Tuesday, July 17, 2012

Green with Envy Jade! Class by Patty Barnes

  Patty Barnes' Class 
Green with Envy Jade!
Bead Fest Philadelphia Workshop

Workshop Date: Sunday, August 19, 2012
Time: 6-Hour (8:00 AM-4:30 PM)
Level: All Levels
Technique: Polymer Clay
Classroom: Room 10
Patty Barnes is a long time teacher of polymer clay and art teacher. She is also the list mom of the yahoo group, clay-polymer, one of the oldest polymer clay forums on the web. She will be teaching this summer at the Bead Fest in Philadelphia. The class is faux jade and she will be using one of our Best Flexible Molds, PJ046 Deep Cabochons to create cabochons that will fit Amate bezels.


Pardo polymer clay, inks and inclusions will begin this easy introduction to creating realistic jade which can be molded in a Best Flexible Mold to fit a specific Amate Studios pre-made bezel set of earrings and pendant or shaped free-hand into coordinating beads. From beginning conditioning to final finishing, you will learn all the techniques to intrigue you to discover the many possibilities of polymer clay faux gems.

Discount coupon!!
Here is a coupon for a $25.00 discount on the class. When booking and registering, add the code   DISCOUNT at checkout and save $25.00 off a new purchase of a 6 hour class or $15.00 off on a 3-hour class. 

 Patty is teaching at the Philadelphia Bead Fest!!

Only ten coupons available!

Prerequisites:  None

Materials List:

Value of Included Kit: $18

Materials In Included Kit: One package Pardo polymer clay, Amate Studios earrings and pendant bezels, Best Flexible Mold, inclusions, acrylic paint, deli tissue, inter-leafing plastic, 1/4 sheet of 320, 400 and 600 wet/dry sandpaper.

Students must bring these REQUIRED MATERIALS to class: Work surface of one of the following: tempered glass, 12" glazed tile or flexible plastic cutting board. Pasta machine with crank handle and clamp or motor with extension cord (if you have one), stiff clay blade, needle tool, stiff flat bristle paint brush and shallow food saver bowl for sanding, Dremel type rotary tool with soft polyester buffing wheel.

NOTE: Some work surfaces, pasta machines, blades, sanding bowls and buffing wheels will be available.

This will be a great class for a wide range of skills and interests.

Right is a picture of of one of our cabochon molds. 
 PJ046 Deep Cabochon Mold.

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