A continuation of the Metal Tangles lesson, this video explores even further the fantastic art of embossing metal foil tape to create beautiful bejeweled round mandalas.

Intermediate/advanced 37-minute video.

Includes video captions!

Your Instructor: Eni Oken

I'm Eni Oken, artist since the age of 8, art instructor and teacher for over 30 years, author of hundreds of articles, tutorials, video lessons and ebooks online and books in print on various different subjects such as fantasy design, jewelry making and in recent years, Zentangle method. My true passion is exploring methods and tools on how a person can create something remarkable in art, and teaching it to others so they can grow artistically.

CZT® since 2016

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In this lesson you will:

  • Learn how to prepare templates for circular mandala projects
  • Learn a few more techniques to emboss on metal foil
  • Learn how to attach a jeweled focal center
  • Learn how to create complex tangled designs on metal foil tape
  • Learn how to add a contrasting metal foil border
  • Develop a full metal foil tape mandala, from beginning to end
  • Learn how to add grungy patina and how to polish your metal tiles
  • And so many tips and tricks!

"I love this lesson! This would make an awesome ornament! Next time I want to use a fancy colored gem... Lots of fun!

Cathy D. B. via facebook