Mon. 5 Aug, 2013 8:00 am - Sat. 10 Aug, 2013 8:00 am
August 5–9 at Touchstone Center for Crafts Exploring Op Art in Polymer ClayInstructor: Judy BelcherAll Levels | $500 | Materials Fee: TBD
In this workshop, we will explore the early 1960s Op Art movement and learn to make a survey of beads. Most will be created using the millefiori technique, generally a glass technique, but which lends itself very well to polymer clay. We will be building on vary basic canes, so this course is just fine for novices to polymer clay and will give a great working knowledge of the medium. We may not have the time to make all the beads pictured, but the most complicated will be explored in depth, and the others will at the very least be discussed and demonstrated. Good finishing is a must, so plenty of time will focus on making well-crafted beads. 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.
Judy Belcher’s work has been juried into several national exhibits and is sold in retail galleries across the U.S. She has authored many books, including Polymer Clay Master Class (2012), and has appeared on television shows. She served a term as president of the International Polymer Clay Association; she teaches workshops, and speaks around the country and internationally, sharing her fascination with polymer clay. Judy’s home and studio is in West Virginia.
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