Polymer & Resin Tribal Pendant

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Instructor: Julie Picarello
Award-winning artist, author and international instructor known for her color esthetics, design sense, and joyful teaching style. Learn more at http://www.yhdesigns.com.

Currently not available.
Location: To Bead True Blue
Skill Levels: All
Dates/Times: January 31, from 9:00am to 3:00pm
Fees: $85

In this 6-hour workshop, students will explore an adaptation of an ancient metalsmithing technique to imprint eye-catching designs in polymer clay.

Focusing on luscious color and form, we will create a modern version of a tribal stick pendant, balanced with a textured drop loop. To add an extra design element, a vintage watch part and textured metal disc will be attached to one of the sticks using custom-tinted epoxy resin. Lastly, students will be guided through the finishing process…drilling the sticks, sanding, polishing and stringing on heavy gauge wire.

A pasta machine and pliers will be available in class to share, but bringing your own is optimal. Clay is underwritten by Polyform, and all other consumable supplies will be provided by the instructor.

Provided in Kit: Clay, metal discs, vintage watch part, bail wire, sandpaper, tissue blade
Instructor Share: Texture sheets & tools, resin/paint, pliers, deli & plastic papers
Student Supplied: Pasta machine, c-clamps, small plastic container for sanding, acrylic roller/brayer, small 6x6 smooth tile (work surface), non-slip material, water spritzer

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