Texturing and Torch Firing Unique Silver Earrings using the Silhouette

Texturing and Torch Firing Unique Silver Earrings using the Silhouette

Instructor Bio: 
Duration: 
170 minutes

Join Silhouette Guru, Cindy Pope,and learn how to design unique metal clay earrings using the amazing Silhouette Software and your Silhouette™ machine.

Cindy explains which metal clays are best for cutting and etching with the Silhouette and then firing with a torch. NO KILN NEEDED!

Watch step-by-step how to use the Silhouette™ software design tools to create beautiful silver earrings of your own design.

Learn all the ins and outs of “user defined settings”, the “send screen”, and the proper set-up to achieve a beautifully etched earring.

Ms. Pope will show you the best dry construction methods for completing your project and patina possibilities to great earring with a professional finish.

Included in the class purchase are SVGs of the completed project files so you can get started right away.

These files are for personal use only but can also be purchased for commercial use in the CRAFTCAST Digital Store.

Bonus videos include: User Defined Settings for the Silhouette, Art Nouveau Earrings, Textured Earrings and Using Your Cameo.
Over 3 hours of video instruction.

Included in your purchase is a PDF with photos, notes and online resources plus video to watch as many times as you like, either streaming online or downloading for offline viewing.

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

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Covered In This Class: 
  • Creative Designing Techniques
  • Version 4.2 Flexishapes
  • Adding Patterns to Silver
  • Dry Construction
  • Torch Firing
  • Finishing
Materials Used In This Class: 
  • Silhouette Curio and Blade
  • Silhouette Studio software – Designer, Designer Edition Plus (Flexishapes), or Business Edition
  • Chomas Etchers: Original
  • Protecto film adhesive
  • PMC Flex or Art Clay with PMC Aqua added
  • Sanding sponges
  • Scalpel
  • Tissue Blade
  • Disposable applicator brushes
  • Dust Brush
  • Tiny paint brush
  • Rubber Brayer
  • Ear Wires
  • Liver of Sulfur Gel
  • Rotary Tool for finishing
  • Finishing Bands and Tips
  • 3M Bristle Brush 1 inch blue and red
  • Tile Work surface.
  • Torch for Firing silver clay or Jewelry Kiln
  • Candle warmer
  • Clay Roller
  • Olive Oil
  • Rolling Frames/slats
  • Distilled Water (mister)
Bonus: 

Additional Designing Techniques

Using the Cameo

User Defined Settings

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

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

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