Find an image or object that inspires imagination
Step 1: Sketch, Brainstorm, Plan
The more you sketch and write, the more options you have to pick from.
Step 2: Gather Materials and Tools
Every project is unique to the artist, tools and materials will vary. Explore various styles and concepts.
Step 3: Print Out Design
Finalize sketches and print out in layers to create depth.
Step 4: Paste Onto Sheet Metal
Arrange layers to minimize waste of metals and space.
Step 5: Trace, Saw, Cut Out Exterior
Various tools are needed for this process, consult a metalsmith guide.
Step 6: Drill Hole, Cut Out Interior
Begin with a drill bit to make a hole and saw out the shape.
Step 7: Sand Edges, Prep for Finish
Gather the layers and arrange them appropriately. Sand the edges to make a smooth finish
Step 8: Paint, Color, Dye
Now is the time to express creativity and add the "personal touch".
Step 9: Stamp, Stylize, Engrave
Arrange the layers together to bring the masterpiece to life!
Step 10: Put It All Together
Enjoy your masterpiece and feel free to like, comment and share :)
Thanks for reading!