2022 WORKSHOPS

OXLEY STUDIO, TUGGERANONG, CANBERRA   

 I will take a maximum12 students in each class so we can practice SOCIAL DISTANCING.

Hand sanitiser is available and all surfaces are cleaned BEFORE and after each class.

Please stay home if unwell.



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* POLYMER CANES (for SCULPTURE, BEADS & VESSELS.)

* AIR DRY CLAY SCULPTURE ( Makin's Clay and/or Apoxie Sculpt)

* PAVERPOL GARDEN ART ( Fabric Hardener)

* PRECIOUS METAL CLAY SILVER 99%

and WEEKLY DROP-IN CLASSES.


                                      Please use 'CONTACT ME ' or 'EMAIL ME' to book into classes.
                   DROP - IN CLASS


                                                       WORK ON YOUR PROJECT OF CHOICE.

                                       SCULPT FIGURES IN POLYMER CLAY, APOXIE SCULPT & MAKIN'S AIR-DRYING CLAY OR PAVERPOL.

 FORM POLYMER CANES TO CREATE SCULPTURE, VESSELS, BEADS & PENDANTS.

LEARN THE BASICS IN WORKING WITH PMC SILVER ( $130, includes 15gm SILVER CLAY  + $10 towards SUNDRIES)


EVERY THURSDAY & SATURDAY

       10.30am to 1.30pm  

       COST : $30

         Materials extra.... or bring your own!!!


POLYMER CLAY FISH

  Create patterned blends and logs in polymer clay and use slices from the logs to create a beautiful fish wall hanging.

SUNDAY 18th SEPTEMBER 2022

10am to 5.30pm

COST : $170

Techniques include…

·         Create a foil armature

·         Cover armature with polymer clay

·   Mix Clay colours to create patterned blends and logs.

·         Decorate fish using moulds, foils 

and slices from coloured logs.

·         Refining and baking.


        Please bring your lunch and al. foil



CHEETAH

Create a Cheetah by using a 2-part Air dry Clay plus Paverpol hardened fabrics and Paverpol Art stone, over a wire and foil armature.

SATURDAY 1.30 to 5pm 

 and 

SUNDAY 10am to 5pm

 10th & 11th DECEMBER  2022

COST: $250

Techniques include….

·         Making an armature using wire and foil

·         Sculpting a head and paws.

·         Wrapping with fabrics dipped in hardener.

·         Covering with Artstone

·         Painting

Please bring an apron and lunch on Sunday/ Monday

 

POLYMER CLAY CANES for SCULPTURE,VESSELS & BEADS.

POLYMER CLAY WORKSHOP

Create patterns in Polymer Clay logs or "CANES" and use slices from the logs to create beads for a beautiful necklace or vessel.

Techniques include:-

Mixing colours

 Cutting clay slices

Roll / create beads Or create armature

Refining and baking

Includes 5 Polymer Clay colours

COST: $170 for beads/ vessel


NEXT WORKSHOPS :        


  POLYMER CLAY BEADS/ VESSEL                                                                                                                  
                                                     27th November  2022  10am to 4.30pm


 

                     

                    PRECIOUS METAL CLAY SILVER



 Beginners/ Intermediate PMC3 Silver

        Create a pendant and/or earrings using 15 gm of 99.9%  Silver Clay 


Silver Clay consists of small particles of silver mixed with an organic binder and water.
The Metal clay can be textured and cut or moulded to shape. 
It is then dried, refined and fired on a gas stove top (or torch / kiln fired) to transform it to silver.

Techniques include:-

Creating your piece in polymer clay 

Rolling and cutting

Working with texture

Making a bail

Patina (optional)

Polishing and finishing


COST : $175 (with 2 zirconias), otherwise $170

       12.30 to 4.30pm

            SUNDAY 25th September 2022 

      SUNDAY  13th NOVEMBER 


ANTIQUE HORSE in APOXIE SCULPT


* Learn how to create an armature attached to a wooden    base.

* Sculpt a horse and add texture to embellish the body.

* Paint and Patina your horse.

     COST: $240  ..... Dates TBA

     Saturday  2 to 5.30pm

     and

     Sunday    10am to 5pm

BRING lunch on Sunday, plus sculpting tools and foil


BUSH CHOOKS
 Using a 2 part Apoxie sculpt suitable for outdoors, create 2 bush   chooks for your garden.


COST: $220 

DATES: Sunday 9th OCTOBER  10am to 5pm


BIRD WITH ATTITUDE


Learn how to build a wire and foil armature, then create your unique bird using Two Part Apoxie Sculpt.

Glass eyes, wooden base supplied.

Paint with acrylics or enamel.


COST: $195

SUNDAY    TBA

                   10am to 5.30pm



Please Bring lunch, sculpting tools & foil



CHOOK,  FENCE OR TABLE SITTER
Using Apoxie Sculpt, Paverpol, Fabric, Polystrene and wire you will create a chook for your garden fence or table.


SUNDAY 4th September 10am to 5.30pm

COST:- $ $220

Please bring.....

 Sculpting tools if you have them

Al. foil

Apron

Lunch


FAIRY HOUSE





Recycle a plastic lemonade bottle and create your own fairy house.

2- Part Apoxie sculpt will be used to cover the bottle and add detail.

Adding battery Led lights is an option.

Paint using enamels.

    DATE :  27th & 28th AUGUST

    SATURDAY  2 to 5.30pm

and SUNDAY  10am to 5pm

    COST: $230

Please bring a 1 litre lemonade bottle

Sculpting tools if you have them.

Permanent marker



                                     SEA DRAGON IN APOXIE SCULPT

.Use a 2 part Air-dry Apoxie sculpt clay to create a sea dragon wall hanging.

Bring your own beads/ stones/ crystals to embellish.

Techniques include:-

Making an armature

Covering with clay

Sculpting a dragon face, glass eyes included.

Creating scales and adding metal leaf

Attaching fronds and a hanger.


DATE:  TBA

COST: $195

Bring Al. foil and lunch



MASK WALL HANGING


Using an Air drying Polymer Clay create your face then paint using acrylics or enamels. Approx. 50cm tall.

COST: $240

DATES:   Saturday Arvo 2pm to 5pm & SUNDAY 10am to 5.30pm

                 TBA

                  Bring lunch and sculpting tools



SEAGULLS


Sculpt 3 Seagulls in Apoxie Sculpt over wire and foil armature, standing on a wooden base, then paint detail.

 COST: $220

 DATE: TBA

             10am to 5.30pm


   Please bring al. foil and your lunch




PAVERPOL GARDEN ART

Paverpol sculptures are suitable for Outdoors & Indoors.


 If interested, Please contact me & we can organise a date for your class (if not listed already).

                         I can alter the project size and amount to suit your needs.


 PAVERPOL  INSTRUCTOR TRAINING

Contact me to organise a date.

         9.30AM TO 4.30PM OVER 2 DAYS. 

    COST : $420

This Course is an introduction to Paverpol & the various techniques 

used for making armatures.


You will make 3 different types of sculptures... 

1/ Seated lady with foil shaped face. 40cm

2/ Standing lady with press moulded clay face. 60cm

3/ Nomad with polystyrene face and shaped nose. 40cm

 You will learn;-

*Figure structure, 3 types of armatures. 

*Figure wrapping, using fabric strips & wrappers. 

*Figure draping and dressing. 

*Head dressing, turban, hair & cord wraps. 

*Finishing touches, dry brushing. 

* ARTSTONE crackle earth on Nomad base or Bodice of Standing lady

* Introduction to PAVERSAND, PAVERSCRUB, PAVERCOTTON and DECORATIVE FIBRE

* Hints, tips and ideas. 

* Colour mixing. 


All product and instructions are supplied. 


You will receive a USB plus instruction folder. 


An Accredited Workshop Instructors Certificate

 will be issued on completion of Course. 


Web site listing for practising Instructors 


Discount on products. 


NOMAD



Create a Single Nomad using an armature, fabric & Paverpol, with the option of a clay face.


COST: $170  60cm tall

Taller options for extra cost

Smaller options available too!!


                                                                                10am to 5pm 

                                                                             DATE:  16th October 2022

          

                                                                              Double Nomads option ....  $280  90cm tall

                                                                                                                             $230  60cm tall

                                                                                 The doubles will take an extra 1.5 hours to create.









 EGYPTIAN GODDESS


Create a sculpture using Paverpol Artstone, fabric hardener with fabrics, copper sheeting and clay


Techniques include:-

Create an armature and attach it to a wooden block

Sculpt head and hands ( or use a face mould )

Seal sculpture with Paverpol (weather proofed) fabrics

Add Copper sheeting and Artstone for decoration.

 Your sculpture will need to be sealed after it dries.


Please bring Al. foil, apron and Lunch

DATE:  TBA

COST : $220


GRECIAN GODDESS


Create a Wire and foil armature for a standing lady 60cm tall.

 Sculpt a face, chest, shoulders and hands (or use a mold for the face). 

Wrap the body with fabric strips dipped in a weatherproofing product, (Paverpol).

Dip fabric into Paverpol and drape around the the body.

Dry brush extra colours for highlights.


COST : $220 


10am to 5.30pm

DATE:  SUNDAY 12th JUNE 2022


Bring Al. foil and lunch

 

SEATED LADY


Sculpture approx. 60cm tall.

Seated on a wooden post with fabric draping

COST:     $130   ($5 extra to create a clay face)

 OR

Seated on a wooden post, dressed using Paverplast and Artstone

COST :    $170 + ($10 extra to create a Clay face,hands and feet)


DATE:  TBA      
10am to 4pm

                          Bring al. foil & lunch.


    Smaller, cheaper options available


 

 ELEGANT LADY


This Sculpture is completed in a 5 hour class.

 Learn how to build an Armature then seal it with Paverpol fabric strips.

Dip & drape fabrics to dress your sculpture.

DATE :  Contact me to make a date


TIME:    10.30 - 4pm

 Cost:  $140  60cm tall
           $170   80cm tall
           $190   90cm tall

10am to 3.30pm ( includes half hour lunch break)

BRING Aluminium Foil & Lunch

               Smaller, Cheaper options available