Metalsmith Essentials: Textures & Patinas with Helen Driggs
Now you can learn how to make your own richly textured handmade metal jewelry, step by step.
Join artist and experienced metalsmith Helen Driggs in 11 watch-and-learn lessons for everything you need to know to get started texturing and patinating jewelry by hand or with a rolling mill.
Master texturing basics and boost your skills with step-by-step expert how-tos for hammering textures, metal stamping, adding texture to 3-D forms, the use of a rolling mill, and more!
Then, add color and depth to your jewelry pieces with the use of commercial patinas and earth-friendly metal-coloring methods.
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Discover the safe and proper way to transfer textures onto metal with the use of a rolling mill.
Learn fool-proof techniques for laying out text and designs for metal stamping.
Add visual interest to your pieces by preserving and creating textures on 3-D forms.
Learn how to clean and prep your piece to accept a patina for maximum success.
Add depth and volume with a variety of patinas using simple household chemicals.
Watch two full hours of exciting metalsmith essentials on your own time. This two-disc set allows you to start and stop when itís convenient for you. Get a front-row seat to this master metal jewelry class you can watch again and again!