Simple Silk Screening: Making Colorful Polymer Clay Pendants with Syndee Holt

Simple Silk Screening: Making Colorful Polymer Clay Pendants

Instructor: 
Duration: 
105 minutes

Ms. syndee shows exactly how to use her favorite silk screen kit that contains a variety of patterns to choose from.

But that is only the beginning!

She then shows step-by step how to add color to create elegant colorful patterns with dimension and metallic shine.

Watch as syndee shows you how to take your personalized silk screen pattern and create a hollow polymer pendant to use as a focal bead or as a stand alone statement piece.

You'll learn lots of tips and tricks for adding a bail plus baking and finishing in this class.

BONUS syndee shows you how to make earrings from your bits and pieces PLUS using silicone molds to add 3D effects with your silkscreened polymer AND how to add color with your favorite stamps and markers!

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

No experience necessary.

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

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Covered In This Class: 
  • choosing the right polymer clay
  • using acrylics, metallics and alcohol inks on polymer
  • prepping clay
  • silkscreening do’s and don’ts
  • creating a hollow bead
  • using an extruder
  • constructing and adding a bail
  • finishing and baking tips and tricks
Materials Used In This Class: 
  • Sculpey Souffle Igloo (1 package will do 4 silk screens)
  • Premo! Accents Gold (1 package will do 4 silk screens)
  • Premo! Black clay (1 package will make at least 3 frames)
  • Sculpey Silk Screen kit (contains 4 sheets of silk screens, 2 colors of paint and a paddle)
  • Sculpey Hollow Bead Maker
  • Sculpey Circle Cutters
  • sharp blade like a tissue blade or Sculpey Super Slicer
  • pasta machine for making even layers
  • extruder (I use Makins Ultimate Clay Extruder)
  • Assorted acrylic paints (I recommend the Jacquard Lumiere & Neopaque Exciter Pack Small craft brush
  • bowl or basin for water to wash the screens
  • paper towels
  • alcohol markers – I recommend the Blick Studio markers or the Chameleon Color Tones
  • small rhinestones (optional)
  • small circle cutter from Sculpey Mini Cutters – Basic Shapes (optional)
  • clear instant dry glue
Bonus: 

BONUS syndee shows you how to make earrings from your bits and pieces PLUS using silicone molds to add 3D effects with your silkscreened polymer AND how to add color with your favorite stamps and markers!

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.

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

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