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

Start making your own creative polymer clay jewelry.
4.7 (10 ratings)
Instead of using a simple lifetime average, Udemy calculates a course's star rating by considering a number of different factors such as the number of ratings, the age of ratings, and the likelihood of fraudulent ratings.
45 students enrolled
Created by Barbora Koch
Last updated 8/2017
English
Current price: $10 Original price: $35 Discount: 71% off
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Includes:
  • 36 mins on-demand video
  • 6 Articles
  • 2 Supplemental Resources
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
What Will I 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
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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 tool 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 is the target audience?
  • Crafty people
  • Beginners with little or no previous experience with polymer clay and jewelry making
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Curriculum For This Course
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Intro
1 Lecture 02:49

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
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Material & Tools
3 Lectures 04:48

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
02:16
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Basic Stud Earrings
5 Lectures 16:18

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
00:29
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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
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Inspiration for Future Projects
2 Lectures 02:49

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
02:45

Inspiration for Future Projects
00:03
About the Instructor
Barbora Koch
4.7 Average rating
10 Reviews
45 Students
1 Course
Creative crafts instructor

All the lectures are provided by Maja and Barbora.

Maja is working and experimenting with polymer clay techniques many years, she started teaching these techniques approximately in 2012. She is also a tutor of other creative courses in her private studio.

Barbora is Maja’s former student and polymer clay enthusiast driven by curiosity. Although she started later with polymer clay, she has many years of teaching experience in other fields.