Meeting Schedule 2017



Our tentative 2017 schedule is listed below.
The schedule changes regularly as we add tool and material lists for upcoming meetings or make adjustments as necessary.

All meetings are graciously hosted by member Carol Harder at


NOTE: The sign on the building  says Driving School.
Located in the Wycliff Shopping Center, near National American University and Skate City.
 


JANUARY
Pat Woods
January 17 - 7:00 pm
Jooltool.

 
*  Pat will teach us what is it and how to use the Jooltool.
What to bring
    • Demo only.
FEBRUARY
Repairs
Tuesday February 21 - 7:00 pm
Gale Schlagel

* Gale will teach us how to make repairs in green and fired pieces.


What to Bring:
  • Demo only.
  • Bring your pieces for expert opinion or to share your experiences.



MARCH
Painting metal with prismacolor pencils
Tuesday March 21 - 7:00 pm
Carol Harder 

*
What to bring:
  • *Towel for worksurface
  • Optional - Colored pencils, small paintbrush

  • APRIL
    Stamp Maker
    Tuesday, April 18 - 7:00 p.m.
    Gale Schlagel
     

    *
    What to bring
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        MAY

        Faux Ivory in Polymer clay
        Tuesday, May 16 - 7:00 p.m.
        Kim Keane




         

        What to bring:

        • *Glass tile or smooth non-stick surface to work on. (optional/additional: wide blue painter’s tape)
          *For pouring concrete: silicon molds, flexible rubber stamps, (not mounted on wood), conditioned RAW polymer clay, small cookie cutters etc to make polymer molds. 
          *Also, bezels that can be filled.
          *For embedding: small stones or beads, Swarovski crystals, brass or bronze “trinkets” or other small objects to embed in the wet concrete.
          *Sheet of wax paper.

          You will have enough concrete to make one object approximately 1 sq. inch/ .25 inch thick. (or two/three smaller ones) Depending on thickness and surface area of course.

          The dry concrete is very fine but does not “fly” around in the air. It’s non-toxic….however, if you are sensitive to such things, bring a mask to wear. 


         
        JUNE
        Concrete in PMC or Silver
        Tuesday, June 20- 7:00 p.m
        Pat Woods
        (Note: Topic originally scheduled in July) 
        *
        What to bring:



        JULY
        Photo Transfer in Polymer Clay 
        Tuesday, July 18 - 7:00 p.m
        Kim Keane
        (Note:  Topic originally scheduled in June)

         
        *
        AUGUST
        Working with bronze and copper metal clay
        Tuesday, August 15 - 7:00 p.m
        Gale Schlagel


         *
        What to bring: Hands on


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      • SEPTEMBER
        Finishing bronze and copper metal clay
        Tuesday, September 19 - 7:00 p.m
        Gale Schlagel

        *  .

         
        OCTOBER
        Hinge Making
        Tuesday, October 17 - 7:00 p.m
        Gale Schlagel

        *
         
        NOVEMBER
        Working in a piece for the Holiday Exchange.
        Tuesday, November 21 - 7:00 p.m
        All


        What to bring:







         DECEMBER
        Holiday Party and Exchange
        Tuesday, December 19 -6:00 p.m

        Please bring treats to share.

         

         
         
         
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