Master Instructor Cindy Pankopf opened Creative Place so people would be able to learn and create with metal clay in a comfortable, well appointed space. Creative Place offers workshops, certifications and training for metal clay adventures with highly trained and experienced instructors.

Now the offerings have expanded to include video courses, 1-on-1 online tutoring, and webinars! It is even easier to learn from Cindy.
Live 1-to-1
Get live metal clay advice and demos from your own home via web cam, no need to travel to California for a class with Cindy! Metal clay is a very unique material and can be difficult to work with. Spend 2 hours getting your questions answered, techniques perfected and project advice.

Cindy Pankopf is a full-time jewelry designer / instructor and artist. She is currently one of the 8 certified Master Art Clay Silver Instructors in North America. Cindy has written two books, and teaches across the nation and at her studio Creative Place in California.
120 mins
Do I Need to Have a Kiln to Fire Metal Clay?
Do I Need to Have a Kiln to Fire Metal Clay?
The biggest question answered!
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Do I Need to Have a Kiln to Fire Metal Clay?
The biggest question answered!
Using Metal Clay Syringe - Jewelry Making Classes Orange County -
Syringe can be a bit tricky to use. In this video Master Instructor Cindy Pankopf shows you how to hold and maneuver they syringe for the best results. Full of tips and pointers.
What is metal clay?
A quick description of what metal clay is and how it works.
Try Metal Clay
Walk through the process of making a simple metal clay piece from start to finish using basic tools. See how to roll out clay, texture, trim, dry, refine, torch fire, finish and patina!
Storing Metal Clay Syringe
Learn how to keep your metal clay syringe fresh and flowing.
Storing Silver Clay
Learn how to inexpensively store your silver metal clay so it does not dry out.
Conditioning Silver Clay
Save your crusty metal clay! Silver clay is expensive...don't waste a bit. In this video you will learn how to recondition dry clay to make it beautiful to work with once again.
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Cindy Pankopf
Cindy Pankopf
Santa Ana, United States of America