Online Class

Resin Sculpting & Casting Techniques

$39.99

Sculpt beautiful resin forms with simple, fun techniques!

Skill Level

Intermediate

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

How it works

  • Once you purchase find your class in your class library.
  • Watch on any device anytime.
  • Find downloadable class resources in the class viewer.

Class Overview

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
21:32
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
26:26
3. Sculpting the Owl
21:32
4. Sculpting the Koi Pond
28:08
5. Molding With Silicone
19:32
6. Resin Casting
24:40
7. Finishes
22:16

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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