Polymer Clay Jewellery Workshop: Beads & Necklaces

How to make polymer clay jewelry


Sheree McCready
Work-Shop

Work-Shop

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3.5 hours 1 to 35 (public classes), 12 to 40 label $100 - $110 ($110 per guest when you book for 1 guest, $100 for 2+ guests)


Learn all the skills you need to make stunning beads and necklaces, as we touch on the basic knowledge of working with Polymer Clay.

We'll cover techniques such as marbling, layering, and hand shaping beads, right through to complex skills such as geometric bead shapes, tube making and more. Buzzing with energy, your creativity will be sparked alight with in-depth demonstrations by Sheree from Polly Collective. With every colour of the rainbow, glitters, metallics, pastels and more at your fingertips you’ll have plenty of opportunities to play with polymer clay.

Ideal for beginners or those wanting a refresher on their skills, you'll leave this workshop feeling confident and inspired to start your own adventure with polymer clay, as well as at least one or two necklaces!

Please note: This class requires at least five students to run. In the unlikely event that we don't get this number of students, we'll cancel the class and fully refund you and inform you via email, so please watch your email a few days prior to the class



Aside from this class, Work-Shop also has the following coming up:



What you'll get

- Over 40 different colours of Polymer Clay to choose from, including granite, glitter, mica and pearl effect clays!
- All the materials, findings + tools to make 1 or 2 necklaces 
- Coloured cord to string your creations
- An info booklet to scribble on and take home
- Lots of laughs and creative chats and inspo

 

What to bring

An open mind and a creative heart!

Location

Work-Shop Melbourne - 195 Argyle Street, Fitzroy VIC

Your teacher
Sheree McCready

Sheree McCready


Melbourne based Designer + Maker Sheree McCready is the creative behind Polly Collective.  Making contemporary jewellery and sculpted art using Polymer Clay as her core medium.

Lifelong lover of all things artistic and colourful, Sheree has a background in Professional Photography, after moving to Melbourne from NZ she was looking for an escape from the photography scene and came across polymer clay. After months and months of research, lots of trial and error and some really gnarly creations this self-taught polymer clay artist finally found her niche and some wicked therapy for her creative soul!

Using a signature pattern of squiggles and dots as an emphasis to compliment the simple shapes, bold colourways and contemporary style. With a bit of good old makers hustle and whole lotta heart Sheree has cultivated her brand, she is now stocked in retail stores across Australia and NZ, sharing her love of the evolving polymer clay craft by teaching skill-based workshops like this, and continuing to grow and develop her little craft baby Polly Collective!

If you can cope with a strong kiwi accent, you get excited when you see colourful stuff you can play with and squish, you love metallic and glitter, you want to get some serious inspiration and craft it up….you should definitely book onto a workshop with Sheree. Her open book, honest and down to earth approach will have you hooked.




Your host
Work-Shop
Work-Shop

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Work-Shop is a creative concept that will broaden your horizons and help you unleash your inner awesome. We provide affordable short courses in life skills and alternative art. We’ve teamed up with Australia’s brightest creative minds to share their knowledge and help teach you a new skill. From 3D printing and stencil art through to music and gardening – life skills and personal development through to cooking doughnuts and mushroom foraging, we offer a broad range of fun and creative short courses to suit our time poor lives. We will inspire you to pick up that pen, paintbrush, hammer or sewing machine and flick the switch that will kickstart a whole new way of life.

Community values lie at the heart of our project. We collaborate with local artists and industry experts to teach classes and utilise local suppliers for any materials needed. We also provide a creative environment for emerging artists to produce and sell work, and meet like minded individuals. Work-Shop will be a space for everyone, with a rotating schedule of art shows, information nights on local issues and a whole range of events and community initiatives.

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