Curio Advanced Beginner - Metal etching placement

Step-by-step to etching on small metal discs and placing with the Curio

Advanced Beginner Curio - Metal etching with blanks & placement

Join me in this step-by-step video course of setting up the Silhouette Curio & Silhouette software to etch on metal blanks and learn how to place the design in relation to the blank.

Supplies used in this class are:

- Silhouette etching tool from Silhouette America, Swing Design, or Amazon
- Double Sided Tape from Craft Chameleon
- Protecto Film - can be used to protect the cutting mat
- Metal disc from Amazon
- Also shown: Metal bracelet blank from Amazon

Course includes:

Class Supplies list

Basics of the Curio video - 38 minutes

Advanced Beginner Curio - Metal etching with blanks & placement on the Curio video - 24 minutes

  • Setting up the Curio base to etch with the blank
  • Measuring the blank
  • Securing the blank
  • Setting up the Silhouette design mat for the etch design
  • Design placement for etching on blanks
  • Tips for working with text & alignment
  • Emboss fill for etching
  • Etching on the Curio
  • Examples of etching on blanks

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Silhouette Secrets+ by EllyMae
Silhouette Secrets+ by EllyMae

My name is EllyMae and I am the owner of Silhouette Secrets+.

I am a wife, mother, and lover of all things wine (as you'll notice in my projects & posts).I have been a Silhouette user for the past 9+ years, teaching Silhouette users since September 2016, and am one of the top Silhouette troubleshooters world-wide. As an instructor I teach all levels of Silhouette classes for Portrait, Cameo, and Curio users. My focus is on the personalized instruction of the software and educating users to explore all that can be done in the Silhouette Studio software. I have been teaching at Silhouette & Terri Johnson Creates events since June of 2017 including the Curio Intensive, ATS Conferences, Curio Virtual Retreats, Instructor Licensing Events, at Silhouette America HQ, and hands on workshops. I love being able to share Silhouette with others!

I look forward to sharing the love of Silhouette with all of you and welcome you on this journey!

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