Online Class

Polymer Clay Jewelry: Mixed Media

by F&W Media
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Use polymer clay as the foundation for building stunning jewelry pieces with fabric, resin, crystals and more.

Skill Level

Intermediate

What You Get

  • 15 Streaming HD video lessons with anytime, anywhere access
  • Downloadable class resources, including a printable supply list, baking tips, findings cheat sheet, project instructions and more
  • Detailed instruction, explanation and demonstration
  • Answers from fellow classmates in our virtual classroom

How it works

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  • Watch on any device anytime.
  • Find downloadable class resources in the class viewer.

Overview

The sky is truly the limit when it comes to mixed media designs involving polymer clay! Artist Christi Friesen shares the exciting possibilities that abound when you combine this versatile medium with epoxy clay, fiber, resin and wire. You'll make eight fascinating projects as you learn techniques for integrating these materials. And you won’t stop there – you’ll learn exactly how to bake and finish your jewelry so you’re ready to share it with the world.

Lesson Breakdown

1. Welcome
01:28
Christi welcomes you to this workshop on exploring mixed media and polymer clay.
2. Meet Christi Friesen
01:21
3. Tools and Materials
18:56
4. First Things First
06:48
5. Crystal Wire-Wrapped Bangle
08:53
6. Orchid Mosaic Brooch
08:18
7. Spiky Pendant
04:05
8. Corset Earrings
08:26
9. Faux Fabric Brooch
05:51
10. Starfish Tide Pool Focal
12:16
11. Golden Glow Cabochon
07:26
12. Gotcha, Sucka!
09:45
13. Baking
01:11
14. After-Effects
03:53
15. Putting It All Together
06:13

Recommended with this class

  • Polymer clay, epoxy clay and liquid clay
  • Craft knife and sculpting tools
  • Oven

Taught by

Christi Friesen
Christi Friesen
Christi Friesen is an award-winning artist specializing in polymer embellished with multimedia: gems, pearls, beads, fiber, found objects, artifacts, metal and more. Her work expresses joy and exuberance, and her themes center on the natural and the organic. Her work has been showcased in numerous books and magazines as well as in juried shows, exhibits, and competitions. In addition to writing 11 how-to books on creating with polymer clay, Christi hosts an online Creative Neighborhood and has a product line of tools, supplies, and materials.

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