Going Modern: Polymer Clay Earring Projects

Instructor Bio: 
136 minutes

Join master polymer clay artist Anke Humpert, and learn how to create an assortment of modern dimensional polymer clay earrings you will love to wear!

Anke is brilliant at making polymer clay look fresh and modern. If you have wanted to try polymer, or up your design and construction skills this is a great place to start.

Watch Anke close-up and learn her techniques for making and designing an assortment of earring ideas. See how she starts with a particular shape and makes the components fit the style you want.

Anke will complete your earring by showing you a great way to make your own wire earring hooks making sure your earrings look fabulous plus are comfortable to wear.

These techniques are adaptable to a variety of styles.

Imagine all the possibilities.

Included in your purchase is a PDF with notes and online resources.

You can re-watch all your CRAFTCAST purchases as many times as you like.

No experience necessary.

Covered In This Class: 
  • Preparing polymer clay

  • Combining textures

  • Design and shape possibilities

  • Mix and match custom colors
  • Create your own patterns
  • Making earring findings
Materials Used In This Class: 
  • Even work surface
  • Clay dedicated pasta or Clay Condition machine
  • Flexible Clay Blade
  • Needle tool
  • Craft knife
  • Ruler
  • Acrylic roller
  • Ceramic tiles in small sizes
  • Hollow bead maker or small heat resistant bowls
  • Kitchen paper towels
  • Small paint brush and water in a container
  • Notebook and pen, blank index cards, scissors
  • Coarse sanding paper
  • Wet/dry sanding paper

Basic Wire tool box:

  • flush cutter
  • round nose pliers
  • jewellery file
  • ruler
  • tape measure
  • 18 gauge wire

Additional tools for wire work (optional):

  • Curved chain- nose pliers
  • Flat nose pliers
  • Nylon-jaw pliers
  • Large bail-making pliers

Included with the video download, a PDF filled with notes the resource links you need to get started.