Sculptural Metal Clay Jewelry with DVD Techniques + Explorations

Sculpt exceptional metal clay jewelry using modern designs and techniques with master teacher Kate McKinnon
SKU: 10BD03

Regular Price: $26.95

Special Price $9.99

Free Shipping on US orders over $50

Details
Details

Learn the art of metal clay from master teacher and jewelry artist, Kate McKinnon. Known for her signature style featuring sculptural forms, moving parts, and organic designs, she offers her metal-clay jewelry tips, tricks, and techniques in this detailed workshop-in-a-book featuring step-by-step photography, instruction, and a DVD of key techniques.

Sculpture Metal Clay Jewelry, begins with an overview of the properties of metal clay, including safety information and metalsmithing terms. Next, Kate offers detailed techniques for creating a variety of components, settings, findings, attachments, 3-D forms, and textured effects that are the foundation of her jewelry designs. All of the techniques are shown with step-by-step photography. For added instructional assistance, meet the author and see her techniques in action on the enclosed DVD. The technique section is followed by 10 unique projects that combine the foundation techniques with one-of-a kind design elements. Projects include three-dimensional rings, organic chain designs, metal clay, and bead pendants, and more. All the designs have components made from metal clay including the clasps, chain, and settings, moveable and removable pieces, unusual textures and patinas, unique construction and engineering, plus creative ways to incorporate beads. This book offers jewelry artists both the techniques and design inspiration needed to create gallery-level jewelry that is truly art to wear.

Additional Info
Additional Info
SKU 10BD03
Product Type Book
Author/Designer Kate McKinnon
ISBN 13 9781596681743
Number Of Pages 160
Binding Paperback
Reviews
Customer Reviews (2)
Groundbreaking And A Game Changer
I'm relatively new to metalsmithing (less than 2 years) and have felt that metal clay as a medium had potential but didn't (yet) have a place in serious metalsmithing, considering it a "shape & bake game" meant for people who weren't interested in real metalsmithing. Kate's approach and teachings have changed all of that. Her approach is based on good science and is absolutely a game changer. And as a scientist I found myself saying "now why didn't I think of that?". I've rushed to purchase every book and video available from this incredibly bright and talented artist/scientist and am happy now to include metal clay in my work without feeling that I'm "dummying down" on my craft. Quite the contrary. This is simple, straightforward yet groundbreaking stuff and I absolutely love it! Review by Michael Capps (Posted on 8/11/2011)
Scultural PMC...here I come!
This book and dvd are wonderful! The book is beautifully clean and wonderfully written and animated! I love the author's teaching on the dvd! She doesn't treat u like a child and her tips and organizational tricks are spot on! She gives you what you need and not of what you don't! Some dvd's can make u "afraid" but she is the one who made me delve into this medium! Thanku for this great duo! Review by Sandi Reed (Posted on 1/13/2011)
Write Your Own Review

Only registered users can write reviews. Please,

Tags
Tags

Use spaces to separate tags. Use single quotes (') for phrases.

Fulfillment Info

Shipping Options
For United States customers:

 

Ground: $4.95 flat rate. Free shipping on orders over $50
Estimated total shipping time (not including order processing time) is 2-8 business days. Includes tracking information.

 

2nd Day Air: $19.95
Estimated total shipping time (not including order processing time) is 2 business days; no P.O. boxes. 2nd Day shipping includes tracking information.

 

Next Day Air: $49.95
Estimated total shipping time (not including order processing time) is 1 business day; no P.O. boxes. Next Day shipping includes tracking information.


For International customers:

  • Shipping Method —All orders are sent via Airmail. Please allow 4-6 weeks for your order to arrive.
  • Tracking information is not available for International orders at this time.


International Air Printed Matter: $6.95
Estimated total shipping time (not including order processing time) is dependent on final destination. For Canada, the estimated shipping time is 2-4 weeks. For other International Countries please allow for an estimated shipping time of 4-6 weeks.


 

Digital Product Download
When you purchase a downloadable item from our store, you have unlimited access to your purchase and can download it as many times and as often as needed. To access and save your download please follow these instructions:

  1. Click on “Sign Up/Sign In” at the top right corner on this website
  2. Sign in with your email and password
  3. Click “Welcome, (your name)!” in the upper right corner
  4. On the left side of the screen click on “My Downloadable Products” *If you have purchased an online course, click "My Courses"
  5. Underneath the Product title will be the download link, click the link to view the PDF or Video
  6. To save your purchases to your computer please do the following:
    *PC Users: Right click on the download link, select “Save Link As” (Firefox, Chrome) or “Save Target As” (Internet Explorer)
    *MAC Users: Hold the Ctrl button while clicking on the download link and select the option “Download Linked File As” (Safari)
  7. Save the download(s) to your “Desktop,” “My documents” or other favorite folder. Click “Save”

If you are having trouble opening your download, we recommend using the latest version of Adobe Reader for eBooks, digital magazine issues and patterns/projects. Get it here for free: https://get.adobe.com/reader

 

For videos, we recommend using VLC Player. Here is the link to access VLC download for free: http://www.videolan.org


 

Digital Courses and Streaming Video

If you have purchased an on-demand courses or video you can access your product immediately by following the directions below. If you have purchased course with a start date you can still access it by following the directions below but may be limited to what you can access until the course starts at the date that was described in the details section of the product you purchased. 

  1. Click on “Sign Up/Sign In” at the top right corner on this website. 
  2. Sign in with your email and password
  3. Click “Welcome, (your name)!” in the upper right corner
  4. On the left side of the screen click on “My Courses”
  5. Click the button to the right of the Product Title labeled "Go To Course”
  6. This will open the course and video platform and place you in the dashboard. 
  7. Under My Courses or My Videos you should see your recent purchase. 
  8. Click the Start Course or Start Video button to the right to access your product.