Polymer Clay Jewelry: The Art of Aging Gracefully Online Workshop with Christi Friesen

Embrace the wabi-sabi mentality of finding true beauty in life's imperfection and transience – and apply it to your lovingly-aged and vintage jewelry designs with polymer clay! Join Christi Friesen in her online workshop, The Art of Aging Gracefully, to widen your polymer clay horizons!


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Do you find natural beauty in imperfect, worn-out, broken, and aging items? If so, you're in the right place! Christi Friesen will guide you through fascinating techniques using polymer clay to create the look of antique, repaired, and lovingly used items. Through five unique projects and one bonus project, you'll explore how to incorporate vintage items, experiment with shattered and broken forms, and channel nature's own oxidation process with patinas. With Christi's help, you'll embrace the wabi-sabi mentality of finding true beauty in life's imperfections as you create jewelry that is aging gracefully. Plus, you will receive eight downloadable PDFs resources including a list of materials, Christi’s Top 5 Tips, baking do’s and don’ts, a guide to mold-making, terms to know, and more!

Lesson Breakdown
Introduction

  • Meet Christi Friesen
  • Christi's Top 5 Tips
  • Tools and Materials

Aging Tutorials

  • Techniques
    • Vintage Pendant
    • Shatter Beads
    • Neolithic Spiral Bead
    • Metallicious Patina Brooch
    • Kintsugi Earrings
  • Next Steps
    • Baking
    • After-Effects
    • Putting it all together

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Course Includes
Discussion board & Gallery: The discussion board is a great way to interact with other users in the course. It’s an open forum for you to ask questions, share your thoughts, express your inspirations, and share images of your work.

Notes: This is a place for you to keep personal notes to help you with your work and the course content. Only you will be able to see your notes.

Optional Quizzes: Short optional quizzes to test your knowledge as you progress through the lessons.

Video Lesson Run Time ≈ 84 minutes

About the Instructor

Christi Friesen is an award-winning artist, specializing in polymer embellished with multimedia – gems, pearls, beads, fiber, found objects, artifacts, metal, and more. Her work often expresses joy and exuberance, and her themes center around the natural and the organic. Her work has been showcased in numerous books and magazines as well as in juried shows, exhibits, and competitions. In addition to writing 11 how-to books on creating with polymer clay, Christi hosts an online Creative Neighborhood and has a product line of tools, supplies, and materials.

Additional Info
Additional Info
SKU R8650
Product Type Online Workshop
Author/Designer Christi Friesen
Runtime 84 min
Technique Clay, Jewelry
Project Earrings, Necklaces, Pendants, Pins & Brooches
Difficulty Level Intermediate, Experienced
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