jeudi 3 décembre 2009

demo 2 faux

Vous avez besoin de pâte translucide et d’un ou plusieurs tubes de peinture l’huile You need translucent clay and one or more tubes of oil paint Fold the clay in half and then close totally . Fold the paint in the clay , be careful not to mix too much. Put your clay in the pasta machine at the largest setting. Cut forms using a cookie cutter. Shape your beads. Bounette's result. Thank you to Bounette and... [Lire la suite]
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mercredi 2 décembre 2009

Faux marbre, faux marble

Josiane did this demo at our last meeting of the year. Un gros merci Josiane ce fut un tuto qui en a mis quelques unes en pâmoison. We are publishing the pictures and text with the permission of Cristalline. Grâce à la gentillesse de Cristalline nous vous montrons les étapes de la méthode  montrée par Josiane lors de notre dernière rencontre de l'année. Tuto extrait du blog : Parole de Pâte Il a été rédigé par Cristalline (... [Lire la suite]
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lundi 30 novembre 2009

What to bring for the december meeting

We have to postpone  Make your blog demo, Westmount Library was not available this year. I will reserve it for May 2010. If you want to work  along with Josiane bring the following. She will demo faux marble and transparency. Translucent clay, white , beige,  ecru , cognac ( fimo colour) tanslucent with glitter. Chose your combination. black acrylic paint gloves washable working surface pasta machine blade, roller for the second project translucent and oil paint a small cup to put the... [Lire la suite]
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dimanche 29 novembre 2009

Claying around with Lisa Pavelka

I have just finished looking at the dvd taken from our library. In case you are interested it's number 25 Ms Pavelka shows us many projects  using many of her products. The projects go from beginner to advanced. The video starts with a presentation on clay she calls it 101. The projects themselves are interesting. Not mind blogging but shows finishing techniques, using transfers, mika sheets, stamps and covering metal box and glass. I found it useful if you have some of her products and want to know more how... [Lire la suite]
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jeudi 19 novembre 2009

If you use Kato clay

If you use kato clay and have some problems conditionning it here is Prairie Craft's say on the matter.. Conditioning Kato Polyclay 1.  Cut the 2 ounce block in half.  Condition 1/2 at a time.2.  With your acrylic rod, roll firmly but quickly back and forth to flatten the clay.  Keep moving it, lifting, turning it over, so it doesn’t stick to your work surface or to the acrylic rod.  Don’t grind it into the clay – it’ll just stick to your acrylic rod!  Flatten it to a thickness just a bit thicker than... [Lire la suite]
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jeudi 5 novembre 2009

Clay gun trick

Trick of the week If your clay is hard  when placed in the clay gun here is a neat trick. Use a heat gun or a hair dryer to make your clay softer. You just pass the heat around it to soften the clay. Beware do not cook it, reheat only. ********************************************************************************** Le truc de la semaine: fusil à pâte Si votre pâte est assez dure après l'avoir placée dans le fusil à pâte , pour la  ramollir  dans votre fusil avant de la faire sortir,... [Lire la suite]
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mercredi 4 novembre 2009

Klimt cane Cindy's way

Thank you to our two demo teachers during our last meeting . Cyndy with the the Klimt cane and Lynda brave enough to show us in a few twist how to clean up our pasta machines. You can consult the following sites if you want more info on that subject. The basic: To tighten your loose rod nuts  ( no pun intended) at the end of the page. Pour celles qui veulent savoir comment nettoyer leur machine le site ci-haut vous montre comment en... [Lire la suite]
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samedi 31 octobre 2009

Next meeting november

Don't forget if you want to so the demo with Cindy Cindy will be demonstrating the Klimt Cane.  For those of you who want to work along with her, please bring A selection of 6 - 8 different colors of clay, about l/2 packet of each.  At least one of the colours should he white or pale An extruder wit the square shaped extrusion disk Cutting blade Roller or acrylic Rod Work surface Each colour should be conditioned and rolled into a long cylinder no thicker then the opening of the end of the extruder. ... [Lire la suite]
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vendredi 23 octobre 2009

Cleaning up your pasta machine

You don't want to dismantle your pasta machine to clean it up so here is Lynda's cleaning trick. Pour celles qui veulent nettoyer leur machine à pâte sans la démonter le truc de Lynda. Go to the Dollar Store, purchase a large bottle of Alcohol, turn your machine over and put it in a basin with enough alcohol to cover rollers.  Let is sit for while and you will see clay coming off and then you can use a stick to dislodge a lot of other stuff...good luck. Aller chez Dollorama, acheter de l'alcool à friction, mettez... [Lire la suite]
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jeudi 8 octobre 2009

Ikat demo By Gaby

Gaby gave us a wonderful demo , like allways. This one was on the ikat cane. The following picture will help you to remember some of the important steps. ... [Lire la suite]
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