Metal Clay Dress Pendant and Shadow Box Vignette

Instructor Bio: 
103 minutes

Watch as metal clay artist, Sue McNenly, takes you through the process of making fine silver metal clay whimsical dress pendants and shadow boxes.

Sue shows you step-by-step how to create a pattern from a photopolymer printing plate, right thru how to cut and assemble a 3D dress using your choice of metal clay.

Learn how to transfer your own whimsical designs to the master pendant pattern for a truly one-of-a kind piece.

Discover how you can make adorable vignettes as Ms. McNenly shares her shadowboxing expertise and demonstrates how to add the components of your finished pieces to mat board.

**BONUS** Suzanne has included her basic dress template to get you started!

Listen as Suzanne answers questions from the audience during the LIVE presentation.

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Covered In This Class: 
  • how to make templates from photopolymer printing plates, PPP's
  • rolling/forming/cutting to create patterns out of clay
  • joining without the use of slip
  • refining and embellishing
  • firing and finishing
  • 2 step colouring - Jax blackener and LOS
  • basic shadowboxing skills
  • creating a hanger
  • fusing Argentium wire
Materials Used In This Class: 
  • photopolymer printing plates
  • metal clay
  • Jax blackener and LOS
  • mat board
  • Argentium wire

Included is Suzanne's basic dress template PLUS a class handout filled with photos, notes and all the resource information you need to get started.