Jackie McKinney demonstrated her style of flower making at our February guild meeting. She had quite a collection of flowers! There were Peonies, Poinsettias, Daisies, and other flowers in a variety of colors! We can't wait for Spring! Here's a grouping of flowers and some tools used. Poinsettia flower in the [...]
Our December meeting was held on 12/10/16 at the Hagaman Library in East Haven. December meetings are usually the second Saturday in December, instead of our usual third Saturday meeting schedule. We had a great time! Plenty of goodies were donated for the Tag Sale and all kinds of wonderful food had been brought [...]
Debbie Goodrow and Dorian Merriman-Boddy teamed up to demo Inka-Gold and Gilders' Paste at the October guild meeting. Debbie was lucky to find some Inka-Gold colors on clearance at Hobby Lobby. There are 20 different colors. Deb used the Inka-Gold between layers of polymer clay for a mokume-gane effect. Inka-Gold can [...]
Christy Sherman demonstrated how she makes flowers at our June guild meeting. She showed us her process to make irises, roses, and calla lilies. Christy started with a Skinner blend and cut out the shapes. Here is the assembled flower. Notice the texture she added to the petals. Sometimes she [...]
Marilyn has been having fun experimenting with extruding polymer canes and combining with different colors to create different patterns. Sometimes her results are planned and sometimes they are happy "accidents". The single slices show the elements that were combined to create the extruded patterns. She had so much fun [...]
Our April Meeting Demo was given by Carole Monahan. She showed us her prints made with a Gelli plate on paper. Prints can also be done on Polymer Clay. You can see how much fun she had with all the samples she brought to show us! Carole extruded shapes from a [...]
Our December meeting was held on 12/19/15. It's usually on the 2nd Saturday, but there was a conflict in scheduling with the library. It's always a great time! Plenty of goodies were donated for the Tag Sale and all kinds of wonderful food had been brought in to share. Lots of great items [...]
No demo was scheduled for the August meeting, so we decided to play around with extruding canes.