Everywhere you look tropical leaves are popping up in fashion, paper goods and home decor. Learn to create these trendy lush tropcial leaves and flowers in this polymer clay beadmaking class.
The class will cover color tips, polymer clay basics, bead construction, 2 leaf designs and 4 flower designs. Class materials will be presented in a series of videos and a PDF workbook.
This class is for all skill levels - from complete beginners to bonafide clay addicts!
Exclusive Facebook Live jewelry project video class. Join me on May 3rd at 7pm EST for the live class in our private Facebook group. I'll share several jewelry projects featuring the beads from our class. Can't make it to the Live event or don't use Facebook? The video will be posted in the classroom after the event.
Join the optional Facebook group to share your creations and get to know your fellow students.
What to expect:
The workbook and videos will be posted in the private online class (a blogger blog) on April 27th. You will have lifetime access to the class materials and Facebook group. Can't make it on the 27th? Download your materials anytime and work on your schedule.
Pasta Machine (or acrylic roller/rod, but it's easier with the pasta machine)
Work surface - glass, ceramic or cardstock will work
Wire in 20 and 18 gauge steel wire or commercial bead mandrels
Small square mirror or acrylic sheet (2x2 or 3x3)
Oven (toaster oven for polymer clay or your home oven can be used)
Dedicated baking sheet for polymer clay
Clay: Below is the basic suggested amounts for the projects created in the class. You will want to have lots of clay on hand to practice and explore the color palettes.
Premo Clay in 2 oz. packages in the following colors to create the beads shown:
1 of each:
Premo: Jungle, Wasabi, Spanish Olive, White, Transparent, Wisteria
Souffle: Mia Tai, Jade, Turnip
Sculpey III: Suede
*Watch for sales at the craft stores for the best prices on polymer clay. Munro Crafts is my favorite place to order online.
You'll need access to the internet, Adobe Reader (it's free here), and an email account to access the classroom. A Facebook account is required to join the the optional Facebook group. A camera is also optional if you'd like to take photos of your projects for feedback or questions.
I recommend Premo clay for the best results for this class.
1. The images, text and classroom materials may not be shared with anyone or posted anywhere online.
2. You may create the beads in the assignments to use in your jewelry for personal use or to sell.
3. Please respect my copyright and designs. You may not sell exact copies of my beads from the tutorial.