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Patrik Kusek Templates & Techniques

New Tab Setting Technique w/ Patrik Kusek

{ Use tab settings for mixed media designs }


Patrik created this series of templates because he wanted an easy way to set mix media objects into some of his jewelry.  Collage, enameled resins, polymer clay, glass, just about anything that is thin enough and that can be cut can be used!  The process is easy and the base can be made with not only metal clay, but on silver, copper and brass sheet as well.  View all of Patrik’s Products…












Patrik’s Woodland Chic Dynasty Stamp Sheet

{ Features textures used in the samples on this page }

All designs are deeply etched, then molded onto a rubber sheet to ensure clear, crisp impressions and exquisite detail in your metal clay.  View all of Patrik’s Products…



Patrik’s CraftCast Classes


Discover Great Instructional Courses by Patrik


Patrik offers many classes on CraftCast including Renaissance Reply, which uses QuikArt Template #56175 to create the beautiful necklace pendant below.  He also has a wonderful two part course on combining metal and polymer clays…



About the Author

{ Patrik Kusek }


Patrik’s unique vision for his jewelry designs has won praise from jewelry collectors both nationally and internationally. His experience in the worlds of design and fashion helped shape his creative vision and brand. He is a graduate of the Fashion Institute of Design and Merchandising and The Academy of Art University. He worked as a Fashion Stylist at Macy’s San Francisco and was the owner and Creative Director of Wallop Design Group, a graphic design and branding company.

He currently is able to pursue his passion as a jewelry artist and instructor. He teaches metal clay workshops around the country as well as internationally. He is one of 9 senior instructors for Rio Grande and teaches Rio Rewards PMC certification workshops internationally. He was a featured artist on HGTV’s “That’s Clever.” Patrik’s work has been published in numerous books and publications such as 500 Pendants and Lockets, New Directions in Metal Clay: 25 Creative Jewelry Projects By CeCe Wire, Lapidary Journal and MJSA Journal, among others. He was recently a featured artist in Ornament Magazine. He has written articles for Art Jewelry Magazine, Metal Clay Artist Magazine and has authored numerous tutorials for Whole Lotta Whimsy, Aftosa, Rio Grande and He is also the recipient of the 2007 Saul Bell Award 1st place in PMC.  View all of Patrik’s Products…

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