vendredi 22 août 2008

Our calendar for 2008-2009

Here is our programming for 2008-2009. / Voici la programmation pour 2008-09. September: Buttons / Boutons,  with Louise October: Figures / Personnage,  with Esther November: Mold making /exchange // Échange et fabrication de moules , with Ruth and Bella December: To be announced , with Anne and Carol Stern January: Donna Kato striped beads Les perles rayées de Dona Kato , with Fanny February: 'formulas' for chatoyant stones/ Des formules de faux basé sur le "mika shift"> (tiger eye, bronzite,... [Lire la suite]
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jeudi 21 août 2008

On a parlé de nous

We talked about us /On a parlé de notre guilde dans Here are few photos of people still members of the guild./ Voici quelques photos de membres qui sont toujours avec nous. Qui sont ces visages? Can you name them?
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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]
vendredi 15 août 2008

Clay day/ Journée de fimotage

Our next clay day  will be at Nicole's studio Tuesday the 21 . Theme the Folded bead . Our teacher will be Alice. We had the chance to see her wonderful necklace at the June meeting. Une journée de fimotage. Alice montrera comment faire ses perles repliées . Vous les avez sûrement admirées lors de notre rencontre de juin dernier.
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jeudi 14 août 2008


On the Montreal Polymer Clay Guild 's blog/ Sur le blog des polyméristes de Montréal. Founded by Ruth Shine in 1998 with Lynda Gould , present president of the guild. Fondé par Ruth Shine en 1998 et Lynda Gould , présidente actuelle de notre guilde. Owner of the Bead Emporium bead store in Westmount, Ms Shine was passionate enough  about bead and bead making to discover the interest of that new material , fimo , to make beads.  Her store and her customers became the center of the beginning of the Guild. Since... [Lire la suite]
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