Metalworking 101 with Patti Bullard is a 6-part DVD series that will show beginners easy to follow jewelry making techniques. The DVD covers soldering, wire working, basic metal-smithing and much more. Not only does this series teach you the techniques needed to create jewelry they walk you through how to make several different pieces. The video is almost 7 hours long and includes follow-up instructions to reference when needed.
Patti Bullard is a jewelry instructor, the inventor of Wubbers® pliers, and a lifelong artist. Patti has taught wire working and metal-smithing across the United States since 2004, and loves sharing her enthusiasm and techniques with others. Pattis experience in many forms of jewelry creation has given her a unique insight into the best tools and creation methods, and she enjoys teaching others how to craft unique jewelry pieces. Youll be amazed how easy Patti makes soldering!
- Complete 6-Part DVD Serie
- Total runtime: 6:48:50
- This DVD does not have subtitles, but does come with complete follow-up instruction
DVD 1: Earring Essentials
Make 2 different pairs of earrings in Earring Essentials. Learn to solder post earrings and make ear hooks, explore dapping and texturing, and make a wire wrapped dangle. Youll learn all the basics of soldering, including pickling, quenching, torch safety, and Pattis little tricks to make soldering fun and easy.
DVD 2: Geometric Links Bracelet
Shape heavy-gauge wire around Wubbers® mandrel pliers and make perfect soldered joins while making this Geometric Links Bracelet. Discover Pattis satin-smooth finish secret and find the best tool for the job. Youll create a dangly, jangly bracelet that is a great gift and will help you practice soldering.
DVD 3: Mix & Match Stacking Rings
Use special wire and the soldering techniques weve practiced to create your own Mix & Match Stacking Rings. Discover how to solder a ring, attach a bezel cup, and set a cabochon in the bezel. Plus tips on finishing the rings and applying patina.
DVD 4: Mixed Metal Collage Pendant
Step into an art & composition cold connections workshop with this Mixed Metal Collage Pendant. Discover what makes a collage pendant interesting, learn to punch and rivet metal, and make a one-of-a-kind bail. Then turn on your flame to paint with heat patinas! Includes a tracing example and a composition guide.
DVD 5: Discover Open Back Bezels
Step into an art & composition cold connections workshop with this Mixed Metal Collage Pendant. Discover what makes a collage pendant interesting, learn to punch and rivet metal, and make a one-of-a-kind bail. Includes a tracing example and a composition guide.
DVD 6: Twinkle Star Bracelet
Stamp and decorate this mixed metal Twinkle Star Bracelet to create a charming link bracelet. Solder and cold connect to create a piece that fits the wrist perfectly and showcases your mastery of soldering techniques.
* Each DVD comes complete with written follow-up directions for each and every project, along with sizing information and even a guide to composition!