June's Meeting Notes

The June meeting of the Central Mississippi Polymer Clay Guild will be on Saturday, June 18, 2016, at 10:00 a.m. at the Pearl Library, Pearl, Mississippi.  Joyce and Debbie will demo a couple of ways to do Mokume Gane.  For our newest members; Mokume Gane is Japanese technique of layering metals to form a pattern similar to wood grain veneer.  Mokume Gane is an ‘oldie and a goodie’ technique, that cannot go wrong no matter how it’s done. We are going to complete 3 projects with our Mokume Gane veneer(s).

·       Bring an item for the Library display case, it’s been a while since we put in new items.
·       This time of the year the Library is known to cold, so bring a jacket.
·       June is membership renewal month, annual dues is $20.00.

Supplies list:
Clays:  plenty of  Translucent, white, and black
             4 colors that go together for Julie style: 2 lighter and 2 darker in colors we will stack 
             Ecru, pearl, Gold, Scrap clay on lighter side for insides
             If you are using Kato you will want (white, pearl, yellow, and brown)
Alcohol inks: colors and type you like
Gold and Silver Leaf
Items you like to impress in your clay, some should go deep
Small Kemper cutters shapes that appeal to you
3 mm dowel (shish kebab skewer)- provided
Super lightweight sculpey clay
Piece of copy paper
Liquid sculpey
Ball and chain with end pieces- provided
Any deep impression stamps you like
Acrylic Brayer
Stiff blade, bendable blade and tissue blades
Candy paper or plastic wrap
Rubbing Alcohol

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