Organic Bracelet with Sylvie Peraud

In English. In this intermediate level CraftArtEdu class, Sylvie Peraud will guide you step by step to make your own organic texture. You will learn how to use Oyumaru and then create this bracelet with a natural textured design and a tricky and original clasp. Video and handout included. Click here for the French version of this class.


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• A pasta machine
• A blade and a craft knife
• Scrap clay (equivalent of 1 small block)
• 1 small block of white clay, 1/16 of brown, 1/8 of red and 1/8 of black
• Liquid clay
• A piece of plasterer's grid
• A metal tube of 1" in diameter
• A clay extruder with the small and medium holes disc
• 3 sticks of Oyumaru – easily found on-line
• Your favorite template or cutter for the bracelet pieces
• A big round shape for baking the pieces (light bulb)
• A small stylus ball tool
• A texturing sponge
• Burnt umber and sap green oil paint and old toothbrushes
• C.A. glue
• 12 inches of 2mm diameter buna cord and "O" rings (optional)
• Baby wipes

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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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