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Focus on Focals

  • B180947
  • Instructor: Julie Picarello
  • Class Type: General
  • Date: Sat. June 9
  • Time: 9:00am-4:00pm (1 hr break) (6 hours)
  • Skill Level: All levels
  • Maximum Class Size: 20
  • Class Fee : $176.00
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Immerse yourself in a riot of color, pattern, and texture as you design and shape unique focal beads in polymer clay!
Students will Learn:
Students will explore my adaptation of an ancient metalworking technique and “imprint” a design into a custom-mixed stack of polymer clay. The imprints will be made using a variety of tools and implements that the instructor has gathered over the years -- many of them from the kitchen, garage, and sewing room! Slicing techniques, focal shaping, drilling, and polishing will all be covered, and for those interested, we will also add an element of interest with the incorporation of metal accents.
Project completion:
Project will be completed in class
Minimum Age Requirement:
At least 16 years old.
Supplies to Bring:
Pasta machine, roller/brayer, work surface, sandwich-sized plastic container for sanding.
Materials in Kit:
Medical grade tissue blade, metal accent pieces, wet/dry sandpaper, texture sheet.
One seat per person per class.
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