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An Exercise in Syringe -- Earrings

Learn about PMC3 Syringe; such as, how to apply fresh or dried Syringe to your silver-clay creations.

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Syringe Earrings

This course is all about PMC3 Syringe. It teaches you how to use syringe and shows you many applications while you make either earrings similar to those shown below or a creation of your own. The learning steps are progressive. First, you practice by using syringe on glass. Then, you apply syringe without accuracy. Finally you apply fresh syringe directly to your creation and learn how immediately to maneuver it into place. So much practice, you will likely be proficient at syringe by the end of this course. A syringe aficionado!

First and foremost, do study these three tutorials on how to use PMC3 Syringe. Then you will be ready to use it as you make your own creation.

Metal Clay Tidbits & Tricks Syringe Part 1

Metal Clay Tidbits & Tricks Syringe Part 2
Metal Clay Tidbits & Tricks Syringe Part 3

Above and beyond the basics in metal clay (which you can learn for free by enrolling in “Your First Metal Clay Experience) you will learn the following skills in this course.

  • How to shape pieces three dimensionally
  • How to apply fresh syringe
  • How to position syringe after application
  • How to make dry syringe elements and apply later
  • How to insert eyelets

This course has 8 videos.

1 Design Earrings – Ongoing (10:42 in length)
2 Make Earrings Shape (9:27)
3 Syringe Technique (7:51)
4 Add Syringe – Wet and Dry (13:57)
5 Torch or Kiln Fire (4:18)
6 Brass Brush and Tumble (3:31)
7 Patina (2:11)
8 Finish and Add Ear Wires (3:35)


Your Instructor


Kris Kramer
Kris Kramer

First, Kris created I Love Silver for novice to expert metal clay artists and artisans, because she loves metal clay and wants to share.

Kris designs and creates fine and sterling silver, minuscule sculptures as pendants, earrings, charms, rings, and more. Her work features landscapes, wildlife, tracks, and bits of nature. Her medium is precious metal clay.

What is Metal Clay? Watch Meet Metal Clay.

Learn more about Kris and her art process.

Kris is a PMC Senior Instructor certified by PMC Connection and Rio-Rewards Certified by RioGrande, thanks in part to a grant from the Montana Art Council, an agency of the State Government. She “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. Toward the end of 2017, she achieved Level 1 and is listed as a Master in Masters Registry.

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To see Kris' current and available work, go to The Silver Pendant.


Frequently Asked Questions


When does the course start and finish?
The course starts now and never ends! It is a completely self-paced online course - you decide when you start and when you finish.
How long do I have access to the course?
How does lifetime access sound? After enrolling, you have unlimited access to this course for as long as you like - across any and all devices you own.
What if I am unhappy with the course?
We would never want you to be unhappy! If you are unsatisfied with your purchase, contact us in the first 30 days and we will give you a full refund.

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