Synopses & Reviews
Try metal clay the quick and easy way
If you want to try your hand at metal clay, but you're intimidated by the time commitment or cost, Metal Clay in a Day is the book for you. Basic techniques and more than twenty-five simple, stylish jewelry products offer you the perfect introduction to metal clay without requiring you to spend a fortune on new tools and materials.
Metal Clay in a Day will get you started with:
Straightforward, simple projects. You'll learn everything you need to know to make easy but attractive earrings, necklaces and bracelets using a minimal amount of metal clay.
Low-cost tools and techniques. You won't believe the shapes and designs you can make using tools you probably already have in your home
No-kiln firing. Every project in the book can be fired using a hand-held butane torch instead of a kiln, and you'll learn simple steps to getting professional looking results.
Make a piece this afternoon and show it off tonight Take home Metal Clay in a Day - and let the metal play begin.
Metal Clay in a Day makes using precious metal clay (PMC) extremely accessible by taking the reader though twenty-five projects that do not require expensive specialized equipment. Projects such as earrings, pendants, bracelets and more will introduce readers to working with precious metal clay. Basic skills provided in the book include how to cut, texturize and sculpt the clay in addition to how to dry and fire it by using a standard propane torch. Not only will the projects be fun and easy but an additional gallery is also included, inspiring readers to take their clay projects to the next level. Tammys friendly voice lends perfectly to the simple instructions provided, removing the intimidation factor for crafters looking to work with PMC.