The July meeting of the Central Mississippi Polymer Clay Guild will be on Saturday, July 18, 2016, at 10:00 a.m. at the Pearl Library, Pearl, Mississippi. In this Meeting Debbie is going to demo an Inro. Inro is Japanese for rock purse usually hanging from the obi or sash of a Japanese robe. In Polymer clay world it is also considered wearable art.
· Bring your Inro form made from one of the following: rock, tall cylindrical shape cutter, bath tissue/paper roll or PVC pipe. Anything you can think of to make a small vessel. Donna Kato has a sample in her book: The Art of Polymer Clay.
· Tin Foil
· Paper towels or some type of stuffing
o Kato Clay for the Inro Base: Black-large block
o Premo Clay for the outer layer, White or any other color of your choice. Cane could work too.
o Premo Clay for the outer layer: White or any color of your choice
o Liquid Clay
· Cornstarch for baking your piece
· Rubber Band to fit around Inro form
· Stiff Blade
· Scissors to cut clay
· Clay Roller
· Coarse-grit sanding sponge
· Small bowl for sanding
· 2 Eyelets (In scrapbooking department)
· Super glue
· Buna Cord or some type of cord
· Hand drill – the bit / same size as the cord to string the Inro
· Texture sheet