The Joy of Metal Clay: This and that

This weekend I have been trying to organize and tidy my studio which seems to have been invaded by all family members making the task even harder. Needless to say, I have been unable to get to work on any projects yet. Regarding the project I am hoping to start, it is the chess board pieces I want to make. I realize this will be quite an undertaking and I will have to really plan this one out. The first step in this plan is to brainstorm design ideas. I have decided that rather than the traditional chess pieces I …