The first entry in the new Metal Clay Master Class series features the world’s leading artist in this versatile medium, which can be molded like clay, but after firing is pure metal. Gordon K. Uyehara will inspire jewelry makers everywhere with his working methods, expertise, and designs. He offers detailed instructions for 22 original projects using several types of metal clay, including silver, bronze, and copper. A handsome gallery of work demonstrates Uyehara’s skill and the extraordinary possibilities of the material.
Gordon K. Uyehara is an Art Clay Silver Senior Instructor whose work emphasizes small-scale design and wearable art. His motivation is to create pieces that are familiar and yet interestingly seductive and to explore the outer design limits of this relatively new art form. He lives in Honolulu, Hawaii.
Hardbound, 144 pages