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By Brandon Holschuh

Master the paintings and craft of steel jewellery making on your own residence studio!

Great jewellery is unique, well-designed, and -- with the precise instruments -- might be created at domestic by means of the aspiring artist.  The Jeweler's Studio guide guides you thru the method of equipping your individual jewellery studio and teaches you the options that would have you ever crafting specific steel jewellery in no time.

Artist Brandon Holschuh walks you thru making plans your paintings area, choosing instruments and fabrics, gaining knowledge of uncomplicated metalwork innovations, and employing your new abilities to 20 unique pieces.  furthermore, The Jeweler's Studio instruction manual encourages novel layout, solid association and fearless experimentation, making sure it's going to stay a useful source for jewellery artists for years to come.

• invitations you into the realm of the house jewellery artist, from workbench to gallery
• Teaches basic jewelry-making concepts -- hammering, soldering, riveting, and extra -- in full-color photographs
• Illustrates the stairs for crafting twenty appealing items of metalwork jewellery, together with jewelry, bracelets, jewelry, and pendants
• positive aspects gallery-quality jewellery from dozens of contributing artists

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You can also use three 6-inch squares of origami paper or medium weight paperbacked foil. After you are experienced with the model, you can also fold it from 3-inch squares of origami paper or medium weight paper-backed foil. 1 Start with a completed 2 Squash fold the right flap. Preliminary Base. ) Mountain fold the bottom of the flap into the model. Repeat behind. 4 Turn the model over from side to side. BASIC TECHNIQUES: See Chapter 1 for the Squash Fold and Preliminary Base exercises. 3 Tuck the top of the double layer under the triangular flap.

Change it into a valley crease. sharply. The sharp creases will help the finished model to spin better. other direction, fold the right edge to meet the intersection point of the indicated diagonal and top horizontal crease. Fold the left edge to the vertical crease. 9 Rotate the model oneeighth turn clockwise. Turn the model over from side to side. 10 11 Bring the bottom corner 12 This is the result of the 13 Make a partial fold. Unfold. Rotate the model one-quarter turn clockwise. Make a partial fold.

Indd 33 7/27/11 3:55:15 PM 34 ORIGAMI FOR BUSY PEOPLE 16 The illustration shows the outside 17 The outside reverse fold is 18 The illustration shows the reverse fold in progress. Bring the front and back portions of the flap together flattening the flap. complete. Next, make another outside reverse fold which will form the head. completed outside reverse fold. 19 The illustration shows the head portion only. Make a small inside reverse by pushing the right corner under the flap. 20 Fold the small triangular flap up and then unfold it so it is positioned at a right angle to the body of the model.

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