The work that folks in the MCSillies FB group continues to impress. Learn how to use the Silhouette Cameo to do computer controlled etching and cutting of leather hard metal clay.

Here’s the link to Cindy Pope’s class on Craftcast:

What about you? Have you tried it? You’re invited to post links to pics of your work in the comments!

While it’s super cool, I also find it interesting that metal clay began as this material that we could sculpt with our hands and now one of the ways we work with it is completely hands off! (of course, that’s not entirely true, as many folks are etching parts and then assembling them by hand.)

I wonder how the X-Carve machine would work with metal clay? The software for the X-Carve is crazy easy. Check it out here:

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