Etching with your Curio: Etching Acrylic, Metals, and Faux Bone with the Silhouette Curio

Etching with your Curio

Instructor Bio: 
130 minutes

Join Silhouette guru, Cindy Pope, and learn how to use your Silhouette Curio to etch Acrylic, Metal and Faux Bone blanks. You can also use your etching skills to create unique metal clay texture plates for beautiful jewelry pieces. Ms. Pope will show you how to create a design in the Silhouette software then give you all the Curio settings you need to start etching. Cindy will teach you to add a special punch of color to etched acrylic. Learn what you need to know to start creating personalized etched acrylic items from cuffs to earrings to ornaments to picture frames and texture plates.

If it’s acrylic, Faux Bone or Metal blanks, you can personalize it with text or your own designs!

PLUS 3 BONUS Videos: Etching on Faux Bone, Creating Stencils and User Defined Settings Explained.

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

Covered In This Class: 
  • choosing materials
  • creating design
  • tool settings
  • etch settings
  • color application
Materials Used In This Class: 
  • Computer
  • Silhouette Software Version 4.1
  • Software Designer Upgrade
  • Silhouette Curio
  • acrylic blanks
  • Aluminum Blanks
  • Faux Bone Blanks
  • Chomas etching tool
  • Silhouette etching tool
  • Craft Chameleon Etching tool
  • alcohol inks
  • Shiva Paint Sticks
  • Pan Pastels
  • Rub and Buff

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.