Bead Fest Philadelphia Workshop
Workshop Date: Sunday, August 19, 2012
Time: 6-Hour (8:00 AM-4:30 PM)
Level: All Levels
Technique: Polymer Clay
Classroom: Room 10
Pardo polymer clay, inks and inclusions will begin this easy introduction to creating realistic jade which can be molded in a Best Flexible Mold to fit a specific Amate Studios pre-made bezel set of earrings and pendant or shaped free-hand into coordinating beads. From beginning conditioning to final finishing, you will learn all the techniques to intrigue you to discover the many possibilities of polymer clay faux gems.
Value of Included Kit: $18
Materials In Included Kit: One package Pardo polymer clay, Amate Studios earrings and pendant bezels, Best Flexible Mold, inclusions, acrylic paint, deli tissue, inter-leafing plastic, 1/4 sheet of 320, 400 and 600 wet/dry sandpaper
Students must bring these REQUIRED MATERIALS to class: Work surface of one of the following: tempered glass, 12" glazed tile or flexible plastic cutting board. Pasta machine with crank handle and clamp or motor with extension cord (if you have one), stiff clay blade, needle tool, stiff flat bristle paint brush and shallow food saver bowl for sanding, Dremel type rotary tool with soft polyester buffing wheel
NOTE: Some work surfaces, pasta machines, blades, sanding bowls and buffing wheels will be available.