Saturday, November 24, 2012

Kaleidoscope Canes–Polymer Clay

I had a great class today at Capricorn Community House, Yanchep. The students first of all learnt to make a ‘skinner blend ‘and then a kaleidoscope cane. This cane known as a complex cane is not really very hard to make as it is made of one large cane, reduced and cut into six segments.
A Skinner Blend is a technique allowing the even gradient blending of two or more colours of clay, developed by Judith Skinner. Here are some photos of my students making the skinner blends.
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We made several canes and then grouped them together.
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We then reduced the cane and then formed into a triangle shape, cut it into three segments. Then put the three segments together , cut this in half and put them together to form a hexagon.
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We made a couple of items before the end of class.
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Shelley’s pendant and earrings                                                                   Barbara’s Brooch                                                                                                 Julie’s pendant that matches her dress


Angie said...

What a great workshop!

Bebedores do Gondufo said...

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