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:
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!
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.
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.
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.
Learn the first steps of crafting with polymer clay and prepare your first earrings.
Learn an easy but original way of embellishing your earrings.
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.
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.
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.
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.
In this lecture you will prepare three different navy designs.
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.
Strengthen your knowledge and boost your creativity by doing some additional exercises.
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.
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.