Intro to Polymer Clay: Beads and Buttons • July 23; Proof of Vaccination Required Upon Registration. Thank You!

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Saturday, July 23, 1 – 4 pm

Laura Burlis

Polymer clay is brightly colored, oven-baked clay that lends itself to effects that look intricate but are accessible to beginners. Learn the basic principles of polymer clay: how to purchase, condition, store, and bake it. Explore several millefiori cane techniques – including spiral, bullseye, and checkerboard canes – to make colorful combinations of clay into tubes, and then slice to reveal the designs inside. Make an assortment of geometrically based bead and button shapes, and leave with your cane samples and the knowledge you need to embellish your own textile creations. Great for beginners! Materials fee $15, payable to the instructor at the time of class.

This is an in-person class, which requires proof of COVID-19 vaccination. Click here to submit your proof of vaccination. Proof of vaccination must be received 3 days (72 hours) before class, or your registration is subject to cancellation with a full refund of your payment.

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Instructor Bio:

Ten years ago, the medium of polymer clay captured Laura Burlis’ imagination and she has been developing her own style of working with it ever since. Burlis teaches polymer clay workshops throughout the Twin Cities and has shown her work at fairs and galleries including the Minnesota State Fair. In 2016, she completed a two-year mentorship with Layl McDill through the Women’s Art Registry of Minnesota; she also studied at the Queensland School of Art, Australia, L’Accademia di Belle Arti, Italy, and the Minneapolis College of Art and Design. Most recently, Burlis was Artist in Residence at Glacier National Park in Montana in 2017.

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