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


New UK metal clay and jewellery making training providers were added.

Hamilton Jewellery - Camberley, Farnborough, Aldershot and Badshot Lea, UK

Learn silver clay and jewellery making with Sian Hamilton, editor of Making Jewellery magazine.

Art Clay South West - Brixham, Devon

Metal clay and mixed media workshops.

Sandra Kerns Jewellery - Little Sampford, Essex

Silver clay and silver jewellery making classes.


A new metal clay hollow form video tutorial was added.

Silver Metal Clay Lentil Pendant by Lisel Crowley

Lisel Crowley, Metal Clay Artist and Instructor from Connecticut visited Cool Tools to create a two sided lentil pendant. This versatile pendant uses EZ960 Sterling Clay and Cool Tools Jewelry Artists elements to add fun details.


A new video tutorial resource was added.

Metal Clay and Crafted Findings

How to videos for the embeddable findings and tools sold by Metal Clay and Crafted Findings.


An update was made to a US rubber stamp supplier.

Ready Stamps

US site. Rubber stamp manufacturers. They will make your own designs into rubber stamps which is a great way to ensure you are using totally unique textures in your creations.


A new texture making tutorial was added.

Carving Tutorial

Useful lesson plan layout for teaching carving. This is easily applied to carving textures for using with metal clay.


A new chain and component supplier was added.


UK supplier of chain, components and findings.


New metal clay events were added.

Online Distance Learning Course

Claw set rings by Tracey SpurginWhat: Claw Set Ring

When: 1st March - 31st December 2018

Where: Online at Craftworx

This project is suitable for the experienced and confident intermediate or advanced level metal clay enthusiast who is ready for a new challenge. The course is one complete project. Due to the complexity of the project, the pre-recorded video tutorials have been split into three videos that last more than 1¾ hours in total.

Dragon's Eyes Pendant

Pendant by Tracey SpurginWhat: Dragons Eyes Pendant Masterclass

Where: Craftworx, Beverley, Yorkshire

When: 6th - 8th July 2018

The project will begin with your design to create a armature for the main head to create a 3 dimensional skull, which you will begin to hand sculpt using some very basic and surprisingly simple tecniques. There will be lots of hints and tips to creating the finer details of features in the dragon's face, eyes, lips, scales and tendrils.



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