Jewelry: Polymer Clay Checkerboard Earrings
Whether it’s in neutrals to neons, there is one pattern we absolutely cannot escape this summer – checkerboard! From skirts to shoes to even wallpaper, there’s no surface that these colorful squares can’t bring to life. So get ready to put those jewelry skills to work with our latest polymer clay earring class teaching you how to create – you guessed it – checkerboard patterns!
Our expert JamMaster will show you how to take summer’s hottest trend and create a unique set of earrings using intermediate polymer clay techniques and skills. Mix and match your way to a perfect checkerboard pattern that’s all your own! Learn how to lay out and mix your clay colors, create your checkered pattern and cut out and assemble a pair of earrings using shape templates or freehand design.
In two hours, you will learn:
- How to cut, layout and mix your clays to create a checkered pattern.
- How to create shapes using templates or freehand design.
- How to shape, bake, finish and assemble your earrings.
- How to create intermediate layered patterns using leftover clay scraps.
Brand new to polymer clay and want to master the basics first? We recommended our Absolute Beginner Polymer Clay Earrings workshop, where you’ll learn foundational skills like how to condition and work with polymer clay and assemble your clay pieces into wearable art.
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