I’ve looking forward to another great gathering of my fellow artists, Laurie Prophater, Julie Eakes, Meisha Barbee and Dayle Doroshow.
I hope you can stop by Studio 215 on Sat. Jan. 21, 2017. 10am -3pm
Use canes from my stash
10am – 4:30pm
Saturday – Nov. 5, 2016
Make one or two
This is the first time I have offered a workshop using canes from my inventory. I’ve been teaching so much and making canes for each workshop so I have an overflow. I decided it would be great fun to see what you might do with slices from them .
I’ll have some ornaments, but if you want to being your own you can. Any color and a medium to small size or one large.
Bring your lunch and your sense of humor.
10am – 4:30pm
Nov. 12, 2016
Make one or two
Come make your own Santa ornaments using the easy molds from Maureen Carlson. You’ll love how they turn out. I’ll have everything you need, just bring your lunch and your smile.
It’s been a busy couple of weeks for me. Randee Ketzel was here for to teach a fabulous two day workshop, thank you, Randee. (See the last post)
Tuesday, I held my book club meeting here and reviewed many of the polymer clay books and publications. I gave a brief history of polymer clay and shared with them my journey with clay. They all knew I was a polymer clay enthusiast, but had not ever really seen all my work or really know much about polymer. It was a fun afternoon, I was happy to introduce them all to this exciting medium.
I’ve been working on new canes for a workshop I’ve been thinking about for awhile. These canes are intended to become charms to wear around your neck or on your wrist as a bracelet.
I was fortunate to have them featured on Polymer Clay Daily a couple of weeks ago. It’s good to know they were liked by so many people.
I’ve been enjoying these new canes because they involve extruded canes used in a slightly unconventional way. If you know me or my work at all, you know I am always just a bit different most of the time. It’s what makes this fun.
I’ve scheduled my first charm workshop for the 18th and 19th of July. From 9am to 4pm on Saturday and 9am to 3pm on Sunday.
Studio 21 supplies all your equipment, tools and supplies and for this workshop. If you have an extruder, please bring that with you.
I’ll provide the clay unless you would like to bring your own colors. We will not be making all of the canes pictured above, this is a technique class and you’ll be adding you’re own voice to the finished charms.
Down load this application form for you and your friends! *g*
Another exciting anouncement… I’ve been asked to stay open one night a week for open studio time. We begin tonight! I’ll be here for normal hours, 11:00am until 3:00pm and then I’ll remain open until 8:00pm every Thursday.
Fee is $5 an hour and $5 to bake your items. Your choice how long you stay,
I’ll be here to answer questions and help if I can, but this is not a “class”, it’s a time to get together, work on a project, try or refine a new technique. A great excuse to have fun with a group of like minded people.
Space is limited to 8 people.
See you sometime I hope.
The talented Randee Ketzel was here at the Studio and taught a group of very happy women how to make some incredible faux pieces.
Thank you Randee for a wonderful weekend and thanks to this great group of women for making Studio 215 a crazy happy place.
Randee sells her work on her Etsy site and she has some tutorials listed as well. Her fabulous book Polymer Clay Gemstones: The Art of Deception can be ordered from Amazon.
FYI Randee, Sarah Shriver and I will be teaching at 2015 LONE STAR RETREAT: September 18, 19 and 20, 2015
I’m pretty excited about getting to meet all the great people from the Houston Guild and more, plus I get to see Randee again.
For more information visit the Houston Polymer Clay Guild site. I think the retreat is almost full.