October News

P.A.P.C.G News October 2019  from Sherman Oberson

Fall is upon is with cooler weather, pumpkin spice everything and the rush leading up to the holidays. Why not take some time to relax and create, our next meeting will be on October 20th. I hope you’ll come out and join us. It’s going to be so much fun and you won’t want to miss it.

Check out the info below.

October meeting – 2 halloween themed demos, Cane swap.
Sunday October 20th noon-5pm

Blue Santa Beads
1165 W. Baltimore Pike
Media, Pa. 19063
(610) 892-2740
For October’s meeting Robin will demo how to make bats and I will  demo a cute skull. We’ll also do a cane swap.

To join in on the fun, bring your basic clay supplies, clay and if you want to participate in the swap some canes you can part with.

In the next week or so I’ll be doing a membership drive for the guild. You can save me some emails if you check your records for when you last renewed.

Join the guild
your membership dues of $40.00 a year allow you to attend all our meetings, a discount on master classes and gives you a 10% discount at Blue Santa Beads. Click below to pay using PayPal.
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Join two of our guild members for P.O.S.T.
This year, the Philadelphia Open Studio Tours (P.O.S.T.) are split into 4 neighborhoods across 2 weekends. Guild members Patty Pickup and Terri Powell will be showing polymer clay jewelry on Sunday, October 20 at 4339 Baltimore Ave. Check out the P.O.S.T. website for more information about participating artists & locations:

Click here for info

New flexible clay about to hit the market.

I tested a sample of the new flexible clay Cosclay last weekend while at the Pittsburgh guild retreat. I made a variety of samples and baked them at 275 and 300 to test if they were as flexible as advertised. I was pretty happy with the results at 275 and while it was a bit less flexible than the videos imply I think that was because I was using a different oven so I’m thinking it was a bit hotter than I thought. They are about to do a kickstarter campaign, check it out.

Click here for info

Upcoming Meetings

November 17th – November meeting

Thanks for taking the time to read this. If you have anything you’d like me to write about please email me at phillypolyclayguild@gmail.com
I hope to see you at our next meetings.

Sherman Oberson
President – P.A.P.C.G.

Our mailing address is:

Philadelphia Area Polymer Clay guild

3405 Perkiomen Ave

Reading, PA 19606-2709

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