Learn to Design and Create Copper Etchings using the Silhouette Software with Shannon Greenlese

Learn to Design and Create Copper Etchings using the Silhouette Software

Instructor Bio: 
65 minutes

Join artist Shannon Greenlese and learn to design with your Silhouette software, and then etch the design on to copper with traditional etching chemistry. Copper etching is a fun and easy way to use your original artwork as a texture for transferring to a variety of mediums.

Whether you want to learn more software design how-to or if you have wanted to learn about copper etching, this is the class for you. Shannon will share her software tips and techniques and then show you step-by-step how to create a copper etched plate and create these beautiful fan earrings.
Use your finished etch plate over and over again or as a completed piece to use with enamels, resins or powder coating.

Shannon will cover all the basics from safety musts to resource links for all the supplies you need.

Plus watch Ms. Greenlese in the BONUS video and learn how to use scratch foam with your Silhouette and create a scratch foam texture plate.

Don’t miss this special presentation.

A PDF handout of resources and links is included.

Covered In This Class: 
  • software setup
  • software design basics
  • correct file setup
  • etching how-to
  • correct chemistry
  • safety tips
Materials Used In This Class: 
  • Silhouette Studio Software
  • Photopolymer film resist
  • Copper etching solution
  • Basic Metal Clay Tools

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.