Creating Slate States / Shapes | Lindsey Meredith | Skillshare
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8 Lessons (13m)
    • 1. Class Intro

    • 2. Slate and tools

    • 3. Choosing shape

    • 4. Scoring / prep

    • 5. Careful Chiseling

    • 6. Apply a Design

    • 7. Finish & Hardware

    • 8. Conclusion


About This Class

In this class you will learn how to carefully cut out the shape of a state (or any simple shape you would like) from a piece of reclaim slate shingle or tile. I am going to walk through the step of cutting out the state of Ohio as an example. 


- a piece of reclaim slate shingle / tile

- drawing and or print of your shape.

- white pencil

- chisels

- hammer or a rock pick

- drimmel tool (optional to speed up process)

-white acrylic paint and brush ( Optional )

- matte clear coat spray 

- wood glue and gorilla Glue 

- metal hanging loop





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Lindsey Meredith

Lover of immaculate linework

Link represents the work of me, Lindsey Kellis Meredith. I am an independent designer and illustrator specializing in logo / identity design, custom lettering, and illustration.

My client list includes Nickelodeon, Disney, Hasbro, Leap Frog, Maple Leaf Sports & Enterainment (raptors, maple leafs) , as well as a few other collegient and professional sports teams and organizations. I have logo work featured in Logo Lounge books 8 and 9.

I am available for hire. Feel free...

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