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Mermaid PMC Pendant


About this design:

This is a first time I have ever taken a class for PMC. I hope the pictures turn out alright.

Components:

Molds for PMC PMC Clay

Additional Images:



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  1. Daisy Chick - Dawn
    Daisy Chick - Dawn says:

    I apologize ladies for the poor photos. I did try very hard to capture the detail.

  2. Mommykat Bubbly Chick
    Mommykat Bubbly Chick says:

    Yay, dawn!!! I am so excited for you! How wonderful is this? :D

  3. Daisy Chick - Dawn
    Daisy Chick - Dawn says:

    A great new ability I haave picked up. I really wanat to make more pieces, however at $25.00 per 10 gram package it cna be a costly adventure. It was a real learning experience. I held my breath with the mermaid piece and the investment was 30 grams of PMC.

  4. Sonja
    Sonja says:

    I really love this one…Yes very expensive..without a class this is one thing I won’t be trying lol!

  5. grama rose aka stormy
    grama rose aka stormy says:

    This one is easier to see I think you are doing well…good job Dawn!

  6. MoonBell
    MoonBell says:

    They look like great pieces, I just wish I could see the detail. If I may make a suggestion? It looks like you either need to try your macro setting on your camera (usually a flower symbol), or back up just a little and zoom in as close as you can in focus, then just crop the photo down on your computer (you could even do that in Paint). My camera can’t focus on anything closer than about 8 inches, and it actually has to be further away than that if I’m using my macro lens (longer lens than the normal size).

  7. sunny chick
    sunny chick says:

    Dawn, your pendant is divine! I love, love, love it! Can’t wait to take a class with you! ;)

  8. amkcreations aka Amanda
    amkcreations aka Amanda says:

    Great mermaid, very good job

  9. Daisy Chick - Dawn
    Daisy Chick - Dawn says:

    Thank-you Sonja, Stormy, Moonbell, Martha and amkcreations! I think the mermaid picture came out better. I wish you girls could see the lillypads and waterlillies! I will try the Macro Moonbelle! I have already tried to use the distance part of the camera. I may have to get the manual out……

    I was sure scared to put the piece in the liver treatment. It was this yellowish brownish stuff that helps bring out the detail. I was praying for blue, green or aqua for the mermaid! I got kinda a peacock color I think. There are blue and red on the other piece. It does bring out the detail the liver treatment but it doesn’t seem like you have any control over what color it turns. At least if you don’t likeit you can fire it off and try again.

  10. No Photo
    Deb D Grammy Chick says:

    This looks like it must be really beautiful, even though it’s hard to see detail. I would love to learn how to do this kind of thing, but it is pretty expensive from what I can tell…an idea for another day! :D

  11. Daisy Chick - Dawn
    Daisy Chick - Dawn says:

    Yes Deb! The class was 70.00 and that included 10 grams of Clay. ($25 a 10 gram pkg) It was enough to make the lady&bird pendant. The mermaid took 30 grams. I can’t do that often! Thanks for you nice comment!

  12. Lynn g
    Lynn g says:

    Wow so cool!!!! you did a great job.. And yes expensive, thank gosh I get a certified price, at some places..

  13. Eeka Mouse
    Eeka Mouse says:

    I have read that if you add a drop or two of ammonia to the Liver of Sulfer solution, it gives a more violet to blue; treat for a short time, rinse and eyeball to see if you’ve developed enough patina. If not dark enough, treat again.

    This is nice; looking fwd to seeing future work.

  14. Daisy Chick - Dawn
    Daisy Chick - Dawn says:

    Thank-you Edka Mouse for the tip! I will have to try that the next time and ask my teacher if she knows anything about ammonia. Once I decide how to use this mermaid I will post the finished designs. It will be a while before I do PMC again.

  15. Mahala93 RockChick
    Mahala93 RockChick says:

    Pretty! Looks like a pendant I have in brass..i like this much better!

  16. Daisy Chick - Dawn
    Daisy Chick - Dawn says:

    Thank-you Mahala. I found the mold and decided I wanted to try this in silver. The class allowed me to try something new and it was fun!

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