Textures and Patinas

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!