Cynthia Morgan (Morganica) takes visitors on a journey through metal clay as she learns to use the stuff, from making, shaping, drying, and carving metal clay greenware, through layering and building up greenware through applications of slip, greenware, and solid metals, through finishing and mounting pieces. Includes tutorials, musings, and business discussions on PMC, EZ960, MetalMagic, ArtClay, and other clays, in silver, gold, and base metals such as bronze, copper, and brass.
Twistbox, one of the four silver, enamel, and gemstone boxes I'm working on. Here, I'm starting to refine the dried clay, trimming and sanding until it's as perfect as possible before firing. "Ever hear of 'crawl, walk, run?'" an exasperated instructor once asked, "Ever TRIED crawling first?" I can hear her now, over my latest fiasc...er, learning experience: [...]