Create a Striped Split Chain Link Necklace with Maggie Maggio

Duration: 
82 minutes
$39.95

Watch color expert, artist and author, Ms. Maggie Maggio, and learn how to find new exciting ways to work with color while creating a dramatic split ring chain from polymer clay.

Discover how to make colors pop as well as the “must know” secrets to creating gorgeous color-washed combinations.

Follow along with Ms. Maggio and see how you can create your own unique chain necklace in polymer from picking the perfect colors to wearing your own creation.

No experience is needed, so don’t miss this opportunity to learn from a color mixing pro how to make simple adjustments to packaged clay colors for results that pop and create your own unique striped split ring chain!

Watch as Maggie reveals secrets of her "colorwash" techniques.

Learn from a color pro how to get your colors to pop everytime.

Listen as Ms. Maggio answers questions from the audience during the LIVE presentation.

 

Instructor: 

Maggie Maggio has studied and played with color for over thirty years. Trained as an architect and interior designer, Maggie discovered polymer clay in the early 1990′s and immediately recognized its potential for exploring color. As a co-founder of the Northwest Polymer Clay Guild, she was a member of the four person team that created Ravensdale ’96 , the first national polymer clay conference. In 2000-2001 she chaired the National Polymer Clay Guild’s Courting the Muse conference at Bryn Mawr College, and as Vice-President of the International Polymer Clay Association she co-chaired the 2008 Synergy I conference in Baltimore, Maryland. Maggie and Lindly Hanauni are co-authors of the book Polymer Clay Color Inspirations, recently published by Watson-Guptill/Random House. With the polymer clay book behind her, Maggie is now focusing on expanding her circle, sharing her eye-opening approach to color with artists, designers, craftsmen and crafters in all media.

Covered In This Class: 
  • All about clays and colors
  • Conditioning your materials
  • Simple color adjustments
  • Creating a striped colorwashed cane
  • Selecting “your” color palette
  • How to avoid a color combo flop
  • Creating a split ring
  • Assembling your piece
  • Successful firing tips
  • Creating a beautiful finish without sanding
Materials Used In This Class: 
  • Premo clay - 2 oz blocks: 2 Fuchsia, 2 Ultramarine, 3 Cadmium Yellow, 3 White, 2 Black and 8 oz of scrap clay
  • Pasta machine
  • stiff blade
  • tissue blade
  • corn starch & brush or pounce
  • Premo clay - 2 oz blocks: 2 Fuchsia, 2 Ultramarine, 3 Cadmium Yellow, 3 White, 2 Black and 8 oz of scrap clay
  • Pasta machine
  • stiff blade
  • tissue blade
  • corn starch & brush or pounce
  • 12 " ruler
  • masking tape
  • letter size card stock for templates - 2 pieces
  • scissors
  • chip board or index cards for baking
  • 12 " ruler
  • masking tape
  • letter size card stock for templates - 2 pieces
  • scissors
Bonus: 

Included with the cost is a PDF of class resources.