Thursday, October 16, 2008
mokume gane pumpkin tutorial
I thought I'd take you through the steps in making my Pumpkin pin.
I started with 3 even slices of clay, white,black and orange. I stacked them on top of each other and ran them through the pasta machine a few times to create a stack of very thin slices as you see. I then made an imprint onto the surface with a wooden cutout I found at Michael's. Press down on the wood to make the open spaces in the cutout cause the clay to puff up and make the eyes,mouth and nose pronounced. Then simply slice the raised portions very carefully and you'll see those areas expose the pattern created in the clay. From there you can put yout own spin on it and create what you wish. Happy claying!