Faux Raku Pendant with Sylvie Peraud

English Version. If you like Asian pottery, you will enjoy learning how to create this lovely pendant in polymer clay. It looks like Raku pottery with intertwined vines to hold a twisted twig on its top. Join Sylvie Peraud as instructor of this CraftArtEdu class. Click here for the French Version of this class, Pendentif Raku avec Sylvie Peraud.


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• Kato Polyclay in small blocks : 1/4 of the color of your choice ; 1/2 white ; 1/4 black a lump of brown. Some scrap clay.
• Pasta machine
• Piece of translucent plastic for the template
• Piece of wood with a nice texture
• Blade and a craft knife
• Sheet of baking paper
• Needle tool
• Liquid clay
• Kato PolyPaste
• CA glue
• Piece of plasterer's grid (or drywall sanding screen)
• Sanding paper or a fine grit sanding sponge
• Texturing sponge (optional)
• Small metal brush
• Burnt umber oil paint and an old tooth brush
• Baby wipes
• Makins extruder with medium holes disc
• Heat gun
• Big round light bulb
• 1 inch of 1mm buna cord
• 2 "o" rings of 1 mm (optional)
• 1 "o" ring of 3 mm or a jump ring

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Sylvie Peraud

Making jewelry has been part of Sylvie’s hobbies since childhood. Beads when she was young, melted recycled plastics later and polymer clay since 2005. Inspiration is everywhere around her, when walking in the nature, when discovering other art mediums, when reading a book. What she loves best is making faux: faux wood and faux stones. The closer she gets to the real material, the happier she is. Working with a medium as versatile as polymer clay makes it endless.

When working with polymer clay, there are no limits other than those you fix to yourself. It has led Sylvie to create a simple...
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