Learn to Make Polymer Clay Jewelry
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Learn to Make Polymer Clay Jewelry

Start making your own creative polymer clay jewelry.
4.5 (55 ratings)
Course Ratings are calculated from individual students’ ratings and a variety of other signals, like age of rating and reliability, to ensure that they reflect course quality fairly and accurately.
281 students enrolled
Created by Barbora Koch
Last updated 4/2020
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This course includes
  • 1 hour on-demand video
  • 11 articles
  • 2 downloadable resources
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
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What you'll learn
  • Create and design own polymer clay jewelry.
  • Learn basic principles of working with polymer clay and jewelry making basics
  • Have some great products to share with your friends and family
Requirements
  • Polymer clay, few tools and jewelry components will have to be purchased
  • The course is designed in a budget friendly way. Only minimum initial investment is required, some professional tools are substituted with normal household items
Description

The course is suitable for all crafty people who would like to start making their own jewelry. It is a beginners course and it doesn't require any previous experience with working with polymer clay or jewelry making. 

Next to the basics, the student will learn creative techniques how to make their jewelry unique. Everything is shown step by step, the student can try it next to playing the course. It will take one or two days to complete the course, but few more weeks of practice for the best results. The course is covering:

  • basic principles of working with polymer clay 
  • basic techniques of creating polymer clay jewelry
  • several ways of embellishing the jewelry
  • tips and ideas for next projects

Because it is a beginners course, it was designed to require minimal initial investment. We are using just tools which are really necessary and if it is possible, we always try to choose regular household tools which most people have at home.

In the end the student will have good overview of possibilities and ability to continue by combining these methods according to own creativity.

This hobby will become an unlimited supply of gifts for friends and family, some more crafty people can even start selling their products and earn some money as well!




Who this course is for:
  • Crafty people
  • Beginners with little or no previous experience with polymer clay and jewelry making
Course content
Expand all 22 lectures 01:08:57
+ Intro
2 lectures 03:37

Discover what the course is about, what you will learn and what you will be able to do after taking the course.

Preview 02:49

First and the most important information for you, if you never have worked with the polymer clay before is overview of the process.

First Information
00:48
+ Material & Tools
4 lectures 05:45

Short information and recommendations for choosing the right polymer clay.

Which polymer clay shall I buy?
01:00

Material and tools necessary to start making your own jewelry are introduced in this lesson. In the .pdf you will find short description again, the document can be used as a shopping list as well.

Material & Tools
01:32

Polymer clay can be stored for a very long time, even several years. There are some rules or recommendations which will help you to keep your clay in good condition.

Storing Polymer Clay
01:00

Always when you start a new hobby or any new activity you probably have plenty of questions. We put some of the basic Q&A together and here are the crucial polymer clay beginner’s questions answered.

5 Polymer Clay Beginner’s Questions Answered
02:12
+ Basic Stud Earrings
5 lectures 16:16

Learn the first steps of crafting with polymer clay and prepare your first earrings.

Basic Stud Earrings
05:07

Learn an easy but original way of embellishing your earrings.

Lace Imprint Stud Earrings
03:32

Lear basic principles of one of the most popular techniques of embellishing polymer clay jewelry. After some practice you will be ready to create stunning own designs according to your own creativity.

Preview 05:21

After creating the design, your product has to be baked. In this lesson you will learn how to bake your product properly and how to finish it.

Baking & Finishing
01:49

After getting your first experience, you are ready for experimenting on your own. Get some tips and ideas how to be creative by doing the homework.

Homework
00:27
+ Stripe Design
4 lectures 16:28

After learning the basics, you are ready to learn how to make stripes and how to work with the design. The design is very modular and very popular as well. In this lesson you will prepare a stripe block which will be used for making earrings later.

Stripes Preparation
05:04

In this lecture you will prepare three different navy designs. 

Navy Stripes Stud Earrings
08:03

After completing this lecture you will be able to start making your own creative jewelry.

You will also find out what to do with the rests of polymer clay.

Preview 02:54

Strengthen your knowledge and boost your creativity by doing some additional exercises.

Homework
00:27
+ Flower Pendants
2 lectures 11:15

Instructions and tips for the following video.

Daisy Pendant Notes & Instructions
03:25

In this demonstration you will see the whole process of the daisy pendant being made according to the written instructions from the previous lesson.


The process in the video is at 140% speed, so you don't get bored :)

Preview 07:50
+ Appliqué Technique II
3 lectures 13:05

Notes, tips and instructions for Appliqué technique flower earrings.

Appliqué Technique II Notes And Instructions
02:34

In this demonstration you will see the whole process of the earrings being made according to the instructions from the previous lesson.


The process in the video is at 140% speed, so you don't get bored :)


Music in the video:

Rhastafarian by Audionautix is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution licence (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/)

Artist: http://audionautix.com/

Preview 10:27

Collection of photograhic inspiration for color combinations for this project.

Flower Earrings Color Alternatives And Inspo
00:04
+ Inspiration for Future Projects
2 lectures 02:28

This lecture describes how to create basic rose shape and how to make rose earrings. It is a detailed photographic tutorial with inspiration at the end.

Rose Earrings
02:28
Inspiration for Future Projects
00:00