Create Intricate Caning using Polymer Clay

Create Intricate Caning using Polymer Clay

Instructor Bio: 
80 minutes

Join award-winning polymer clay artist Lorrene Baum-Davis and learn to create polymer clay beads covered with an intricate "brain caning" pattern.

It’s fun to design a bead when you know how to create intricate patterns of color and line with tips for achieving a precise size. Lorrene shows you you step-by-step how to achieve this look with skinner blends and caning techniques creating a rich palette of color and design.

Learn how to easily take the necessary measurements for successful cane coverage of your beads. Then see how to skewer them for a foolproof way to bake your beads without color change or cracking.

Watch how to put it all together, learning all the tips and tricks you need to finish off a spectacular necklace of your own. Learn this creative technique from one of the top polymer clay instructors and add to your polymer clay skill set.

Don’t miss this special presentation.

The full recording and a PDF handout of resources and links is included.

No experience necessary.

Covered In This Class: 
  • Creating a one-of-a-kind "Brain Cane"
  • Kaleidoscope Cane how-to
  • Symmetrical Cane how-to
  • Making round beads consistent sizes
  • Shaping the cane
  • Making the cane into coherent shapes
  • Consistent cane thickness using plastic slicer, measurement tools and metal slicers
  • Applying slices to round beads
  • How to make a stringing hole
Materials Used In This Class: 
  • 2-4 colors of polymer clay
  • small pieces of other colors, (i.e. complimentary colors)
  • pasta machine
  • 5 inch cutting blade
  • acrylic roller
  • work surface
  • basic polymer clay tools
  • pearls
  • spacer beads

Included with the video download, a PDF filled with photos, notes and all the resources you need to get started.

Please note: PDF is not a stand-alone instructional booklet.