The bestselling TheArt of Metal Clay returns—revised and expanded to highlight the latest developments in this exciting medium!
Since it was first published in 2004, The Art of Metal Clay has introduced thousands of readers to metal clay—the moldable, malleable clay that becomes pure metal after it’s fired. Now author, designer, and jewelry-making instructor Sherri Haab has updated her classic book to include the most current and user-friendly information on this revolutionary material, including:
• the new bronze and copper clays, with must-have instructions for successful firing • up-to-date, detailed information on firing with stones • an improved method for calculating accurate ring sizes • two recently developed techniques for etching metal clay • new techniques for adding color, including working with pigments and enamels • all-new, inspiring galleries of work by prominent metal clay artists
About Sherri Haab
SHERRI HAAB is the bestselling author of Clay So Cute!, The Art of Metal Clay, Designer Style Jewelry, and The Art of Resin Jewelry, among other books. Her books for tweens include The Hip Handbag Book, Way to Crochet, and Dangles and Bangles. Her books have won awards from Publishers Weekly, Parents' Choice, the American Library Association, and National Parenting Publications. Her Incredible Clay Book and Nail Art each sold more than 1 million copies. In all, she has more than 2.5 million books in print around the world.
"New techniques for firing with stones, etching metal clay, working with pigments and enamels, and a section covering the new copper and bronze metal clays fill this beautiful volume. Sherri is a fantastic and thorough teacher, and her oversized step-by-step photos and concise instructions make it easy to be successful." --Bead Design Studio Magazine
The Art of Metal Clay, Revised and Expanded Edition (with DVD) by Sherri Haab