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Download Beginners Metal Clay Projects Tutorials

On this page you'll find project tutorials and guides for new users of metal clay. External links open in a new window. All PDF's require Adobe reader which you can get free using the link on the right. PDF's open in the same window. External links open in a new window.

Art Clay World Project Sheets

Download a number of great projects for beginners and more advanced metal clay artists.

Bead Bugle - Beginners Metal Clay Tutorials

This page has a great variety of tutorials to download. They all cost a few dollars but the list of project tutorials is well worth browsing.

Bypass RingBypass Ring by Jeanette Landenwitch

Simple beginners project to make a ring. From the PMC Guild.

 

Cool Tools Learning Centre

Beginner, intermediate and advanced metal clay projects free to download.

crackle braceletCrackle Bracelet

Beginners project from PMC Connection.

 

 

Daisy
Daisy Project

Simple project from the PMC Studio.

 

Diamond Burst PendantDiamond Burst Pendant

Mardel Rein of Cool Tools shows you how to co-fire a genuine diamond in PMC PRO. Now you can fire diamonds safely in any metal clay. Mardel's firing technique can be used with any heat-sensitive gemstone.

Dill weed pendantDill Weed Pendant

Learn to create a custom texture plate from natural elements, then use your new texture plate to create a very simple and elegant pendant. Watch a video of this project here. From Cool Tools

 

Dragonfly Bead

Simple step-by-step project showing how to use a bisque core to make a bead embellished with PMC Sheet.

Earrings by Patrik Kusek for Aftosa

Simple step-by-step project for earrings using textures that you can adapt. Good pictures and clear instructions.

Leaf pendantGeranium Leaf Pendant

This tutorial from PMC Connection includes beginner and more advanced projects using a painted geranium leaf.

 

 

Gingko pendantGingko Pendant

This simple pendant is excellent for the metal clay beginner. It features a built in bail that is well proportioned and clean. Learn a simple technique for creating a layered effect with Jewelry Shape Templates. The finished pendant weighs 11 grams in bronze. Can be made with any kind of metal clay. View a video of this project here. From Cool Tools

BraceletLadder Bracelet by Carol Babineau

Combine patterned metal clay with basic chain links to showcase gemstone beads. It's from Art Jewelery Magazine. You'll need to log in or create an account with them to see this tutorial but it's free to sign up. This gives you access to a large number of free tutorials. You also get access to tutorials you can buy for a few dollars.

LeafMetal Clay Leaves by Sherrie Perkins

Great little tutorial about how to paint leaves using metal clay slip to create detailed but very light pendants and earrings.

 

 

EarringsMetal Medley Earrings by Gordon Uyehara

Designed by Gordon Uyehara to complement the necklace project in "Metal Medley," shown on page 66 of the November 2004 issue. It's from Art Jewelery Magazine. You'll need to log in or create an account with them to see this tutorial but it's free to sign up. This gives you access to a large number of free tutorials. You also get access to tutorials you can buy for a few dollars.

 

pendantMobius Strip Pendant

Interesting project from PMC Connection.

 

 

Noel Yovovich - How to Create with Metal Clay e-Book

This free e-book has three projects which include steel clay, copper clay and silver clay.

 

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Pendulum TrianglesPendulum Triangles by Kim Otterbein

Dangling from handmade curvilinear ear wires, these earrings provide visual interest from several angles. Each triangular drop is constructed of textured front and back panels and three supporting side walls. It's from Art Jewelery Magazine. You'll need to log in or create an account with them to see this tutorial but it's free to sign up. This gives you access to a large number of free tutorials. You also get access to tutorials you can buy for a few dollars.

BeadsRibbon Beads

Beginners project - Tammy Powley has provided a free download from her book, Picture Yourself Creating Metal Clay Jewelery (Picture Yourself)

This book shows novice metal clay artists how to create unique wearable works of art, from concept to completion. The book also includes a 45+ minute DVD where Tammy demonstrates two bonus projects, talks about some of the tools and techniques. The book includes all the necessary basics of metal clay as well as fourteen hands-on jewelry projects.

RingRing

Simple guide from Delphi

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Roll over bail pendantRoll Over Bail Pendant

This simple pendant is excellent for the metal clay beginner. It features a built in bail that is well proportioned and clean. Learn simple techniques in forming and texturing wet clay and wet-setting gemstones. The finished pendant weighs 4 grams. Can be made with any kind of metal clay. From Cool Tools

PendantSet the Stone by Irina Miech

A pronged setting allows any gemstone to be set in metal clay by Irina Miech. It's from Art Jewelery Magazine. You'll need to log in or create an account with them to see this tutorial but it's free to sign up. This gives you access to a large number of free tutorials. You also get access to tutorials you can buy for a few dollars.

Buttons
Silver Buttons by Tim McCreight

Great little tutorial to make silver buttons for your favourite clothes.

 

Goddess pendantThe Silver Goddess by Louise Duhamel

Indulge your creativity with a personalized metal clay pendant. It's from Art Jewelery Magazine. You'll need to log in or create an account with them to see this tutorial but it's free to sign up. This gives you access to a large number of free tutorials. You also get access to tutorials you can buy for a few dollars.

 

EarringsSimple Dangle Earrings by PMC Connection

The design of these textured earrings allow you to add a wide combination of beads or additions. Great for beginners. From PMC Connection.

simple earringsSimple Silver Earrings

Beginners project from PMC Connection

 

 

 

 

Spiral earringsSpiral Earrings by PMC Studio France

Nice simple project from PMC Studio France. Perfect for beginners.

 

 

 

 

 

 

EarringsSpired Tendrils by Carol A Babineau

Corkscrew wire around smooth metal-clay cylinders for these attractive earrings. It's from Art Jewelery Magazine. You'll need to log in or create an account with them to see this tutorial but it's free to sign up. This gives you access to a large number of free tutorials. You also get access to tutorials you can buy for a few dollars.

 

Syringe Lattice PendantSyringe Lattice Pendant

Lovely pdf tutorial from PMC Connection uses syringe lines to create a contrasting pendant.

 

 

Tree of Life PendantTree of Life Pendant

Here's a terrific way to use silver clay paper scraps. This lovely beginner level hollow pendant is easy to make and uses the odd bits of paper scraps in a creative way. Designed by Dale Wayne for Cool Tools.

Tree of Life Pendant

Tree of Life Pendant

Project using Aura 22 gold from PMC Connection.

 

Watch BandWatch band project

Beginners project from the PMC Studio.

 

 

Wine Glass CharmWine Glass Charm

Beginners project from the PMC Studio France.

 

 

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