I'm Teaching a Weekend Workshop at Tenn Tech, August 6-8, 2021

If you love my jewelry and want to learn how to create a line of jewelry of your own, this weekend workshop promises to be a masterclass! I have twenty ears f mastery in making porceln jewelry of several different styles that we will be exploring in this class, including my signature stamped style "Local Texture". The techniques are low tech, simple and FUN!. No prior ceramics or jewelry experience is needed.

Registration is limited in size due to Covid-19 protocols put into place, so don't delay, if you want to be a part of this class. As many of you know, I usually would be at an art show on a weekend, so this is a unique and special event...Hope to see you there! 

For more info and to view more classes: Tennessee Tech Summer Workshops in Clay


Weekend - August 6-8, 2021 Colleen Williams_brooch

Fabulous Surfaces on Porcelain Jewelry: Color, Texture, Pattern

Instructor: Colleen Williams

Embrace colored porcelain by working small in this class where ceramics and jewelry meet. Explore handbuilding methods and surface techniques for ceramics of any scale. Use layered slips, resists, stamping, sgraffito and more to decorate jewelry "canvases." Learn basic jewelry skills to assemble several pieces to wear home. 

BeginnerMaterials fee, payable to instructor, $20 for 5, 4-6 ounce balls of colored porcelain, 1 lb. of white porcelain, small plaster forming molds, paint pot strip with underglazes, 24 ga. nichrome wire, 18" sterling silver wire, leather cording. The instructor will also bring Items that each participant will have access to including assorted sterling silver and niobium jewelry findings, assorted glass beads, assorted colored porcelain slips and assorted resists and texture tools