To make this metal clay branch you get to work with the clay as lumpy slip (to create a barklike surface texture) and then you actually get to break off the edges when the piece is bone dry.
Required Materials: PMC+??, slip, straw, plexiglas board,, waxed paper, tape, olive oil, playing cards, distilled water. See project for complete list.
Tools Needed: X-Acto?? knife, paint brush, sticks, pliers. See project for complete list.
Techniques Used: Metal Clay
Originally Published: Step by Step Beads, March-April 2006