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Creating Jewelry with Polymer Clay

A course by Marisa Clemente
Artist. Bremen, Germany.
Joined February 2020
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Learn polymer clay modeling techniques to create custom necklaces

  • Best seller Portuguese with subtitles in English
  • 100% positive reviews (368)
  • 9745 students

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Learn polymer clay modeling techniques to create custom necklaces



Portuguese with subtitles in English
  • 100% positive reviews (368)
  • 9745 students
  • 18 lessons (3h 1m)
  • 26 additional resources (10 files)
  • Online and at your own pace
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  • Audio: Portuguese
  • Portuguese, Spanish, English, German, Italian, French, Polish, Dutch
  • Level: Beginner
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Polymer clay is an incredibly versatile modeling material that allows for countless possibilities when it comes to creating necklaces and artisanal jewelry pieces. Artist Marisa Clemente, founder of The Folky Fox brand, specializes in the craft and teaches you how to give shape to your own necklaces with this course.

Discover how to create three custom jewelry pieces using a series of modeling techniques with polymer clay. Marisa guides you through each step of the process, from preparing the clay to the final details. By the end of the course, you will be capable of creating your own nature-inspired signature pieces, in an easy and fun way.

What will you learn in this online course?

Course table of contents

  • U1
    U1. Introduction
  • U2
    U2. Know the materials, conceptualization and design
  • U3
    U3. Hands on
  • U4
    U4. Time to color
  • U5
    U5. Finishing and disseminating your art around the world
  • FP
    FP Final project
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Start off by getting to know Marisa and how she created her brand: The Folky Fox. See how she began working with polymer clay and learn about the artists that inspire her work.

In the second unit, go through all the material you need and learn how to model with polymer clay. Marisa teaches the characteristics of the material, her favorite brands, and gives you some advice on how to store and bake your creations.

Create a mood board to find inspiration and start sketching your first ideas. See how to establish an effective methodology for modeling your pieces

Next, it’s time to get your hands dirty! Use your sketch as a reference to start modeling your three pieces of polymer clay: an owl, a rabbit, and a fox with flowers. Go through all the steps, from preparing your clay, modeling from base to the last details, and baking.

Move onto painting your items with acrylic paint. Marisa teaches you how to prepare a color palette and how to achieve different effects. Learn how to assemble your necklaces and protect your work with a layer of varnish.

Lastly, Marisa gives some advice on how to promote your work on social media with some effective marketing strategies for Instagram.

What is this course's project?

Create three jewelry items with polymer clay using different modeling and painting techniques to create a necklace for each piece.

Projects by course students

Who is this online course for?

For all those who want to learn the basic concepts of modeling with polymer clay or perfect their techniques, either as a hobby or for professional reasons.

Requirements and materials

No previous experience is required, but if you have some experience in making handicrafts you’ll find the course easier.

As for materials, you’ll need polymer clay and liquid polymer. You’ll also need modeling tools, acrylic paint, polymer clay varnish, paintbrushes, access to a standard home oven, chains for your necklace, tweezers, and the eagerness to work with your hands.


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Marisa Clemente

A course by Marisa Clemente

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Marisa Clemente is a Portuguese artist living in Germany. Although her first connection to art was through pencils and paper, she was exposed to the world of ceramics from a young age, with a family background in the craft.

She started experimenting with modeling clay as a hobby and quickly fell in love with the material’s potential. In 2017, she transformed her hobby into a business by creating her own brand named The Folky Fox to share and sell her exclusive creations.


Content

  • U1

    Introduction

    • Presentation
    • Influences
    • What will we do in the course?
  • U2

    Know the materials, conceptualization and design

    • Tools and materials
    • Getting to know polymer clay better
    • Mood board
    • Outline and strategy
  • U3

    Hands on

    • Owl Modeling 1
    • Owl Modeling 2
    • Rabbit modeling
    • Modeling the fox and its flowers 1
    • Modeling the fox and its flowers 2
  • U4

    Time to color

    • Color, preparation and conceptualization
    • Painting
    • Latest details
  • U5

    Finishing and disseminating your art around the world

    • Varnish and chain
    • Conservation and shipping of parts
    • Publishing your art on social networks
  • FP

    Final project

    • Creating Jewelry with Polymer Clay

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Creating Jewelry with Polymer Clay. Craft course by Marisa Clemente Best seller

Creating Jewelry with Polymer Clay

A course by Marisa Clemente
Artist. Bremen, Germany.
Joined February 2020
  • 100% positive reviews (368)
  • 9745 students