Rock Cuff Bracelets: Imitating Nature using Polymer with Melanie Muir

Rock Cuff Bracelets: Imitating Nature using Polymer

Instructor Bio: 
100 minutes

Watch this instructional how-to live recording and learn from internationally known Polymer Artist, Melanie Muir, all the tips and tricks you need to create polymer pieces to create and assemble your own “Rock Cuff”.

Ms. Muir demonstrates how she combines and creates her materials to mimic graphic effects found in nature.

See how she builds her organic colorful shapes and finishes them off with her particular surface treatment, including her own mokume gane.

Melanie will show you how to combine colors to create interesting graphics, and where she draws her inspiration

You will be inspired to create your own unique patterns to combine into a stunning custom bracelee.

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Covered In This Class: 
  • Materials and supplies needed
  • Constructing the basic form
  • Creating a “rock” like graphic surface pattern
  • How to finish your piece like a pro
  • Baking how-to instructions
  • Tips for stringing it all together
Materials Used In This Class: 
  • Smooth work surface
  • Pasta machine
  • Tissue blades
  • Melanie's Templates
  • Needle tool or fine knitting needle
  • Textured sponge
  • Liquid Polymer Clay
  • Scrap clay
  • Glass jar
  • Scalpel
  • Acrylic roller
  • Texture Sheets
  • Cutting templates
  • Layout/Rag Paper
  • Polyester Wadding
  • Small sharp scissors
  • Clay Shaper
  • Wet n dry sandpapers
  • Super glue gel

Included is a class handout filled with photos, notes and all the resource information you need to get started.

Join the discussion!

Love, love, love these..I've tried a few just by looking at your cuffs, but not as clean as I'd like. I need to see the technique.

You can learn the techniques from this video! :)