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Making Miniature Food in Polymer Clay
(January 30 – February 13)

January 30, 2021 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

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An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Saturday, repeating until February 13, 2021

This workshop is exactly what it sounds like! Using polymer clay, and a few other materials, students will create realistic, miniature food items for use as charms or in dollhouse scenes. Students are required to provide their own supplies and materials. Instructor: Dina Gjertsen

Class #1: An introduction to polymer clay techniques. We will make loaves of realistic bread, toast and sandwiches.

Class#2: Caning with polymer clay. We will make a miniature realistic sushi cane and create tiny sushi plates and scenes. Toothpicks to cut in half for chopsticks are a nice addition.

Class #3: Brownie ice cream sundaes, cakes and pies. Bottle caps for pie plates are needed.

Materials required:

  • A large sampler pack of Sculpey (optional: an extra block of both white and translucent)
  • A basic sculpting tools kit with metal tools – especially needle tools and flat
  • Some old paintbrushes, a used toothbrush, toothpicks, large needles, tinfoil scraps and old plastic gift cards (for cutters) are also useful.
  • A container of translucent liquid Sculpey is essential for many of the projects.
  • Chalk pastels, specifically brown & yellow ochre

Three, 1-hour live Zoom sessions

Saturdays, January 30 – February 13, 2021, 11:00 am – 12:00 pm (EST)
Level: Suitable for all levels
Student Age Group: Youth ages 10 – 13
Class size: Minimum 4 / Maximum 12
Fees: Members $20 / Nonmembers $25

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THIS IS AN ONLINE CLASS. A Zoom link will be delivered to you upon confirmation of registration. You must have Zoom installed on your computer or device to attend this workshop.


January 30, 2021
11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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