CRAFTCAST Celtic Knots in Metal Clay with Donna Penoyer

Celtic Knots in Metal Clay

Instructor Bio: 
100 minutes

Join one of CRAFTCAST's favorite metal clay teachers, Donna Penoyer, and learn how to weave flexible metal clay to create Celtic knot jewelry.

See how to break down a knot image into simple parts that can be made separately, then woven together.

You'll love Donna's tricks for making parts by hand, as well as by cutting them with a Silhouette Curio.

Then see close-up how Donna weaves the metal clay to create a continuous knot design.

**BONUS** Also learn to create a "faux weave" using the Silhouette cutting machines.

Ms. P shows her tips for sanding, firing and finishing that will give your piece a professional look.

Don’t miss this special presentation.

Covered In This Class: 
  • breaking down a knot image into simple, overlapping parts
  • creating identical knot components by hand
  • creating continuous knot designs
  • other relief-technique possibilities
  • firing and finishing
  • basic Silhouette Software
  • cutting elements with a Curio
Materials Used In This Class: 
  • PMC Flex and other flexible metal clays
  • matching metal clay slip (thick)
  • basic metal clay tools
  • water
  • very fine round brush
  • thick acrylic snake roller
  • work surface
  • thickness frames or playing cards
  • clear tape
  • thin, clear plastic (recycled packaging)
  • olive oil or other release agent
  • shallow texture plates (optional)
  • slicing blade or craft knife
  • pencil
  • roller
  • plastic straws or brass tubes
  • sandpaper/sanding sponges (approx. 280- and 400-grit)

Included in your purchase is the FULL recording of the entire LIVE class to watch over and over again, plus a PDF with notes and online resources.

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