This instant download PDF tutorial contains everything you will need to know to get started electroforming both organic and inorganic items in copper. You don't need any specialized scientific knowledge to learn how to electroform. You do not need to be a flameworker to use this tutorial, but if you are, you will find that this technique offers a multitude of ways to make your work interesting and unique. This 25 page tutorial is what I use in my electroforming classes. The table of contents is shown in the second image, and the last three images show samples of work made using this technique.
You will learn:
* How to choose an electroforming design that will succeed. * Two different ways to set your electroforming equipment up. * What supplies are needed and why each one is important. * Where to find supplies and more information on electroforming. * How to properly seal organic material, and the order of steps required to turn it into a copper object using electroforming. * How to make beautiful copper acorn pendants (including the bails) using real acorn caps. * How to troubleshoot your setup if it doesn't work. * How to tell if there is enough copper built up on your electroformed piece. * How to use electroforming as a prototyping tool to create unique new designs. * How to use everyday materials to create a unique sculptural object using electroforming. * How to turn a copper electroformed item into a silver plated item.
This tutorial contains 19 color photographs and 5 drawings. You will need a DC Power supply (rectifier), conductive paint, and copper conductive solution at a minimum to begin using this technique.
Once payment is confirmed this tutorial will be available for immediate download through Etsy. There are no shipping fees for this tutorial, and *all sales are final* (no returns or refunds on this item). This description and the second image of the table of contents clearly state what is included in this tutorial. If you are looking for specific information and don't see it here please contact me to ask if my tutorial covers it.
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Thank you. Tutorial was very informative.
Mar 7, 2018 by Serena Steiner
Apr 30, 2017 by anna yanushkevich
Decent collection of information. But if you have a working knowledge of Google, you can find online tutorials for free.
Feb 20, 2017 by Megan Greenberg
Jan 26, 2017 by Mary Lowe Lukacs
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