Polymer Clay, Precious Metal Clay and Beading Instructional Videos
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Sandra McCaw
Sandra McCaw has been working with polymer clay since 1994. With a background in illustration and graphic design, she now works full time as a polymer clay artist in her home studio.
Acknowledged internationally as an innovator and leading polymer clay artist and teacher, Sandra McCaw’s masterful use of color and intricacy of pattern distinguish her work Sandra’s award winning polymer clay jewelry has been exhibited internationally and extensively published. Her work has won numerous awards and is represented in the permanent collections of the Racine Art Museum and the Philadelphia Museum of Art.

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Complex Patterning with Sandra McCaw

In this lesson you will be guided through explicit step-by-step instructions in building complex geometric canes which have the illusion of depth. Sandra will talk about choosing colors and demonstrate how to create curved lines from straight ones using her original “Shape Shifting” technique. You will learn how Sandra develops her own intricate patterns using the included design template. Though this is considered an intermediate technique, Sandra believes that enthusiasts at all levels will be happy with their results!

Lesson Templates:

Runtime: 112 Mins
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The McCaw Cane

Execute a precise geometric cane by learning the methods Sandra details for you. Start by building simple square canes in graduated shades of color. Then cut and recombine using the magical McCaw methodology. Next discover a variety of cane combining strategies to create objects that have visual interest bordering on hypnotic. You will see a detailed demonstration of the construction of a pin. Finally learn the finishing techniques that will give your projects that professional look.

Runtime: 85 Mins