Welcome! Come to an In-Person or Online Meeting

Email us at 4board@sdpcg.com to get the Zoom link.

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REGULAR MEETING SCHEDULE

Monthly Meetings are on the 2nd Monday of the month. Except for December. Our Zoom host opens the link at approximately 6:15 pm. The meeting starts at 6:30 pm and can go as late as 9:00 pm.

Clay Play Days are on the 4th Saturday of the month, except December. We start at 10 am and usually continue until noon.

In-person meetings are held at:

  • Northminster Presbyterian Church
  • 4324 Clairemont Mesa Blvd
  • San Diego, CA 92117

Monthly guild meetings are on the 2nd Monday of the month. Except for December. Doors open at 6:00 pm for library returns. The meeting starts at 6:30 pm and can go on as late as 9:00 pm. At Monday meetings we:

  • Have a demo/short tutorial
  • Take care of guild business
  • Show and tell session where we show off our latest creations
  • Share new materials, techniques and ideas
  • Spread the latest news about polymer clay classes, conferences,

Clay Play Days are on the 4th Saturday of the month, except for December. Hours are from 10:30 am to 3:00 pm. On this day everyone brings their own projects to work on. We work, talk and share ideas. We often have a short demo.

All minors attending guild events MUST be accompanied by a legally responsible adult.

COVID WAIVER: Read it HERE. By attending our in-person meetings you agree that you understand it and accept its terms.

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CLASS SOLD OUT – Polymer Surface Techniques: Learning How To Layer Successfully

A Comprehensive ZOOM Class With Claire Maunsell

Click HERE to reserve your space NOW

WHEN:
Saturday, Sept. 10th, 2022 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM (Pacific time)

COST: 
– $104 (for San Diego Polymer Clay Guild members)

– $124 (non-member price includes 2022 San Diego Polymer Clay Guild Membership through Dec. 31, 2022)

Discover new polymer clay surface techniques with internationally known artist Claire Maunsell. She’ll show you some of her favorites as well as how to experiment confidently with many different media to get your own effects. At the end of the class, you’ll have a set of your own unique cured veneers which can be cut into necklace elements or earring sets.

Get inspired!! Claire has sent along a colorful presentation that has lots of
images for you to see… to get excited…to get inspired. Click on the link
below…and enjoy the show!!

Download the class preview presentation HERE
Learn the basics of how to mix and add various media to clay to get the look you desire on your pieces including:

  • What to apply and in which order?
  • How to test for incompatibilities
  • Which mediums to apply before curing, or after?
  • Which products to avoid after curing?
  • What to use for sealing or finishing? And when it’s necessary.
  • Adding special effects with acrylics, paints, crackle products, pastes, etc.
  • Mica and pastels powder power tips to add color and shine
  • Best practices with alcohol inks and other solvent-based media

Download the Materials List PDF

No need to buy a lot of new supplies before the class. Chances are you already have everything you need in your craft stash.

Confirmed registered participants also get:

  • An invitation from Claire to join her private group on Facebook!
  • Your after-class questions answered on FB group. Claire will answer those as she can
  • Photo space to show off what you’ve made (if you want to)
  • ‘Office Hours’ on Tuesdays and Thursdays, 6-8 PM. During that time Claire will answer your questions live. 

As soon as your registration is confirmed you’ll receive an invitation from Claire to join her private group on Facebook’! Via this group Claire will be following up on questions you may have when you try out the techniques after the Zoom workshop is over. The Facebook group will end on October 22, 2022

Click HERE to reserve your space NOW

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CLASS CLOSED “Colorful Celtic Canes” Class with Sarah Shriver

Saturday, June 11, 2022, from 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM

Click HERE to reserve your seat

Learn to create rich complex canes with surprisingly few steps! Increase your confidence in combining colors while exploring the wonder of intricate polymer clay caning.

Includes 7 hours of online Zoom class time with 1 & 1/4 hours for lunch and breaks.

A video recording of the event will be available to you for 30 days after the class. You can rewatch critical steps in the process to get more technique tips or expand your notes.

Members: $120
Non-Members: $140

(non-member fee includes 2022 membership for San Diego Polymer Clay Guild)

Your materials list and initial preparation steps document will be sent to you automatically after your order. Click the green “Download” button on your Order Confirmation page.

With more than 25 years of experience and a passion for teaching, Sarah will guide you through the steps using color and shadow to create a cane with the look of an over-under weave.

Students will use “kaleidoscoping” in techniques to create variations on intricate repeat pattern canes and these will be used as veneers on a variety of bead shapes.

Click HERE to reserve your seat

The class size is limited to 20 people. Sarah Shriver has been a leading international polymer clay artist and teacher for over 25 years. Because of her reputation, this class will fill up fast. Don’t wait, it may be too late!

Go directly to our check-out cart when you scan the QR code below.

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CLASS CLOSED – A Day With Randee Ketzel —Two Fabulous Faux Projects

DATE: Saturday, December 4th, 2021 from 9 AM to 3 PM Pacific Time
LOCATION: Online Zoom class
COST:  $45
REGISTER HERE

Randee Ketzel, one of the authors of Polymer Clay Gemstones — the Art of Deception, will be teaching this Zoom class. The class is limited to 45 people. It’s an all-day event.

In the morning we’ll be learning how to create faux cinnabar objects. And in the afternoon we’ll be making Navajo silver-style pendants and other objects. Register for this class HERE.

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It’s Time for Round Robin!

Don’t Miss Out On the Best Deal In Live Classes All Year

Register HERE.

Round Robin logo. 7 handprints in a rainbow of colors around a black circle which reads, "Round Robin"

The SDPCG Round Robin event is online on Saturday, October 23, 2021 from 9:00AM to 4:00PM. 

Click the image below to download the 2021 Round Robin class brochure.

Here’s the schedule for Round Robin. Join us all day or just parts of it. Download the schedule HERE.

Register HERE.

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