Get busy and get smarter this Monday…
Three polymer clay artists who have never done a major wholesale show will be chosen to share a booth free of charge at the American Craft Retailers Expo in Las Vegas next April. They’ll be taking orders from a wide audience of buyers. The online entry deadline is October 31 (soon, soon, hurry).
Jump start your color knowledge by watching Maggie Maggio’s new 8-minute video on color. She has several tutorials available free on her site. See Maggie’s pins at the left. The link was sent by Jean Anderson.
News from "across the pond"
The British Polymer Clay Guild reports the outcome of their meeting with Fimo manufacturer, Eberhard Faber. The company has reformulated the clay to make it softer and to remove phthalates. The new clay is stronger and hardens at a lower temperature. Its consistency and elasticity are noticeably different. Big changes ahead.
England’s Sue Heaser has a new book out, Encyclopedia of Polymer Clay Techniques. Heaser is chair of the British Polymer Clay Guild and runs her own company, The Polymer Clay Pit, which is the largest supplier of polymer clay products in Europe. This is Sue’s eighth book and she demonstrates over 50 techniques in it.