Resin Alchemy eBook

Join resin authority Susan Lenart Kazmer as she covers the basics and goes beyond with this comprehensive jewelry makingeBbook. Get ready to add beautiful textures, colors, mixed media elements and more to your resin jewelry with this ultimate eBook guide.
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All the essentials for working with resin!

Join award winning artist and trusted mixed media master, Susan Lenart Kazmer in this jewelry making eBook about one of the hottest trends: resin. Advance your skills as Susan takes you through all the steps for working with resin, from basic mixing and pouring advice to more involved techniques including resin casting. Plus, now you can skip the wait time and shipping fees with this instant download eBook you can take with you wherever you go!

Unlock the design potential and take your resin jewelry to the next level with this comprehensive eBook bursting with inspiration! Create projects that highlight stunning artistic effects with color, found objects, texture, casting, collage, and more! Discover how versatile this material is as you uncover all of Susan’s resin secrets.

Order your copy of this instant download eBook today to:

  • Learn basic mixing and pouring plus advanced techniques including surface treatments, creating internal cracking, and more.
  • Effectively combine resin with your metalwork as you explore using wirework, cold connections, and dapped sheet metal to create beautiful jewelry designs.
  • Create beautiful freestanding resin-coated forms including hollow forms, a stacked paper ring, and more!
  • Create different finishes with detailed directions and tips for being successful.
  • And much more!

 

Table of Contents
TABLE OF CONTENTS
Introduction: Endless Possibilities for Designing with Resin
Chapter 1—The Art of Mixing and Pouring Resin

Sidebar 1-1: Surface Treatments: Crackling, Sanding, Crosshatching, Scoring, Drilling & Carving
Sidebar 1-2: 7 Tips for Choosing and Combining Objects
Sidebar 1-3: Talismans, Amulets, Relics, and Prayer Boxes

Technique 1-1: Bezel with Interior Crackling
Technique 1-2: Bezel with Engraving
Chapter 2—Basic Metalworking Techniques for Resin Jewelry Design

Sidebar 2-1: Resin—A Wonder Glue for Connections
Sidebar 2-2: Wire + Resin = Favorite Combinations
Technique 2-1: Eyelets
Technique 2-2: Nut-and-Screw Rivets
Technique 2-3: Metal Fibers
Technique 2-4: Dapped Sheet Metal Bezel
Project 2-1: Scrolled Prayer Box
Chapter 3—Creating Simple Bezel Forms for Resin

Sidebar 3-1: Tips on Building Mixed-Media Collages
Project 3-1: Triangle Wire Bezel
Project 3-2: Heart Wire Bezel
Project 3-3: Shaker Box Bezel
Chapter 4—Freestanding Resin-Coated Forms

Sidebar 4-1: Resin Hollow Forms
Sidebar 4-2: Image Transfers, Stamping, and Handwriting
Project 4-1: Dried Flora and Fauna
Project 4-2: Resin-Coated Paper Leaves
Project 4-3: Eggshell Prayer Box
Project 4-4: Stacked Paper Ring
Chapter 5—Casting Resin
Project 5-1: Rubber Silicone Casting: Open form mold, using mica powders
Project 5-2: Rubber Silicone Casting: Closed form mold, using acrylic paint
Project 5-3: Resin-Made Druzy Stones

Chapter 6—Cold Enameling & Surface Treatments on Resin
Technique 6-1: Plique-a-Jour Crackle Technique
Technique 6-2: Cold Enamel Powder Technique
Technique 6-3: Cloisonne Using Mica Powders

Project 6-1: Cold-Enameled Head Pins
Chapter 7—Finishing & Fixes
Resources
Index
About the Author
Susan Lenart Kazmer is a jewelry artist whose work has been exhibited in museums, including the Smithsonian in Washington, DC, the Art Institute in New York City, the Huntington Museum of Art in West Virginia, and the Best of 2004 exhibit at the Post Picasso Gallery, an international online gallery. She is the author of Making Connections, and the designer of the new Industrial Chic product line for Michaels. She lives near Cleveland, Ohio.

SKU: EP7565

Author/Speaker/Editor: Susan Lenart Kazmer

File/Trim Size: 8.5" x 10.25"

File Type: PDF

Format: eBook

ISBN 13: 9781620336069