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Tips & Techniques

As a part of our educational focus, we have prepared informational sheets on topics that are of interest to artists using Art Clay. These topics relate to various techniques combining Art Clay with other materials.

Each article is listed as a PDF link. Click on the title and it will take you to that page, or if you do not have Adobe Reader, click here for the free download. We hope this information is helpful. If there is a topic or other material that you would like us to include on this page, please email us at

Art Clay Copper Product Guide
Art Clay™ Copper Product Guide
Art Clay Silver Product Guide
Art Clay™ Silver & Gold Product Guide
Art Clay Silver Product Guide
Goldie Clay™ Product Guide
BronzClay Product Guide
Metal Adventures BRONZclay™Guide
CopprClay Product Guide
Metal Adventures COPPRclay™ Guide
ArtGlass Clay Product Guide
ArtGlass Clay Product Guide

Pure Silver Findings
Attaching and Setting Stones Using Pure Silver Findings

Finding the perfect leaf
Finding the Perfect Leaf

Stove Top Firing Instructions
Firing Art Clay™ Silver on a Gas Cooking Stove
Torch Firing Art Clay Silver
Firing Art Clay™ Silver with a Gas Torch

Firing Ceramic Decals onto Glazed Ceramic or Porcelain for use with Art Clay™ Silver
Overlay Paste and Cermaics
Firing Art Clay™ Silver onto Porcelain or Ceramic Bisqueware using a Cone Sitter or Computerized Kiln
Screw Type Brooch Finding
Screw Type Brooch Finding
Mastering the Syringe
Mastering the Syringe

Hadar's Clay
Hadar's Clay Cheat Sheet Hadar's Clay Instruction Manual Hadar's Clay: What Clay to Use?

Other Techniques
Choosing Enamels for Metal Clay Cork Clay Double–Sided Mold Instructions
Kiln Firing Costs Kumihimo Braiding Disc Instructions Liver of Sulfur Technique
Melting Points of Selected Metals Patina Gel Instructions Photopolymer Sheet Instructions
Pre–Fired Ring Sizing Temperature Conversion to Standard Pyrometric Cones UV Gel Resin Instruction Sheet
Vitrea 160 Information Sheet Wire Gauge Conversion Chart  

Gemstone Information
Firing Gemstones and Natural Stones Gemstone Characteristics Gemstone Firing Tests

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Glossary (Definitions of Common Art Clay Terms)LINK

Product Definitions and DescriptionsLINK

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