CraftCast presents Metal Clay Carving with Terry Kovalcik

Metal Clay Carving

Instructor Bio: 
109 minutes

Join award winning, master metal clay artist, Terry Kovalcik and learn the tips and tricks to carving intricate patterns into metal clay.

Start with learning all the tools you’ll need and ones you can make yourself. Find out which clays will work for the best carving results.

Use these same carving techniques to create your own original texture plates, too.

Terry will show you step-by-step how to carve on a domed shape for a finished focal bead, plus how to add an intricate pattern along the edge. Watch and learn how to finish off your carved focal bead with a hidden bail.

*BONUS* Purchase includes 5 other videos showing you:

  • How to Carve a Fluted Bead
  • How to Fix a Crack
  • Hand Supporting Tips
  • Practise Sheet Ideas
  • How to Sharpen Your Carving Tools
  • A PDF handout of resources and links is included.

    Watch your recordings as often as you like.

    Covered In This Class: 
    • tool making
    • tool sharpening
    • safety precautions
    • carving techniques
    • transferring your design
    • domed surface carving
    • clay choices
    • creating texture plates
    Materials Used In This Class: 
    • V gouge
    • U Gouge
    • chisel scraper
    • needles
    • diamond files
    • skews
    • x-facto blades
    • needle tools
    • dental tools
    • brass tubing
    • stainless steel tubing
    • polymer clay
    • linoleum (material will be discussed but not used in demo)
    • white rubber erasers
    • stamp carving material (material will be discussed but not used in demo)
    • metal clays
    • stropping kit

    Included in your purchase 5 other videos showing you: How to Carve a Fluted Bead, How to Fix a Crack, Hand Supporting Tips, Practise Sheets, and How to Sharpen Your Carving Tools.