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Patina on Copper workshop

Testing Patinas on Copper

Copper is a favorite in my workshops. It’s a versatile metal, beautiful just as it is, but extending the colour range with different patinas creates even more possibilities.   We used a variety of patinas: Chemical – these react with the metal Non-Chemical – these are applied to cold or preheated metal   Interesting effects […]

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Texture for Metal Clay & Resin workshop at Gold Coast Jewellery Studio in Nerang Queensland

Textures for Metal Clay Workshop was Great Fun!

Creative chaos in the studio this week! Making textures for metal clay or resin. Texture is something everyone loves, it is so versatile and can be combined beautifully with other metals. the possibilities are mind blowing! Great textures waiting to be moulded! Hard working students hand carving textures Even if you’re on crutches after a […]

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Sketch me App

iPhone Fun – SketchMee

  Got another new app! Iknow, I’m a sad case! I love playing around with my photos:) This one is called SketchMee and it makes a photo into a drawing. This is me today I’ve used it for some jewellery pieces and it does a nice job of them! Okay, that’s enough of me:) Here’s […]

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Photopolymer plates & metal clay

Photo Polymer Plates for Jewelry Artists

6 Must-Have Techniques to Make Your Jewelry Totally Unique The use of Photopolymer Plates in the Visual Arts is extensive! Although Photopolymer Plates were developed for Flexographic (industrial) printing, artists soon found ways to exploit this very versatile material for making art prints, etchings, artist books and more. Today these plates are also used by […]

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