The Booth Library in Newtown has an exhibit of polymer clay art with items on display by Tracy VanBuskirk and Lisa Procaccini. BOH are there too! The exhibit will be in place thru the end of May. Come visit if you find yourself in the area.
Agenda Demo - Lori Michels - “Fordite” Pen Covering and Sanding- Working Demo Discussion about Clay ConneCTion 2016 Retreat Guidelines Link - See if we have you signed up for something ;-) Discussion about the Guild Website Relaunch - going “Live” Monday 5/16 (Wish me luck! - Sharon) Discussion - Clay Day/BOH workshop at West [...]
Traveling Exhibit at the West Haven Library ~ May and June Clay Day Saturday, June 4 from 11:30am - 4:45pm Ready to try something new? To explore your artistic side (even if you think you don't have one)? Do you like trying new things at no cost to [...]
Pictures from Michelle Pini's Image Transfers on Polymer Clay Class - Weekend of Clay Michelle showing us various examples of her transfers and surface treatments. Michelle shows how she applies mica powders, and cuts and assembles her pendants .
Pictures from Lisa Gauthier's Weekend of Clay Class - Bargello in Clay Lisa, getting ready to show us her many examples of the bargello "caning" MANY Examples of her Bargello Caning Above are examples of Bargello Canes Lisa made to show us. Click [...]
Pictures from Debbie Goodrow's Weekend of Clay Class - Ode to Spring Debbie's Ode to Spring Class. Birdies enjoying the first bloom poking through the snow. Debbie explaining the fine details and design elements. Showing how to apply the veneer. A nice smooth seam! A reminder [...]
Pictures from Diane Villano's Mica Shift Class - Weekend of Clay Diane showing how to align the mica particles. Some examples of Blends of Gold Mica Shift Some examples of Graphite Mica Shift A wide variety of colors and wonderful effects!
Clay ConneCTion 2016 Join us for an inspiring, relaxing, long weekend with informal demonstrations and plenty of sharing and learning in an open studio setting. We welcome polymer clay enthusiasts of all skill levels. DATE: Thursday, July 28 through Sunday July 31, 2016 PLACE: Connecticut College in New London, CT Work area: a very large [...]
Here are some pictures from the Loretta Lam Workshop held November 7 & 8. The class description from Loretta: Balancing Act Designing a balanced necklace is easy. Put one large element in the middle and surround it with smaller ones on each side. [...]
We are able to extend the showing of our Traveling Exhibit through mid-March at the New Haven Free Public Library. The exhibit is colorful and has been well received. It will be on display until Friday March 18. Hope you can stop by and check it out!
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 [...]
Road trip to Franklin MA for the guild meeting of the New England Polymer Artists Guild. The meetings are held at Ann Marie Donovan's home. (during the week she runs a daycare, so there is plenty of room) Meetings start at 10am with guild business discussed, then the rest of the meeting is open for [...]
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.
The vote is in and classes have been selected for the 2016 SCPCG Weekend of Clay! Dates: Saturday March 5 & Sunday March 6 at the Foxon Firehouse, 1420 North High Street, (intersection of Route 80 & North High St) in East Haven. The classes are: Saturday, 9:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. - Mica Magic [...]
The Guild's Traveling was set up at the Ives (Main) Branch of the New Haven Free Public Library on February 1 and will be there for the whole month. Hope you can stop by to see it. The exhibit contains handcrafted works created by our members from polymer clay and some mixed media. Items range [...]
Mark your calendars, Clay ConneCTion 2016 will be held at Connecticut College July 28-31, 2016.