This masterclass took place on Feb 3 & 4 2018
Olga teaches workshops since 2009 and is a member of various French guilds. She has published multiple tutorials in different magazines and on the internet.
Olga started with sculptures and ceramics. Since 2001 she is hooked to making jewelry. Since 2006 she produces polymer clay jewelry, mainly focussin on techniques using ink, pastels, paint etc ...
It is a full time job since 2014. Since 2009 she teaches workshops, sharing her knowledge with students in order to develop a personal style.
The interest of this workshop is to learn how to make threaded rods in polymer clay . Students will use them to create colorful and original jewelry that can varied and can evolved. Added to this technique, the students will also discover and experiment a colored and playful surface treatments. They will mix the engraving on raw clay as well as on baked clay. The workshop will end with a matt finish on some pieces and shine finish on others. These finishes are cheap and easy but need some particular material (uv lamp)
The required level is intermediate. Participants should have some experience with polymer clay and should be able to make blends.
A few impressions from the workshop below :