Classes & Teen Camp

NEW! Polymer Clay Art Class in Devon, PA

Learn the creative art and craft of polymer clay with Wendy Merron, an Award-Winning Polymer Clay artist in Devon., PA.

WHO IS THIS FOR?

Artists and Creatives
Teens who want to make Jewelry and Sweet Gnomes
Retired people who want a creative and fulfilling hobby

Many people who don’t feel artistic find it easy to create with polymer clay!

WHAT IS POLYMER CLAY?

Polymer clay is a clean clay that never dries out and is easy to use. Unlike traditional clay, which requires a kiln for firing, polymer clay hardens when baked in a conventional or toaster oven, making it a convenient option for anyone to enjoy a fun hobby at home.

Polymer clay can be molded and shaped into a myriad of forms, ranging from intricate jewelry to detailed figurines.

The beauty of polymer clay lies in its ability to retain fine details, allowing for sophisticated and minute textural designs. The clay comes in a spectrum of colors that can be blended easily, offering unlimited possibilities for creativity.

At the end of your four-week class, you’ll bring home a gnome and a pair of beautiful custom earrings.

At the end of the Polymer Art Class, you’ll take home an item you are proud of; a pair of beautiful earrings, a trinket bowl, custom buttons, a one-of-a-kind votive holder, or a sweet gnome! Almost anything you can think of can be made out of polymer clay.

Here are some examples of what my friends and I have made with polymer clay:

ABOUT THE CLASS

During this 4-week semi-private Polymer Art Class, you’ll learn the basic techniques and skills to enjoy working effectively with polymer clay to make earrings, beads, trinket bowls, gnomes, sculptures, and more!

Special effects can be achieved by adding materials like glitter, mica powders, or even embedding items directly into the clay.

During your art class you’ll learn:

  • The different brands and types of polymer clay.
  • Which Polymer Clay Brand is best for you
  • How to Safely Store and Condition Polymer Clay
  • What tools are needed
  • How to make a Polymer Veneer
  • How to Properly Cure Polymer Clay
  • How to make a Skinner Blend
  • How to Make Polymer Clay Complex Canes…and more!

You’ll join Wendy in her 3rd Floor Studio and start to create with polymer clay immediately. Everything you need will be there. Just bring your smile and a desire to play!

You’ll also take home your supplies to continue to enjoy making almost anything you can think of. Your supplies include an acrylic Clay Roller, Slicing Blade, and eight 2 oz packages of Sculpey Premo Clay

Polymer Art Class Dates & Times

JUNE POLYMER CLAY ART CLASS 1

Maximum 4 students
DATES: TUESDAYS: JUNE 4, 11, 18, 25
TIME: 12:30 – 3:00 PM
COST: $200 + $35 for Supplies
JUNE POLYMER CLAY ART CLASS 2

Maximum 4 students
DATES: THURSDAYS, JUNE 6, 13, 20, 27
TIME: 12:30 – 3:00 PM
COST: $200 + $35 for Supplies
JUNE POLYMER CLAY ART CLASS 3

Maximum 6 students
DATES: SATURDAYS, JUNE 8, 15, 22, 29
TIME: 12:30 – 3:00 PM
COST: $200 + $35 for Supplies
JULY POLYMER CLAY ART CLASS 4

Maximum 6 students
DATES: TUESDAYS, JULY 2, 9, 16, 23
TIME: 1:30 – 4:00 PM
COST: $200 + $35 for Supplies

REGISTER FOR CLASS 1, 2, 3, or 4


POLYMER SUMMER ART CAMP FOR TEENS


POLYMER SUMMER ART CAMP FOR TEENS in JULY
Maximum 6 students

POLYMER CLAY CAMP WEEK 1 JULY 8 – 12
POLYMER CLAY CAMP WEEK 2 JULY 15 -19

COST: $235 + $40 for Supplies

Choose one week or both weeks

NOTE: Wendy’s studio is on the 3rd floor, stairs only

Questions? Schedule a call with Wendy  or call 610-687-1047

Introduction to Polymer Clay

  • Understanding different brands and types of polymer clay.

Basic Tools and Materials

  • Identification and proper use of essential tools like rolling pins, cutters, blades, and sculpting tools.

Conditioning Clay

  • Techniques for softening and conditioning polymer clay for easy manipulation

Color Mixing

  • Mixing and blending clay colors to create custom shades

Rolling and Cutting

  • Rolling out clay evenly
  • Cutting shapes and patterns using various tools

Texturing and Surface Techniques

  • Creating textures on the clay surface using tools or found objects

Baking

  • Understanding the baking process and temperature
  • Tips for preventing common issues like cracking or burning

Questions? Schedule a call with Wendy