Mon. 8 Jul, 2013 3:00 pm - Sat. 13 Jul, 2013 3:00 pm
July 8–12 at Touchstone Center for CraftsTranslucent Polymer ClayInspirationsInstructor: Lindly HaunaniAll Levels | $500 | Materials Fee: TBDWeeklong Workshop
Master the art of designing and mixing scintillating vibrant and clear color palettes using translucent polymer clay. You will begin by making your own personalized translucent mix color swatch deckthat will be used as a reference to create your personalized palette. Lindlywill guide you step by step as you make mokume gane with metal leaf, explore adding inclusions to the clay body, and design a set of color-coordinated canes that will feature both translucent clay blends and opaque accents. You will then explore folded bead forms, maximizing translucency, preparing multiple layered laminates, and combining surface effects. Come prepared to have fun, laugh, and learn new approaches to working with polymer clay while increasing your colorconfidence. Click on the workshop title to learn more, and click here to view the entire 2013 catalog. For 25% campus lodging discount type EarlyBird2013 when signing up. Discount will be applied on final invoice.
Lindly Haunani's passion for food and cooking provide a basis for her inspiration when making things. This is often expressed via the color, construction techniques, and form in her designs. She began teaching polymer in 1990 and has presented more than 100 workshops. Her work appears in 15 books. In addition to being in many private collections, her work is part of the permanent collections of the Racine Museum of Art, the Museum of Fine Artsin Boston, the Newark Museum of Art, the Philadelphia Museum of Art, and the Mingei International Museum in San Diego. She has a BFA in printmaking from Carnegie Mellon University.
Mon. 8 Jul, 2013 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Christi will lead us in exploring the world of dragons as only she can. We will then explore our own interpretation of Christi's dragon world times three. Lunch and supplies included in fee.
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