Polymer Clay Workshops at Lunes Bijoux

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The classes are now in full swing and bookings are being taken as places are limited. Workshops can be scheduled to suit an individuals needs. I have also scheduled some dates for convenience this month. Please refer to “my agenda”.

Below are the course specifics:

Polymer Clay Classes at Lunes Bijoux

When: classes are available all year round and can be arranged to suit an individual’s times & needs.

Where: Lunes Bijoux has a dedicated craft area for classes.

Participants: 1 – 4. There is no minimum class number; however for convenience polymer clay classes are restricted to 4 participants in any one session. Classes can be designed to suit the age range & needs.

Price: 30 € beginners / 50 € Intermediate

Length of classes: 5 – 7 hours. This can be over two days (does not have to be two consecutive days) or a full day. Participants are responsible for arranging their own lunch. Picnic site available in the village or Restaurant La Luciole (open every lunchtime except Wednesday)

What’s included: tuition, 120g of clay (your choice of colours), tools, oven for curing, varnish, glue & refreshments.

What’s not included: jewellery findings and objects (these can be purchased on the day from the studio.)

What you need to know: Reservations are necessary; payment for the class on arrival is required.

You need to bring: an apron, any specific objects you may want to use / cover (most plastics will melt when cured!)


Polymer Clay Classes – Lunes Bijoux

Polymer Clay 1 Beginners (30€)

You will learn how to:

  • Condition & roll polymer clay
  • Make simple polymer clay canes: bull’s eye, striped, spiral, cookie cutter & checkerboard
  • Reduce & slice canes
  • Roll different shaped beads

From these techniques you will have the opportunity to create*:

  • Beads
  • A simple pendant
  • Fridge magnets
  • Bookmarks
  • Key rings

Polymer Clay 2 Beginners (30€)

You will learn how to:

  • Condition & roll polymer clay
  • Make complex polymer clay canes: flowers, abstract, pyramid, skinner blends
  • Reduce, slice & extend canes
  • Roll different shaped beads
  • Spiral techniques

From these techniques you will have the opportunity to create*:

  • Beads
  • A range of jewellery
  • Fridge magnets
  • Bookmarks
  • Pens
  • Napkin rings
  • Champagne / wine stoppers
  • Key rings

*the choice is yours; it may be possible to make several objects depending on how you use your clay. Findings are not included (pendant hangers, magnets, brooch pins, pens, stoppers etc., but they can be purchased on the day)

Polymer Clay 3 Intermediate (50€)

You will learn how to:

  • Mix your own colour palette
  • Use a clay gun
  • Advanced skinner blends
  • Marbling
  • Mokume Gane techniques
  • Reduce, slice & extend canes

Beyond the classes……

It is possible to reserve the craft centre in order to make your own creations without tuition. The use of the table, polymer clay tools & oven are all available.

10€ per person per session – maximum 3 hours / 4 people.

(Please note – this does not include clay, tools, finishings etc, all of which can be purchased on site.)

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