mardi 16 septembre 2008

Other teachers/ Les artistes venus enseigner 2

For this second article on teachers we have had at the guild here are their names: City Zen Cane they were specialized in cane making as was the rage in the beginning of polymer clay. They have since then gone back to the respective names  Ford and Forlano and still create magnificent jewelry. http://www.fordforlano.com/ Here is also a video http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oFxltZyZIu4 If you would like to know more about their work you can look them up in different books , articles and on their web site. ... [Lire la suite]

lundi 18 août 2008

The first pro who came / Les premiers pros

I have been picking Ruth's memory to know more about US. Here here what she told me about the first artist who came to teach polymer in Montreal. He was Jamey Allen , he came in 1995 and 1996. The Guild was not formed yet. You can find some of his work on Polymer clay archive. He was a  bead maker then after discovering fimo he went on to make canes. " In the early 90's and late 80's I was very involved in the bead world ..mostly with serious collectors at an International level..also was President of... [Lire la suite]