with Christi Friesen
Online Class

Polymer Clay Jewelry: Learn 10 Beads & Charms

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Overview

Christi Friesen gives you 10 reasons to love polymer clay for making beads and charms! From intricate marbling and cane-making to sparkly surface effects and more, Christi takes you through 10 totally unique and creative techniques for amazing jewelry. Embellish your clay pieces with mica powders, gold leaf, foils and Swarovski crystals. Experiment with molds and carving. Before you're done, you'll know exactly how to bake your pieces, apply after-effects and add findings to create jewelry that's purely you.

Details

  • beginner
  • 18 episodes
  • 2h21m

Included in this Class

1. Welcome
2m

1. Welcome

Christi welcomes you to this exciting workshop on creating beads and charms with polymer clay.

2. Meet Christi Friesen
1m

2. Meet Christi Friesen

Learn about Christi, her artistic inspirations, and her love of polymer clay and mixed media.

3. Tools & Materials
13m

3. Tools & Materials

Learn the basics for getting started with polymer clay, plus some fun extra tools to try!

1. Welcome

1. Welcome

2. Meet Christi Friesen

2. Meet Christi Friesen

3. Tools & Materials

3. Tools & Materials

4. First Things First

4. First Things First

5. Marbled Beads

5. Marbled Beads

6. Cane-Patterned Beads

6. Cane-Patterned Beads

7. Mokumé Gané Beads

7. Mokumé Gané Beads

8. Foiled Pathwork Beads

8. Foiled Pathwork Beads

9. Sgraffito & Swarovski With Gold Leaf

9. Sgraffito & Swarovski With Gold Leaf

10. Faux Facet Beads

10. Faux Facet Beads

11. Totally Tubular Beads

11. Totally Tubular Beads

12. Embellished Beads

12. Embellished Beads

13. Impress-Me Beads

13. Impress-Me Beads

14. Sculptural Leaf Charms

14. Sculptural Leaf Charms

15. Baking

15. Baking

16. After-Effects

16. After-Effects

17. Putting It All Together

17. Putting It All Together

18. Design Tour

18. Design Tour

Recommended with this class

    • Polymer clay and liquid clay
    • Craft knife
    • Sculpting tools
    • Powders for surface effects: chalk powders, mica powders, etc.
    • Glazes
    • Oven