Metalworking 101 with Patti Bullard
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. Patti’s 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. You’ll be amazed how easy Patti makes soldering!
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. You’ll learn all the basics of soldering, including pickling, quenching, torch safety, and Patti’s 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 Patti’s satin-smooth finish secret and find the best tool for the job. You’ll 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 we’ve 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!
This DVD does not have subtitles at this time, but does come with complete follow-up instructions.