$60

Kato's Two Objets d'Art Spinner Rings with Donna Kato

Students will learn how to make two objets d'art rings with spinning elements. The first is a golden polymer confection and the second a colorful floral statement piece. They're also toys! Additionally, students will learn to make their own convex draping forms, how to create patterned sheets and how to make durable polymer rings - that aren't clunky! This class is presented in 2 parts and includes a downloadable pdf handout - attached to Part 1.
$60
Intermediate
64:11
   
64:11

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Materials List:
Polymer clay - 1 package each Gold, black, white - Kato Polyclay
Polymer Clay - 1 package each Magenta, Yellow, Ultra Blue
Liquid Clay
Repel Gel or other polymer resist agent
Acrylic rod
Marxit or ruler
Brush for liquid clay
Nublade or other clay blade
Needle tool
Heavy gauge wire - 14 to 18 gauge
Wire cutters and flat nose pliers
Ring form
Deli paper
Tape
Assorted circle cutters - pictured Rose Cutter Set and small round Kemper cutters
Shape cutters - small, maximum 1" dia.
Assorted drill bits
Sculpture or dental smoothing tool
Large ball stylus
Templates - paper, pen, scissors
Assorted smooth round oven proof forms - these are approx. 2 1/2" diameter at their base
Clay Yo! Texturing sponges
Unmounted pattern stamps

Not pictured:
Pasta machine
Ceramic tile
Baking soda and an oven proof baking dish
Heat gun
Coarse and Medium Grit sanding blocks
Water spray bottle
Coarse sheet sandpaper
Bamboo skewer
Optional: The Clay Yo! Centering Template



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Donna Kato

Donna Kato

Donna Kato owes her career in clay to procrastination. You see, she was supposed to find a demonstrator for Kemper Enterprises at what was then known as the ACCI Show, and she didn’t. Having painted herself into that corner, she had no choice but to demo her way out.

Having been born with that “sure, I can do it” attitude, she forged ahead into what were parts unknown and discovered she really liked demonstrating, she really liked the art and craft industry. Through demonstrating, she discovered she loved to teach! She already loved polymer clay so she...
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