Metal Clay Meet Up - Sat & Sun

Sunday 1st July 

The 2018 Metal Clay Meet Up will take place at the Village Hall located in the pretty piazza on Watermead Lake in Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire. 

This event is open to anyone with a passion for PMC and looking to expand their skills with our series of new Master Classes especially for this event. You won’t find them anywhere else!

SATURDAY MASTER CLASSES:

Saturday: MC1 – Seaside Memory Book with Mary Myers

This project will show you how to make a wearable memory book, with about 7 slim pages and a tiny clasp which snaps shut holding everything neatly in place! This little book has a seaside theme, with pictures of shells inside. Decorate to your own design or follow the design used here. You will be given instructions to make and fit the pages later at home. (Shell pictures are included!) The sample shown has been made with 16g PMC3 however, you may also use PMC Flex. Materials Pack: £10 payable to the tutor on the day. Please bring your flat and round nosed pliers if you have them!

Saturday: MC2 – Dichroic Glass Pendant with Helen Drye

Learn to make your own dichroic glass cabochon to take away with you as well as designing and making this stunning dichroic glass pendant with matching decorated bail.  If you have any moulds that you'd like to use to decorate your pendant with please bring those along.  We will have some to use as well.  The pendant is made using 16g PMC Flex. Materials Pack: £10 payable to the tutor on the day

SUNDAY MASTER CLASSES:

Sunday: MC3 – Bezel making with Julie Holt  

A new concept in precious metal clay, use PMC Flex and PMC Aqua to create stunning bezels. On the day you will be able to make a ring or pendant set with a choice of shells. This project is made using 16g PMC Flex.

Materials pack: £10 incl. a choice of Paua Shell or Mother of Pearl cabochon.

Sunday: MC4 Modern Wirework Charm Bracelet with Amy Surman

Create a beautiful metal clay bead, glass and wirework bracelet using some simple techniques. Within this workshop you will learn how to prepare and decorate a bisque bead, how to use sterling silver wire to create your own wrapped beads and how to combine these with heavier wires and glass to make a comfortable, modern charm bracelet.

Materials Pack: £12 payable to the tutor on the day. Please bring some PMC3 Paste and PMC Syringe to decorate your ceramic bead.

A hot and cold buffet lunch will be served across the piazza at The Watermead Inn on both days. Tea, coffee and biscuits are provided in the work room to keep you going!

The cost is £144 per day or save £48 and book both days at only £240. This includes a goody bag choice of 2 Master classes each day, lunch, break time snacks, tea & coffee. Please let us know of any dietary requirements at time of booking.

Location: Watermead village hall, The Piazza, Watermead, Aylesbury, HP19 0FX

Free parking on site.

Accommodation is available nearby at the Best Western Garden Court a few minutes away. Address is Buckingham Road, Aylesbury, Bucks HP19 0FY Tel 0844 3876252. Flexi double/twin room rate is currently £75 for Saturday night plus £9 for breakfast. Free wifi and parking on site. Please make your booking direct with the hotel.

Weekend Schedule - Choose one of two masterclasses on each day.

Day

Class

Tutor

Project

Materials Pack

Sat 10am – 5.30pm

MC1

Mary Myers

Seaside Memory Book

£10

Sat 10am – 5.30pm

MC2

Helen Drye

Dichroic Glass Pendant

£10

Sun 10am – 5.30pm

MC3

Julie Holt

Bezel Making with PMC Flex

£10

Sun 10am – 5.30pm

MC4

Amy Surman

Modern Wirework Charm Bracelet

£12

Please note all design are copyright of the tutor. We kindly ask you not to recreate them for commercial use.

There will be several stands selling supplies, tools and equipment throughout the weekend.

See the Events page for further details.

Product Options £240.00, Exc VAT: £200.00

£240.00, Exc VAT: £200.00