Original Price: $43.00

Special Rate: $23.65

Blue Butterfly Cane with Jane Zhao

By: Jane Zhao

Artist Jane Zhao will lead you step by step to create one of her signature canes, the realistic Blue Butterfly Cane, in this intermediate to advanced CraftArtEdu caning class. She will then teach you how to turn your butterfly into a pendant, beads, and a realistic butterfly piece. 2 Broadcasts.

Original Price: $43.00

Special Rate: $23.65


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• Polymer clay
     o Premo: Black 2 lb., Gold 4 oz., Orange 2 oz., Purple pearl 6 oz., Turquoise 8 oz., Ultramarine Blue 1 lb., White 1 lb., White Glitter 10 oz., Pearl 1 oz.
     o Sculpey III: Translucent 1 lb and 12 oz.
     o Fimo Soft: Translucent 1 lb and 12 oz., Metallic Blue 2 oz.

• Head pins 1.5” long (two for one butterfly antennae)
• Zap-A-Gap (bonds the head pins to polymer clay)
• A pendant base made of metal, glass or wood (for making a pendant)
• Beads and wire, as desired to make jewelry

• A large piece of glass or tile for work surface (12” x 16” or larger)
• Glass mat (it is easier for cutting)
• Pasta machine
• Tissue blade
• Bead hole maker
• Sandpapers (400 to 8000 grid)
• Vaseline (after sanding, it will make beads shine)
• 2 pieces aluminum foil (hold butterfly shape when it is baking)
• 8” square ceramic tile (for a large butterfly)
• 4” square ceramic tile (for a small butterfly)

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Jane Zhao

Jane Zhao

Jane is a certified instructor of oil and acrylic painting. Her Polymer Clay works of art are featured in many books and magazines and she teaches painting and polymer clay techniques. She is a “traveling teacher” sharing her art and passion worldwide.

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