Polymer Clay Bead Making for Beginners
Posted on August 7, 2012 in Polymer Clay by Katie Oskin
Polymer Clay Beads
Introduction to Bead Making for Beginners
This fall is bringing something new to Kater’s Acres, classes! That’s right. We’ve been hired as the instructor for polymer clay beads, buttons, sculpting, and everything clay related. I will also be offering private lessons and classes in Parker’s NEW studio beginning the second week in September. Read the details below…
The first class that I will be offering is a class strictly for beginners. The class is for people who want to learn to make their own beads to use in their own jewelry creations. This class will cover the following topics:
This beginner course covers:
- Clay Basics – What it is & how to use it
- Choosing Clay – Types & what kind to use when
- Conditioning Clay – How to
- Making round & disc beads – The basics
- Basic blends – How to blend clays
- Basic marbling techniques – How to marbled & when to stop
Please feel free to contact me to receive a course schedule for JoAnn Fabrics in Meadville, PA. In addition, private courses and individualized lessons for beginners & intermediates are scheduled on a first come, first serve basis.
UPDATE: These classes are no longer being offered. Please see my current workshops or contact me to arrange private clay lessons.