ONLINE CLASSES 2023
Benefiting the Samunnat women of Nepal
During the last year, our online classes have been a huge success, and we are glad many of you joined us on this occasion. We are happy to introduce new teachers for this year who are going to share their magic via Zoom and share tips, tricks, and skills they have gained during decades of working with polymer clay.
These online classes are organized once a month.
Also available for non-members, who can join us live.
MEET THE TEACHERS
AND SAVE THE DATE OF THEIR CLASSES
CURRENT CLASSES ARE HELD AT THIS TIME
11 AM American Eastern Time (EDT)
5 PM Central European Time (CEST)
11 PM Australian Western Time (AWST)
Every class is usually around 1-2 hours long.
The recording of each class will be available only for the Society members.
ONLINE CLASS WITH
Donna Kato has dedicated decades to crafting with polymer clay. As a true inspiration, she's ignited a global passion for this medium. From TV appearances to international classes and online tutorials, Donna's impact is immense. We're thrilled to have her teach the brand new Cones design during this online class. Will you join us?
MIX / DON'T MIX
Have you even been mixing two or more colors of polymer clay in your pasta machine and noticed the interesting and varied colors, shapes and patterns that emerge in the middle of the process before they were fully mixed? In this class, Phil Porter is going to share how to take an advantage of that phenomenon to create more complex color in your creations. Join us and explore Phil's ideas and results of this "mix/don’t mix” technique.
ONLINE CLASS WITH
We are thrilled to introduce Una Mundzic, a seventeen-year-old clayer from Sweden. Drawing inspiration from the beauty of nature, particularly ginkgo leaves, Una has crafted a stunning collection of polymer clay earrings that is going to teach during this online class on the Society. Not only will she showcase her unique designs, but she will also generously share her process of creation.
Join us for an exciting online class with the talented artist Sandy Pflug! You will learn the step-by-step process of sculpting a beautiful toadstool portal. Sandy will share her creative techniques and insights with you, from constructing the cap using foil and Ultralight clay to designing the base structure around a glass jar. You will have the opportunity to watch Sandy's artistic skills in action and see how she adds intricate details using coloured polymer clay and pastels.
CREATE YOUR OWN FINDINGS
Transform your polymer clay creations into stunning jewelry pieces and learn to create your own findings using mechanical connections that last, without any soldering involved. Phyllis will teach you how to make two types of tube bails, four types of pin backs, pendant bails, and ear posts for both hoop and post earrings.
HOLLOW FORMS IN POLYMER CLAY
Learn how to use a scrap clay as a blank canvas and to create large, statement pieces of jewellery that are light and easy to wear. Marina will show various methods of how to create hollow forms in polymer clay, discussing about the pros and cons and sharing tips and tricks that helped her overcome some of the problems she encountered over the years.
In this class, Australian artist Heidi Helyard will demonstrate creating three different polymer clay veneers. These veneers utilize different kinds of polymer clay, and additional multimedia materials, including chalk pastels, hand-carved stamps, and oil-based printing ink. The veneers created can be used to make earrings, other homewares, and artworks.
STENCILING WITH LIQUID CLAY
One of the very versatile techniques to use with liquid clays is stenciling. Let’s start by finding out about the basics of both liquid clay and stenciling and what makes them such a great pair. Together with Lynn, you will explore stenciling with variations in applications, developing overall patterns, layering, and modifying stencils to make them your own. Are you curious? This will be a great technique to add to your polymer clay toolbox!