How to Make a Metal Clay Kinetic Fish

$137.00

Join me as we explore the depths of our creativity below the waves. This advanced skills workshop will teach you how to make a fully finished, moving sea creature of your very own, using your favorite formula of metal clay. We will design and construct our pieces using the wet/dry method, using multiple textures, coil embellishments and our own imaginations. Dive deep and join us on an adventure!

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In-Depth Instructions

Available on Desktop, Mobile and Tablet

What You Will Learn

Class 01:

  • Intro and bio
  • Intro and project overview
  • Roll and form body, dry

Class 02:

  • Roll and form head
  • Roll and form eye
  • Sand and refine head and body

Class 03:

  • Attach head and body
  • Backfill gap between head and body
  • Attach eye and do surrounding coil

Class 04:

  • Quick review of previous day’s steps
  • Backfill lips
  • Do surrounding coil for side fin
  • Add eye details

Class 05:

  • Finish side fin
  • Do coils for dorsal and ventral fin
  • Attach side fin

Class 06:

  • Do fill for dorsal fin, attach
  • Discuss design for tail fin
  • Do fill for ventral fin, attach

Class 07:

  • Quick review of previous day’s steps
  • Do coils for tail surround
  • Backfill dorsal and ventral fins where they attach to the body
  • Fill Tail

Class 08:

  • Add coil to body for tail attachment
  • Refine tail
  • Do all final backfills on body

Class 09:

  • Final sanding
  • Review firing schedule and how best to support piece
  • Finishing and adding of jump rigs and chain

BONUS

  • Materials list

Open Facebook Group to students of this course:
Curious Mondo: Metal Clay Kinetic Fish

Time table:
9 hours

Level:
Basic / Intermediate / Advanced

Target market:
Jewelry makers, people interested in precious metal clay

Main objective:
Learn how to create a piece of kinetic jewelry in metal clay

Prerequisite:
None

Additional information

Language

English

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