UPCOMING LIVE CLASS
Metal Clay Felted Sheep with Sue McNenly @ CraftCast.com

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Show us what you make! Sue is a genius at combining the materials and adding personality to her finished sheep! :)

Metal Clay Felted Sheep

Instructor Bio: 
Duration: 
90 minutes
Date: 
12/07/2019 - 1:00pm

Join me, Alison Lee, and Sue McNenly LIVE ONLINE Saturday, December 7th, 2019 at 1:00 pm ET, as Sue teaches you how to create a herd of sweet, charming ewe that will fly into your heart with their precious wings and whimsical expressions!

You’ll learn various techniques such as hollowing solid forms to save on materials and felting simple shapes. Basic soldering of silver wire will be shown to allow for more flexibility of design. Explore different embellishments and alternate mediums to give each their own unique personality.

Notes: Any clay can be used, but this class covers only firing for silver clay.

AND during the LIVE class, Sue will take questions from attendees!!

Don’t miss this special presentation!!

Included in your purchase is a PDF with photos, notes and online resources plus a class video to watch as many times as you like.

No experience necessary.

Please note: the PDF is not a stand-alone instructional booklet.

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Covered In This Class: 
  • Basic metal clay (rolling, shaping, cutting)
  • Dry construction
  • Basic silver wire soldering with paste
  • Simple needle felting
  • Balling silver wire
  • Firing silver metal clay
  • Hollowing clay
Materials Used In This Class: 

Metal work

  • Approx 12g silver metal clay
  • Torch (small butane is fine)
  • Paste solder (easy)
  • Flux
  • Pickle
  • Soldering surface (firebrick or kiln shelf)
  • 16g Silver wire, approx. 4”
  • 18g Silver wire, approx. 1”
  • Sanding sponges and papers
  • Wire cutters
  • Roller
  • Non-stick mat
  • Rolling spacers
  • Silicone shapers for blending wet clay
  • Silver blackener
  • Razor blade
  • Tweezers

Felting

  • White roving (or any desired colour)
  • Thick foam
  • Felting needle tool
  • Bandaids ;)

Optional

  • Digital scale
  • Dehydrator
Bonus: 

Included with the video download, a PDF filled with photos, notes and all the resources you need to get started.

The full recording and a PDF handout of resources and links is included.

You can re-watch all your CRAFTCAST purchases as many times as you like.