Angela Guertel has kindly offered to demonstrate a simple technique using white clay, liquid clay and pastel chalks for creating an amazing surface treatment that is welcoming Spring into your polymer creations. The effect achieved is a mix of wonderful colours with the white background staying pristine in places.
The result reminds her of the colour riots happily fought on the occasion of the Holi (Hindu Spring Festival) celebrated in India, Nepal and throughout Asia. People in the streets create mayhem with coloured powers and water and anyone daring to be on outside will be covered from top to bottom.
We plan to continue to hold our clay days on the last Sunday of the ‘odd’ months (ie Jan, March, May etc) through 2014 so our first one of the new year will be Sunday 26 January when Carol Blackburn will do not one but two demonstrations!
A toggle is a really simple way of creating a closure to match perfectly a necklace or a pendant. It can be a simple toggle that lies at the nape of the neck or designed as a feature within the necklace – the principle is the same and there are many ways to design them.
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Make Your Own Cords for Jewellery
After making your beautiful polymer clay beads or pendant you’ll want to...