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Micro Mosaics in Metal Clay byt Patrik Kusek

This is part two of the series. In this video we use more complex techniques to create super tiny 1mm!!micro mosaic tiles, learn about mold making, dry construction and assembly. I’ll construct a pendant with a beetle focal piece, construct branches using molding compound all while using two types of metal clay. Check out the

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Intro to base metal clays and micro mosaics by Patrik Kusek

I’m so excited to announce that my new video is available at the Interweave Store. It’s an intro to base metal clays and creating jewelry with micro mosaics a two part series. In part one you’ll learn the basics of using base metal clays and learn how to build a mosaic pendant using 2 kinds

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Read the full article on the Rio Grande website

Here is an interview that Marlene Richey did for Rio Grande about me and my piece that won the Saul Bell Award. To read the entire interview and to read about the other winners please visit the Rio Grande website. PATRIK KUSEK 2nd Place, Metal Clay Interview by Marlene Richey Inspired by his mother’s struggle

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Memory Interrupted by Patrik Kusek - Saul Bell 2016 2nd Place

I won second place in metal clay at the Saul Bell Awards 2016!!

Memory Interrupted by Patrik Kusek - Saul Bell 2016 2nd Place

Such an honor to be amongst so many other talented artists. Spoiler alert I won 2nd place! Thank you Rio Grande!

Memory Interrupted by Patrik Kusek - Saul Bell 2016 2nd Place

  I’m so grateful and humbled that one of my pieces was chosen to be one the finalists for the Saul Bell Awards. This piece is titled “Memory Interrupted” It’s made from fine silver, synthetic peridot and citrine, pearls and 22K. Some of you know that my mother has dementia and this piece is part of

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iLove tools 5 crafcast

Don’t miss tonight’s FREE LIVE online webinar, I LOVE Tools #5 Join us at 7:30pm ET Click HERE to register. Even if you can’t make it, make sure and register so you get a link to the recording. You will get to see some amazing tools plus get lots of coupon codes to use for

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Patrik Kusek's Ring Featured in ad for Rio Grande

Patrik Kusek’s Ring Featured in ad for Rio Grande

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Working on the final details of my Narrative Frames Workshop at Rio Grande. We are gonna work with metal clay AND resin! There might be a spot or two left. Check here for the latest info. If you are in my workshop  don’t forget to bring images to put inside your frames! Bring images in

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Woodland Chic Official Stockist

I’d like to welcome Emma Gordon of BlueBell Design Studio in Scotland as a new stockist in the UK. Residents of the UK can save on shipping by ordering from a local source. To learn more about Emma here is a blurb from her website. To order the Woodland Chic Texture Sheet from Emma here

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Woodland Chic Texture Sheet

Just a quick note to tell everyone that my texture sheets are now back in stock. Check them out in the store follow this link.

Patrik Kusek, Metal Clay Artist

If you ordered the Woodland Chic Texture Sheet for the CraftCast promotion recently I have to apologize. When the back order came in I wanted to get them in mail ASAP.  In my excitement I totally forgot to put in the Idea Kits!!! In the last batch that I sent out I couldn’t tell who

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CraftCast - Renaissance Replay

I’m pleased to be presenting another CraftCast e-learning workshop! Check it out now, there is still time to sign up! Sign up on CraftCast.com Renaissance Replay with Patrik Kusek Wednesday March 6, 2013 Join us March 6th, 2013, LIVE at 8 pm as Patrik Kusek once again pushes exciting new design boundaries creating keepsake metal

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I love tools 4 www.craftcast.com

Join me and Alison Lee from CraftCast.com for “I love Tools” night! A free event on www.CraftCast.com. If you’ve never tried an e-learning class before this free event will give you a taste of what to expect. Except this event is more of a party! And yes, there will be prizes! I’m giving away something

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Metal Clay Chains Workshop with Patrik Kusek

Blue Hills Glass and Beads Scottsdale, AZ www.bluehillsglassandbeads.com March 22, 10:00 to 5:00 In this make-n-take workshop you’ll learn how make several different styles of chain from metal clay. Spend the day making your custom chain design, then take it home and fire it or come back to fire your design in the studio. In

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Hollow Forms in Metal Clay

  Just to let everyone know that my Florida Workshops are almost full. Check the Florida Guild website.

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I so thrilled to announce the Woodland Chic Texture Sheet officially is available at Rio! It seems like it’s been forever that Candace Gates of Dynasty Stamps asked me to be part of her Artisan Series. She’s asked a handful of artists to participate by designing texture sheets. Wonderful artists like Gordon Uyehara, Wanaree Tanner,

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fairy-ring-no

A few months ago I proposed an article using PMC Sterling to Jeannette at MCAM magazine. It’s been like waiting for Christmas waiting to see it in print. Yesterday I got the magazine in the mail! It’s always nice to see your work in print, on-line and included in books. Two of my favorite things

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Patrik-Kusek Ornament Magazine

I’m so excited and thrilled to be featured in Ornament Magazine. My thanks to Carolyn Benesh, Robert Liu, Carl Little, Jill, Jim and Stephanie at Ornament, such a great article. I feel so very grateful for the wonderful job your team did on the article. Patrik-Kusek Ornament MagazinePDF

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Just spent the last week or so at the PMC Conference. When I got home I had a surprise waiting! Ornament Magazine sent me a copy of the latest issue that I was  featured in! I’m so excited. I did have a chance to read the article while I was at the conference thanks to

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