Jewelry by Vickie Hallmark

Jewelry artist and prolific blogger Vickie Hallmark has a terrific series up about beginning to have molds made of some of her metal clay pieces.

More than a discussion of the technical bits, she goes into depth about designing with cast parts in mind.

Start here:

Using the Component Approach for Metal Clay
http://blog.vickiehallmark.com/2013/06/using-component-approach-for-metal-clay.html

Designing Jewelry – Same Components, Different Combinations
http://blog.vickiehallmark.com/2013/06/designing-jewelry-same-components.html

Here’s one on developing your personal design vocabulary:
http://blog.vickiehallmark.com/2013/06/developing-design-vocabulary-leaves.html

And for being such a terrific blogger and sharing great info., I’m awarding her the Blogger of the Week!

Here’s the badge:

Blog of the Week Badge

For more on the theme of wax and casting, see my post, Why Not Wax? which talks about wax vs. metal clay.
http://dev.allthingsmetalclay.com/2009/08/15/why-not-wax

and Intro to Wax Carving with links to videos, sources and articles:
http://dev.allthingsmetalclay.com/2009/11/27/intro-to-wax-carving

Share and Enjoy:
  • del.icio.us
  • StumbleUpon
  • Technorati
  • Digg
  • Facebook
  • Google Bookmarks
  • email
  • Twitter
  • LinkedIn
  • PDF
  • RSS