Web Based Tutorials and Guides for making Metal Clay Hollow Forms

This page has links to websites that have valuable information, tutorials and projects about making hollow forms in metal clay. You'll find projects to make metal clay hollow forms using some kind of support like cork clay or polymer clay and also unsupported hollow form projects.

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Unsupported Hollow Form Projects

Beads from buttonsBeads from Buttons - French and English

This tutorial (in two parts) will show you how to make beads from buttons and believe me, you will make really neat beads.

Ce petit cours (en deux parties) vous expliquera comment fabriquer des perles à partir de boutons et, croyez moi, vous aurez de belles perles originales. Part two of this tutorial is here.

Joy Funnell - Textured Heart Bead

Nice tutorial from Joy using cork clay as a core and showing how to use up your less-than-perfect paste.

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Kris Kramer - Shaping Creations

This blog post covers some of tips and tricks for making curved forms which is also very useful for hollow form making.


Making Hollow Forms with Inside Support

Fire Mountain Gems - using cork clay

Simple instructions and safety tips on using cork clay to provide an armature or support for a metal clay project.

Tips for Successful Burn Outs for Hollow Beads

Lots of useful tips and hints from Janet Alexander at PMC Connection.

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