What's New on the Metal Clay Academy Website?

This page provides you with a quick idea of what's been added in the past month. If you are a regular visitor, you can see what we've added since your last visit here.

Archived What's New pages for earlier months can be seen here


A new artist selling her work was added.

Lasting Touch

Gemma Illman makes hand, foot and finger print jewellery, pet prints and more. Based in the UK.

A new metal clay event page was added.

You Can Make It

The first metal clay event in the UK for many years happened on 24th-26th March 2017. View images of the event here. #ycmi #metalclayltd


2017 Saul Bell Design Award Finalists

The finalists for this year's award have been announced. See them all here.


A new source for beginners metal clay tutorials was added.

Class image from Janet AlexanderJanet Alexander - Free Online Classes in Metal Clay

Check out these great free classes from Janet Alexander.






A new artist selling her metal clay work was added.

Lora Hart

Check out the wonderful work of Lora Hart, inspired by history. Limited edition of one of a kind.


A new advanced metal clay tutorial was added.

Process for Making a Neckpiece - Linda Kaye Moses

This is a step by step account of Linda's process for designing and creating a wonderful neckpiece. Lots to learn here from a true master.


A new metal clay event was added.

Art Clay New Mokume Gane Certification

What: New Mokume Gane Certification - only open to Art Clay Certified Instructors

When: 17th - 20th July 2017

Where: Legnano, Milan, Italy

This class will be taught by Astari G. Swatantri. New Mokume Gane (NMG) is an advanced metal clay technique to combine Art Clay silver and copper clay based on traditional Japanese metalsmith techniques Mokume Gane. There is a prerequisite of being an Art Clay Certified Instructor to join this class. The NMG Certification follows the curriculum, guidelines and requirements that have been set by Aida Chemical Industries Co, the creator and owner of the program. It is a completely developed programme with an official textbook and guide, covering different techniques to produce consistent results.

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