Learn to Make a Metal Clay Wreath Pendant with 3D Trinkets

Learn to Make a Metal Clay Shell Wreath Pendant with 3D Trinkets

Instructor Bio: 
Duration: 
70 minutes

Join master metal clay artist and instructor Grainne Reynolds, and learn how to create a charming metal clay shell wreath pendant embellished with 3D trinkets that will make you smile.

Grainne will show you all the techniques and tips you need to know to create, fire successfully, and finish a beautiful wreath pendant of your own.

Watch close-up and see how to use molds to create your embellishments.

Then see how to form your base wreath adding a beach erosion-inspired texture.

See Grainne’s method for attaching your mini embellishments to complete your sea-inspired pendant. PLUS, learn how to add a small gem to add extra sparkle to your wreath

Whether you are a metal clay beginner or have wanted to learn about creating 3D elements, this class is for you!

BONUS Learn how to add a beautiful sea foam texture to your piece.

Included in your purchase is a PDF with notes and online resources.

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

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Covered In This Class: 
  • Making reusable moulds of tiny shells
  • Using moulds with silver clay
  • Rolling, texturing and cutting clay
  • Sculpting a sea foam texture
  • Setting tiny sparkly stones
  • Making silver pebbles
  • Refining tiny elements
  • Creating bails
  • Torch firing
  • Polishing and adding patina
Materials Used In This Class: 
  • A selection of tiny shells etc or pre made moulds
  • 10g Art Clay fine silver
  • 5g Silver Clay Syringe with medium or fine nozzle
  • 2-3 cubic zirconia 1.5mm 2mm and 3mm
  • Amazing moulding putty or Siligum
  • Basic metal clay tools
  • Pro-Polishing pad
  • Liver of Sulphur (optional)
  • Bonus: 

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

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    Great class ❣️❣️❣️❣️❣️ Thanks so much for all you do ❣️
    ~ Marilyn M.

    Grainne is a wonderful teacher! It was my second class that I took on craftcast with her -both were fabulous! Her instructions are easy to follow and videos make it clear as to what steps to take.
    Looking forward to another class with her! ~Lena P.

    As usual, CraftCast delivered again! Grainne was a great instructor and gave me several new tips to use in the future. Alison always asks the best questions. The class was very well planned and easy to follow. I'm making a couple of the seashore pendants for Christmas this year and feel very qualified to do so after watching the class.
    This was not my first and definitely won't be my last CraftCast class. ~Dona M.

    It was great! ~ Barbara F.

    I love these tutorials, though I find it odd that I'm in the UK log onto a North American site that is then live from the UK, it's a mad world but cool at the same time.
    I just need the price of silver clay to drop a bit more and I'll definitely be doing more creating. ~ Pip B.

    I really enjoy Craftcast live webinar classes because they give me access to teachers from across the world. I've now taken two classes by Grainne Reynolds and I really enjoyed both but more importantly, I learned new things from both classes. Having the video downloads to refer to in the future is very helpful. They allowed me to enjoy the classes in the moment without worrying about taking notes. ~ Susan F.