Febuary 19, 2011

The Central Mississippi Polymer Clay Guild will meet Saturday, February 19, 2011 at the Pearl Library beginning at 10:00 a.m. and running until 3:30 p.m. Mark your calendars for a day of fun and fellowship and learning more about working with polymer clay.

For our February meeting, Debbie Rhodes is going to share with us how she makes a bracelet using Textured Tiles and an Inverse Texture Sheet. This technique uses a combination of mica powders and alcohol inks and a generous layer of varathane to produce tiles with a lovely glazed ceramic look.

The supply list for this meeting is:

Clay (preferably Premo -- conditioned)

• Scrap clay – about 2 Blocks
• Black clay – 1 Block
• Color clay – 1 Block - color of your chose

Tools and Supplies:

• Be sure to bring your normal travel kit with a minimum of your pasta machine, roller, clay blade, ceramic tile or other work surface, baby wipes.
• Needle point tool
• Pearl Ex – 2 colors - 1 matches your color clay & 1 that looks good with your color clay
• Alcohol inks in the bottles not pads – 1 matches your color clay
• Liquid clay
• Stretch Jewelry Fiber (Elastic)
• Small Soft round Artist Paint Brush
• Straight-edged Artist Paint Brush
• 2 Mini Misters – 1 with Alcohol & 1 with water
• Q-tips
• Rubber Gloves
• Armor All (home improvement store)
• Foam cosmetic pad (cosmetics dept)
• Varathane - Diamond wood finish interior – gloss spray & liquid (Home Improvement store)
• Embellishments - Beads, buttons

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