This course is listed in the Basics, Beyond-the-Basics, and Challenges Course Categories because it has information and practical applications for all levels. For the novices, it has foundational information to understand what a patina is and how to best achieve a good looking piece using patina. For the experienced and experts, you'll learn how to enhance your pieces' character and depth using patina. Any level clayer will get something out of this course.
There are five parts, each with its own video. These parts are as follows.
This course was built using 43 raw movies and well over 65 photos.
Kris designs and makes fine and sterling silver, minuscule sculptures, pendants, earrings, charms, and rings. Her work features landscapes, wildlife, and tracks. Her main medium is precious metal clay.
Kris is a PMC Senior Instructor certified by PMC Connection and Rio-Rewards Certified by RioGrande.
In 2012 Kris “passed with distinction the certification review” by the Montana Arts Council, signaling that she has developed a sustainable business in art. The additional honor of distinction was awarded based on a demonstrated depth of understanding of her art and the development of a strong brand suited for her specific business niche.
Kris is currently teaching, maintaining her silver business, and working on submissions to the Metal Clay Masters Registry. She is listed as a Master in the Masters Registry, achieving Level 1 in 2017 and Level 2 in 2018.