Image Transfers on Wood Jewelry

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ABOUT THIS EVENT
Event Category

Arts & DIY

Event Overview

Make amazing lightweight pendants by transferring found images onto wood. You will be supplied with the materials to make four pendants and two necklaces (one chain and one cord) for wearing your interchangeable pendants. You will learn the basics of transferring images with gel medium and attaching a clasp to a cord necklace.

Each class attendee will receive a printout with a written tutorial for that class so if you forget anything we learned you can refer back to it later. Jewelry tools will be available to borrow during the class and some tools and supplies will be available to purchase if you want to continue working on your own.

The class time is kind of long but the pace won't be hectic - there will be breaks while we wait for things to dry. You will have time for lunch and there are lots of good places to eat or pick up food in downtown Maplewood.

NEW! At each class, there will be at least one door prize randomly awarded to an attendee – probably a craft supply item of some type that relates to the theme of the class. Past prizes have included a necklace kit, a polymer clay frame kit and a craft stencil. That’s my way of saying thank you for coming!

NOTE: The July 28 class is a two-part class. The first part will be July 28, 6:30-8:30 pm. The second part will be held August 4 from 6:30-8:30 pm.

What to Bring

It's not necessary to bring anything but it's a good idea to wear old clothes in case there is a paint mishap. You can bring or buy snacks or lunch. We have a refrigerator for storing food.

What's Provided

I will provide wood pendant blanks, paint, gel medium, images, findings and parts for four pendants and two necklaces, tools to borrow during class.

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Carolyn can't remember a time when she was not involved in arts and crafts in some fashion. She has over 10 years experience designing rubber stamps and selling them in her online shop. She has taught crafts privately and volunteer taught art and craft workshops at the former Open Door Art Studio, serving clients with mental illness and disabilities. Her education includes a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree and among her professional experiences are 15 years as a graphic and web designer. She has exhibited in many arts and crafts shows and written dozens of craft tutorials, some of which have been featured on craft product manufacturer web sites or craft publications.

Here is an archive of most of Carolyn's self-published art and craft tutorials - http://carolynsstampstore.com/catalog/project_ideas.php

Carolyn is also the editor of and a contributor to a gardening e-newsletter.

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