Sweet Silver  Metal Clay Birdhouse Pendants with Sulie Girardi at CraftCast.com

Sweet Silver Metal Clay Birdhouse Pendants

Instructor Bio: 
93 minutes

Join me Alison Lee, and metal clay artist Sulie Girardi and learn how make adorable birdhouse pendants using fine silver metal clay.

Sulie will cover the basics from designing the houses to finishing fired pieces. And if you don’t have a kiln, no worries. Sulie shows you her torch firing techniques.

Watch step-by-step and learn how to construct your own unique miniature bird house using various textures for a one of a kind pendant. Then learn an easy way to sculpt a tiny bird for your new house, as well as how to design and attach decorative embellishments.

**BONUS** Included is a bonus video -- Sulie shows you how to make her round birdhouses!

Don’t miss this special presentation.

The full recording and a PDF handout of resources and links is included.

No experience necessary.

Covered In This Class: 
  • Cutting and measuring
  • construction techniques
  • fabrication how-to
  • hand sculpting embellishments
  • adding decorative elements
  • finishing techniques
Materials Used In This Class: 
  • 10-20g of silver metal clay (depending of the size of the house)
  • paste and syringe
  • Basic Metal clay tool kit
  • Work surface
  • Roller
  • Spacers or cards
  • Tissue blade
  • Needle tool
  • Olive oil
  • Rubber tip tool (clayshaper)
  • Paint brush
  • Small sharp scissors
  • Scalpel
  • Pointed tweezers
  • Sanding grits
  • sanding files/salon boards
  • Beadalon bead reamer set (optional but recommended)
  • ruler
  • Cling wrap
  • Pencil
  • assorted textures, such as rubber stamps, wallpaper, etc

Included in your purchase is PDF with notes and online resources. PLUS Sulie shows you how to make her round birdhouses in a bonus video!

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

Join the discussion!

I really enjoyed this class by Sulie. It was my first CraftCast class: the first of many. I love her classes. I recommend her as a really clear instructor who has pieces of great inspiration.

Thank you, Derin and we love the birdhouses you made! Thanks for the pix.