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Resin Sculpting & Casting Techniques

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Sculpt beautiful resin forms with simple, fun techniques!

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What You Get

  • 7 Streaming HD video lessons with anytime, anywhere access
  • Class materials
  • Hours of close-up instruction
  • Answers to student questions from instructor Cynthia Thornton

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Artist Cynthia Thornton guides you every step of the way, from sculpting a polymer master and capturing its form in a silicone mold to casting duplicates in colorful resin. Get started with essential polymer clay techniques and discover how to craft a variety of shapes. Transform your clay into whimsical creations, then find out how to replicate any piece with a silicone mold! Cynthia shares her foolproof tips for smooth, consistent resin results and helps you enhance your cast creations with custom dyes, paints and eye-catching metallic finishes. You'll even learn how to seal your work for long-lasting beauty, then mount your resin creations to create pendants, buttons, hairpins and more!

Lesson Breakdown

1. Sculptor's Toolbox
Meet jewelry artist Cynthia Thornton and learn about the sculpting process, from creating a polymer clay master to capturing it in a silicone mold and casting in resin. Learn how to make your own sculpting tools using readily available and affordable resources.
2. Start Sculpting
3. Sculpting the Owl
4. Sculpting the Koi Pond
5. Molding With Silicone
6. Resin Casting
7. Finishes

Taught by

Cynthia  Thornton
Cynthia Thornton
Cynthia Thornton fell in love with sculpting and mold-making when she studied fine art and 3-D illustration at the Columbus College of Art and Design. After working as a sculptor in a variety of industries, she founded Green Girl Studios to pursue her passion full time. Cynthia authored and illustrated Enchanted Adornments: Creating Mixed Media Jewelry With Metal Clay, Resin and More, has appeared on PBS' Beads, Baubles & Jewels, and teaches workshops across the country –– and now here on Craftsy!

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