Scarf Pin on a Wire Armature
In this workshop you will learn how to make a scarf pin with a captured arm.
The class will cover creating the two part wire base, work hardening the wire, and covering the wire base with clay.
The base will
be embellished with push mold and caned elements.
Clay, ivory or ecru, conditioned, and any other colors as desired.
This will need to be a strong brand of clay. Premo or Kato recommended. Firm clay will work best.
- Liquid Clay
- embellishments: canes, hot fix crystals, mica powders, ect.
- Notepad and pencil
- Work Surface
- Clay, or Tissue Blade
- Xacto knife
- modeling or sculpting tools
- 12 inch ruler or other straight edge tool
ear plugs, for use while hammering wire
heat gun and protective surface (a large tile works well)
wire working tools
Kit (available for purchase) will contain:
two part wire base
- Thin Rod, This will be the same size as wire armature.
- 12 gauge copper wire, 3 feet
- Texture sheet in wood grain and sandpaper texture
- cosmetic sponge
- baking surface and batting
will have the following to share:
- hammer and work surface
- wire working tools
- Push molds and texture sheets
- Acrylic paint and brushes
- Deli wrap
- sand paper