on Manor Farm Road (close to Dimond Road).
Replica leaf Pendant Workshop
In this workshop you will use silver clay paste to learn the technique of painting a leaf. Silver clay paste is a wonderful medium for capturing fine details in leaves. This workshop would be ideal for preserving a leaf or petal from a special bouquet such as a wedding bouquet. This workshop includes 10g of silver clay paste and 16-inch trace chain. This workshop is suitable for those who have used silver clay before.£70.00