Unique visual arts and fine silver jewelry
We are truly fortunate to welcome Lis-el to Canada for the first time. Lis- el Crowley is a senior Certified Metal Clay artist. She is currently specializing in metal clay, fused glass, metalsmithing, and mixed media. As a teacher, Lis-el thrives on awakening the creative spark within people of all ages and backgrounds. She has taught throughout the United States and England, in a variety of venues and environments. She is the Vice President of the newly formed AMCAW (Alliance for Metal Clay Arts Worldwide). Lis-el is founder and director of the Metalclay Artisan Guild in Connecticut, and creator and organizer of the Metal Clay Mojo Conference. Her work has been featured in publications including The Crafts Report (now known as Handmade Business), Art Jewelry magazine, and Easy Metal Clay.
About Fire and Ice
Fire and Ice workshop May16 - 17 2019
The sculptural qualities of fine silver metal clay make it an excellent
medium for setting glass in all shapes and sizes. Because the glass can be
fired in place, the clay can be formed around it in organic and interesting
ways, creating unique and fully integrated designs with ease.
This workshop is suitable for relative beginners to advanced students, and will cover the following:
Initial design of pieces including finishing considerations.
Option of creating your own fused glass stones which you can also use in the following workshop.
Best practices for setting and firing fused glass into metal clay in a
variety of ways.
Texturing the clay, and creating a unique and sculptural setting for
the dichroic glass
Creating unique bails which integrate with your designs
Firing and finishing the pieces
Art Nouveau Workshop May 18 -19, 2019
The Art Nouveau movement is know for its fluid lines and natural shapes. Metal clay is a perfect medium to use to explore this genre.
During this workshop, you will learn to form a variety of tapered and elegance coils in metal clay which will be combined with faceted gemstones and/or used dichroic glass, to create our own unique designs with an art nouveau flair.
During this two day, in depth workshop, we will cover:
Stephanie Zier of Zier Jewelery writes " I took the Fire & Ice class about a year ago and really learned a lot..... Lis-el is an excellent teacher "
Please email me to register for this event.
Early registrants will receive a 25$ early-bird discount if registration received prior to April 1st, 2019.
Send your email to firstname.lastname@example.org to register.