Exploring the possibilities with polymer clay!

We have so much great information on the Blog that it is now our front page! Scroll down the page to read the posts from the Guild Reporter.

We have a new meeting place, Blue Santa Beads in Media, PA.

We meet the third Sunday of each month at  Blue Santa Beads, 1165 West Baltimore Pike, Media, PA 19063.   348sBlue Santa owner Sara Caldwell kindly volunteered her wonderful shop. The shop has a parking lot parking and is easy to get to by car or public transit.  Get directions here.

We have a new web address, too!   It’s the same blog and website, but our new address is Phillypolymerclayguild.com.

Go to our Welcome Page to learn more about us and how to contact us. Follow this link to the FAQ file for everything you need to know about our meetings.

Enjoy the most up to date news on the blog, or check out the rest of the site. Hope to see you at a meeting soon!

Gwen and Doris of ART.C.OBSESSION STUDIO are hosting Art Doll workshops October 22-26, 2019

Mount Vernon, NY – October 22-26, one day class & four day class, 2019

MAKE A CRAZY HAND PUPPET

 

 

 

 

 

 

STEAMPUNK GIRL or BEAUTIFUL MERMAID

 

 

 

 

 

For mote information go to http://ankie-doll-art.com/upcoming-workshops/  or contact Mamadolls@msn.com

The June Meeting has been rescheduled to July 21.  Sherman will demonstrate how to make  totems!  Stay tuned.

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Spring is in full bloom and soon enough the hazy lazy days of summer will be upon us. Before life becomes a blur of BBQ’s, beach balls and family vacations why not come out and join us at our next meeting. It’s going to be so much fun and you won’t want to miss it.

May meeting – Make an articulated fish with Amy Sutryn. Sunday May 19th noon-5pm Blue Santa Beads 1165 W. Baltimore Pike Media, Pa. 19063 (610) 892-2740

Join us for our May meeting.  Amy Sutryn will demo how to make an articulated fish. To join in and make a fish please bring the following.

 

  1. Some clay of your choice, solid colored or a caned sheet. Rolled out 16in long and 1 inch wide, 1/4 inch thick. And another 4 inch sq. Piece for head
  2. 16 pony beads 1/4 inch dia. any color
  3. 15” of monofilament or beading wire
  4. 2mm eye pin
  5.  1 crimp bead
  6. Pretty bead that looks like a bubble
  7. Smaller bead to compliment bubble
  8.  Scrap t shirt material or other medium weight knit
    Enough to make a long strip
  1. Some clay of your choice, solid colored or a caned sheet. Rolled out 16in long and 1 inch wide, 1/4 inch thick. And another 4 inch sq. Piece for head
  2. 16 pony beads 1/4 inch dia. any color
  3. 15” of monofilament or beading wire
  4. 2mm eye pin
  5. 1 crimp bead
  6. Pretty bead that looks like a bubble
  7. Smaller bead to compliment bubble
  8. Scrap t shirt material or other medium weight knit (Enough to make a long strip)
  9. Parchment paper
  10. Scissors
  11. Exacto knife
  12. Tissue blade
  13. Toothpick

If you don’t have all the supplies don’t forget that Blue Santa beads has a wide selection.  And members always bring extra supplies to share.

Amy

The June Meeting has been rescheduled to July 21.  Sherman will demonstrate how to make  totems!  Stay tuned.

We are busy planning the May 19 meeting. In the meantime, https://ornamento.blog/2019/05/09/my-new-polymer-clay-heroes/

CLAY BACK EAST!

Remember Clay Carnival in Las Vegas ?  Donna Kato and her team of fabulous teachers are moving east to the Jersey Shore area.   Clay Back East runs from June 12 to 15, 2019 in Atlantic City, New Jersey at  Bally’s Resort and Casino.

The cost is $500 for four days of polymer immersion, includes four classes, clay and a party,  Hotel rooms are a reasonable $89 a night (excluding resort fee and taxes)  Parking $5 for your entire hotel stay.

The class lineup is fantastic!  Spain’s Fabiola Perez Ajates is teaching in the US for the first time.  She’ll be joined by Germany’s Bettina Welker, and France’s Sylvie Peraud.  Leslie Blackford Donna Kato   round out the teaching roster.  I’ve never taken a class with Fabiola (although I have salivated over her work).  I have taken classes with Donna, Bettina, Sylvie and Leslie.  They are all skilled, friendly, generous teachers.  You’ll learn so much!   Bettina, Sylvie and Fabiola will teach one-day classes.  Leslie and Donna will teach half-day classes.

Fabiola Perez Ajates Collage of Polymer

Bettina Welker Snap!  Bracelet

Sylvie Peraud Origami Diamond Earrings

Donna Kato Surfboard Earrings

Leslie Blackford Vintage Animal Jewelry

But wait there’s more
As if getting to learn from and hang out with all these amazing instructors isn’t enough Donna has made the deal even sweeter by giving every student a gorgeous example of her work. On top of that there is a store with work for sale from all the teachers as well as all sorts of tools and clay and supplies.
FOR MORE INFORMATION PRESS HERE.  TO SIGN UP, PRESS HERE.

We are having a bit of polymer history this year at Clayathon. I have donated the items I received years ago in polymer clay swaps for Sherman Oberson to curate. Some items will be auctioned off. But everybody will be able to see the collection of polymer pens, beads, canes, jewelry and more made […]

via Experience the Golden Age of Swaps at Clayathon — Ornamento

We are having a bit of polymer history this year at Clayathon. I have donated the items I received years ago in polymer clay swaps for Sherman Oberson to curate. Some items will be auctioned off. But everybody will be able to see the collection of polymer pens, beads, canes, jewelry and more made […]

via Experience the Golden Age of Swaps at Clayathon — Ornamento

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