Polymer Clay Jewelry: Mixed Media Online Workshop with Christi Friesen

Expand what you can do with polymer clay by combining it with wire, epoxy clay, resin, and fiber! Join instructor Christi Friesen in her third Online Workshop where she’ll teach you how to incorporate mixed-media techniques into your polymer clay designs.

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SKU: R8649

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Join Christi Friesen in this exciting online workshop to discover how to incorporate mixed media into polymer clay! You’ll make eight fascinating projects as you learn techniques for integrating epoxy clay, fiber, resin, wire, and more. Take a walk on the wild side and watch as Christi uses resin to mimic water and cast forms. Learn how to manipulate wire as both a decorative and a supportive element in your designs. Play with fiber as you embed it directly into your clay as well as make impressions. Experiment with epoxy clay to make mosaics and incorporate tricky items. Finally, you’ll learn how to bake and finish your jewelry with after-effects like alcohol inks, glaze, and acrylic paints so you’re ready to share it with the world.

As an added bonus, you’ll receive access to 10 fabulous resources, including a list of materials, baking do’s and don'ts, terms to know, and three bonus projects! Register today and let Christi excite you about using polymer clay and mixed-media techniques for truly stunning pieces.

Lesson Breakdown
Online Workshop Overview

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

Mixed Media Exploration

  • Techniques
  • Crystal Wire-Wrapped Bangle
  • Orchid Mosaic Brooch
  • Spikey Pendant
  • Corset Earrings
  • Faux Fabric Brooch
  • Starfish Tide Pool Focal
  • Golden Glow Cabochon
  • Gotcha Sucka!

Next Steps

  • Baking Video Tutorial
  • After-Effects Video Tutorial
  • Putting It All Together Video Tutorial
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Online Workshop Includes
Discussion board & Gallery: The discussion board is a great way to interact with other users in the Online Workshop. 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 Online Workshop 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 ≈ 113 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 R8649
Product Type Online Workshop
Author/Designer Christi Friesen
Runtime 113 minutes
Technique Clay, Jewelry
Project Bracelets, Earrings, Necklaces, Pendants, Pins & Brooches
Difficulty Level Intermediate, Experienced
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