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Metalsmith Essentials Textures and Patinas DVD

Join experienced metalsmith Helen Driggs in 11 watch-and-learn lessons for all you need to get started texturing and patinating jewelry.
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Join the Metalsmith Essentials revolution.
The fabricationista, Helen Driggs, is back with another 2-disc set!

Now you can learn how to make your own richly textured handmade metal jewelry, step by step.

Join artist and experienced metalsmith Helen Driggs in 11 watch-and-learn lessons for everything you need to know to get started texturing and patinating jewelry by hand or with a rolling mill.

Master texturing basics and boost your skills with step-by-step expert how-tos for hammering textures, metal stamping, adding texture to 3-D forms, the use of a rolling mill, and more!

Then, add color and depth to your jewelry pieces with the use of commercial patinas and earth-friendly metal-coloring methods.

Order your copy of this dynamic DVD to:

  • Discover the safe and proper way to transfer textures onto metal with the use of a rolling mill.
  • Learn fool-proof techniques for laying out text and designs for metal stamping.
  • Add visual interest to your pieces by preserving and creating textures on 3-D forms.
  • Learn how to clean and prep your piece to accept a patina for maximum success.
  • Add depth and volume with a variety of patinas using simple household chemicals.
  • And more!

Watch two full hours of exciting metalsmith essentials on your own time. This two-disc set allows you to start and stop when it’s convenient for you. Get a front-row seat to this master metal jewelry class you can watch again and again!

SKU: 11BD21

Author/Speaker/Editor: Helen I. Driggs

Format: DVD

ISBN 13: 9781596686427

Table of Contents

Disc 1:
Safety
Annealing
Cleaning Your Metal
Low-tech Textures
Stamping
Texturing with Hammers

Disc 2:
Texturing 3D Objects
Texturing with a Rolling Mill
Advanced Rolling Mill Textures
Household Patinas
Commercial Patinas

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About the Author

HELEN DRIGGS is the senior editor for Lapidary Journal Jewelry Artist and an experienced metalsmith. A BFA graduate of Moore College of Art, she has worked as an information graphics artist, art director, writer, and editor. She is a member of PSG, CoMA, and SNAG. Follow her on Twitter: @fabricationista. Read her blog: materialsmithing.wordpress.com.

SKU: 11BD21

Author/Speaker/Editor: Helen I. Driggs

Format: DVD

ISBN 13: 9781596686427

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Customer Reviews

Loved This DVD! Review by Linda
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Helen Driggs is rapidly becoming one of my favorite DVD authors. She breaks things down to simple concepts and shares a wealth of knowledge while showing many techniques.

Great purchase!

(Posted on 5/26/2014)

(Posted on 5/26/2014)