This video produced by Covell Creative Metalworking shows you a tool I wish we’d had in our ID shop at school: A beading machine. By swapping a variety of dies in, you can prep 2D sheet metal for transformation into some truly wondrous and organic 3D forms.
In the video, the process of using the machine looks like a deliberate, meditative and super-satisfying process once you’ve got the hang of it, as demonstrator Ron Covell has:
Mr. Covell, if you’re reading this, please ditch the DVD format and go with purchasable downloads!
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