All About Polymer Clay


all about polymer clay

All about Polymer Clay

Polymer clay – It can be drilled, carved, moulded, stamped, sanded, painted and polished.  It is an incredibly versatile material that can be made to look like anything from glass to ivory. Learn to create vibrantly coloured and beautifully detailed polymer beads,  decorative elements are repeated with intentional arrangement.

The workshop will focus on the process of patterns & designing, as well as how to integrate polymer pieces with other elements. You will be able to make stunning unique polymer clay beads and pendants to create a unique piece of work.

In this workshop we will cover basic design principles, brands of polymer clay.

Techniques Include:

  • How to condition, colour mix, skinner blend, use contrast, appliqué and reproduce beads of the same size. Shaping and piercing beads
  • Simple canes which can be used to make a variety of different patterned beads.
  • Texturing with polymer clay tools
  • Form round beads, ovals, tiles and lentils by hand and using bead rollers and acrylic tiles
  • Finishing your work, smoothing, curing, tips on sanding, buffing and bead drilling

Included in this class:

  • Class notes
  • Loan of polymer clay tools
  • Refreshments

What to bring with you:

  • Note book and pen
  • Polymer clay tools and pasta machine if you have one
  • Scrap clay if you have any
  • A take away container for any unbaked items.

The emphasis on the day is that you experience the pleasure of learning a new skill in a relaxing environment.

Suitable for everyone

Availability & Bookings: Email or telephone 0427957612

COST $50 (plus clay approx $10/$15)
DATE  Saturday 24th November
DAY
TIME 10.00 AM – 1.00PM
TEACHER Pam Annesley
VENUE Metal Clay Art Studio, Two Rocks, WA
SKILL LEVEL Open to all