Learn to Make Photopolymer Plates with Barbara Becker Simon

Learn to Make Photopolymer Plates

Instructor Bio: 
75 minutes

Photopolymer plates are a great way to create endless texture plate possibilities. Use on metal clay, polymer clay, scrapbooking or any moldable surface.

Ms. Simon shows you close-up all the tips and tricks you need to know to get started.

Knowing how to make your own photopolymer plates for texturing is indispensable for polymer and metal clay artists.

You won't believe how easy it is to adapt your designs, set up the equipment, and start producing wonderful textures that will set your work apart from the crowd.

*BONUS* Barbara will share her tips on using your PPP plates for creating enameling surfaces on metal clay.

No experience necessary.

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Covered In This Class: 
  • correct image prepping
  • image placement considerations
  • types of pp plates available
  • how to use UV source
  • making perfect exposures
  • how-to care for your PPP’s for multiple uses
Materials Used In This Class: 
  • Photo polymer plate
  • Mat knife or other similar cutting tool
  • Steel ruler, 12” or longer
  • 2 sheets of glass
  • Bubble wrap
  • 4 Bull clamps
  • Design transparency
  • UV light and set up
  • Black plastic
  • Timer
  • Soft brush
  • Tepid water
  • Hair dryer

Included in your purchase is the FULL recording of the entire LIVE class, plus a PDF with photos, notes and online resources.

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