OK, first the brushes! Have you got your free copy of Metal Clay Today yet? You can download it for absolutely nothing and even better (or maybe not depending on your point of view!) there is an article by me in there! You can read all about my love affair with my water brush! Now that should get you interested! Go over to the site now to download the current issue and sign to be notified when future issues some out.
So... the snakes. Well, the current issue of Metal Clay Artist Magazine, I am delighted to say, has my chain making project in it. The chain is stone set and requires patience to make but if you take the challenge on you sure will be good at making snakes of silver clay by the end of it :)))
Here is a sneaky peak at the reverse of the chain.
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