Metal Clay Keyholes with Kelly Russell

Metal Clay Keyholes: The Peep Show Series

Instructor Bio: 
74 minutes

Join me Alison Lee, along with award-winning jewelry artist Kelly Russell and learn how to make these fascinating 3D metal clay pendants with personalized images hiding behind the keyhole opening.

Kelly reveals how she rolls the clay and applies a surface design in the metal clay building up several layers to a nice thickness while creating a keyhole opening.

Ms. Russell shows step-by-step how to transfer your personal image using liquid polymer clay, plus how to seal the image for safe keeping. Learn how to transfer your images using multiple techniques so you can use the ones you like best.

Watch as Kelly shows ways to assemble your pendant, plus techniques for surface finishing from creating an antique look to using various surprise antiquing applications.

Don’t miss this special presentation.

No experience necessary.

You can re-watch all your CRAFTCAST purchases as many times as you like.

Covered In This Class: 
  • designing your stencil
  • building up the depth of your surface textures
  • building the bead with pillars and sidewalls
  • transferring images to regular and liquid polymer clay
  • different techniques to antique and color the surface of your beads
Materials Used In This Class: 
  • PMC+
  • images for transfer
  • transparent polymer clay, liquid polymer clay (Kato)
  • Prismacolor colored pencils
  • ivory spray paint
  • super thick PMC+paste
  • Brass sheet
  • olive oil
  • lacquer thinner
  • Nikolas sealer
  • alumina hydrate

Included in your purchase is the FULL recording of the entire LIVE class, plus a PDF with photos, notes and online resources.

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