In addition to our Online Distance Learning Programme there are several paid, stand alone tutorials available from other providers by clicking on the links below. We also regularly produce free hints & tips video tutorials which you can view on our YouTube channel.
Learn how to make an elegantly designed hinged cuff bracelet from metal clay. I show you, step-by-step, everything you need to know to create your own hinged cuff.
Learn the important steps in creating your design and then how to calculate shrinkage for a perfect fit. Create eye-catching fold-forming centres for each cuff section. Watch and learn how to fabricate hinges, a great technique to add to your metal clay skillset. Finally, add embeddable closures. There's also tips for firing, polishing, and riveting.
Included in your purchase is a PDF with notes and online resources. You can re-watch all your Craftcast purchases as many times as you like.
If you have been wanting to try your hand at metal clay, here is a great place to start! Join me and learn how to make this stunning nature-inspired pendant and matching earrings from metal clay. I will show you everything you need to know to get started with metal clay or take your beginner skills to the next level.
Included in your purchase is a PDF document with notes and online resources.
You can re-watch all your Craftcast purchases as many times as you like. No experience necessary.
Verre Églomisé is a French term referring to the process of applying both a design and gilding onto the rear face of glass to produce a mirror finish. The name is derived from the 18th-century French decorator and art-dealer Jean-Baptiste Glomy, who was responsible for its revival.
Tracey Spurgin has taken that concept and interpreted it in metal clay and resin creating spectacular effects. The results are stunning. Don’t miss learning this newly interpreted technique from a metal clay master.
The full recording and a PDF handout of resources and links is included.
Join Tracey for a quick fun metal clay project and learn how to make an original spinner ring.
These rings are comfortable, full of motion and lots of fun to wear and spin.
Each ring is two rings in one, an inner band with an outer band that will spin easily and freely. And if you are a tool junkie, you will love the cutting tools demonstrated by Tracey.
Follow along and watch Tracey reveal her tips and tricks for correct measuring, sizing and construction.
Don't miss this special fun project presentation. The full recording and a PDF handout of resources and links is included.
Learn how to create these beautiful Infinity Rings with a cabochon setting using metal clay. Tracey will show you step-by-step how to create this hollow form Infinity ring with a bold design that has an industrial style yet can be softened with a delicate focal cabochon stone setting.
Learn Tracey's tips and techniques to form the seamless hollow ring band that has a trillion shaped shank. This makes for a surprisingly comfortable fit.
Pick your favourite cabochon to feature and see how easy it is to set and then complete the look by adding tiny faux rivets.
Watch again and again, and included is a PDF filled with photos, notes and all the resource links you need to get started.
Learn how to create this brilliant metal clay filigree orb. Watch close-up as Tracey shows you step-by-step all the construction techniques you need from rolling your clay and making a sphere to creating a hinge that will allow the orb to open and close.
Complete the orb by learning how to add embellishments, a bail and some decorative filigree.
Don't miss this special presentation and an opportunity to increase your metal clay skill set.
The full recording and a PDF handout of resources and links is included. Basic metal clay skills are helpful.
This is an intermediate skills class.
Join Tracey to learn a wonderful new metal clay technique called Quilligree! Quilling techniques have been around for hundreds of years. It's the simple art of rolling, coiling, twisting and shaping strips of paper to embellish a variety of objects and home furnishings. Recently the paper crafting community has embraced this art to decorate cards, scrapbook pages and other ephemera. Now Tracey will show you the possibilities with metal clay!
New metal clay formulas make it easier than ever to create using the skills of paper quilling. Tracey will show you step-by-step how to adapt these techniques to metal clay creating original keepsake jewellery you'll love to wear.
Don't miss this special presentation. The full recording to stream or download and a PDF handout is included.
Silver Clay Stone Set Hinged Cuff
Online Tutorial from Jewellers Academy