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

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.

Watch a three-minute video on the artist Kris Kramer on YouTube.

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.

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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.

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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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