Metal Clay for Jewelry Makers PDF ePub eBook

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Metal Clay for Jewelry Makers free pdf Going far beyond most other metal clay books currently available, "Metal Clay for Jewelry Makers" covers basics and much more. Inside, you'll explore a range of techniques, including how to form hinges and hollow forms- work with paper clay- add gemstones, other metals, glass, ceramic, resin, and enamel- and forging, annealing, texturing, and adding patinas.
All currently available metal clays are covered- including gold, silver, copper, and bronze, in a wide array of forms. Sue also covers the materials that are often used in conjunction with metal clay, including embellishments, stones, and findings.
After covering materials, Sue dives right into techniques, from the basics to specific advanced techniques. She explores the use of additional materials as well--using resin, mounting stones, pearls, fused glass, or metals- enameling- combining PMC with polymer clay- and creating patinas. A section on zero waste--how to conserve and reuse expensive metal clay remnants--completes the how-to section.
Packed with more than 500 photographs, this book will give you a clear guide to both the process and end product or effect. While no projects are in the book, finished projects with tips and techniques are spread throughout, and provide inspiration for you to explore metal clay and to use your newfound jewelry-making skills with this innovative material, often dubbed "magical clay."

About Sue Heaser

Sue Heaser is an internationally renowned artist, author, and teacher and has been working in polymer and metal clays for more than 25 years. Sue has published thirteen craft books, including the best-selling "Magical Metal Clay Jewelry." She teaches metal clay and polymer clay workshops all over the world, was founding director of Art Clay World UK Guild, and the first person to qualify as a Senior Art Clay Instructor in the UK. Sue lives in England.

Details Book

Author : Sue Heaser
Publisher : Interweave Press
Data Published : 09 October 2012
ISBN : 1596687134
EAN : 9781596687134
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 192 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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