The Joy of Metal Clay – Big Beautiful and Bronze Dragonfly

Over the past couple of weeks I have mentioned my plans to make a bronze brooch using the inexpensive brooch findings and also my plans to make a dragonfly. This weekend I “killed a bird with one stone” and made a bronze dragonfly brooch. Unfortunately, it is not dry enough to fire, but I will post pictures of it once fired soon. Here it is in process: 1.I rolled out a body making one end thicker than the other. 2. Then I slit the top of the thicker end to help make the “buldgy” eye shape. 3. I cut out …