Painted Polymer Fossil Talisman with Staci L. Smith

Painted Polymer Fossil Talisman

Instructor Bio: 
82 minutes

Watch up and coming polymer clay artist Staci Smith and learn to create an organically-inspired painted polymer statement piece necklace.

Staci shows you how to shape and form an organic focal piece using natural textures and shapes and adding some complimentary organic beads in a variety of color, size and texture to complete your piece.

Ms. Smith demonstrates how she blends and mixes her painting techniques creating organic and aged effects, plus learn to add a crackle pattern to the surface to finish off the look. Staci shares her technique for sealing the polymer properly, so it remains brilliant for many years to come.

Learn from Ms. Smith the best way to combine your polymer beads and other elements into an asymmetrical design, using raw sari silk, wire and accent beads to create a dramatic and unique necklace.

Don’t miss this special presentation from a wonderful new artist!

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

No experience necessary.

Covered In This Class: 
  • Creating organic and natural clay surfaces
  • Crackle paint techniques
  • Surface finishes
  • Using found objects for textures
  • Design an asymmetrical design
  • Creative ideas with Sari silk
Materials Used In This Class: 
  • 1 block Sculpey Premo Polymer Clay
  • Alcohol inks
  • Deco art One Step crackle medium
  • Acrylic Paint
  • Sealer
  • Bronze donuts
  • Sari silk
  • Cable chain
  • “S” clasp
  • 10 feet Copper wire
  • Brushes
  • Rubbing alcohol
  • Water
  • Scotch brite pad
  • Work surface for polymer
  • Needle tool
  • Polymer clay roller
  • Organic textures
  • Wire cutter
  • Round nose pliers
  • Chain nose pliers

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.