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  • NANSep05
    2006 Clay ConneCTion Retreat Announcements The SCPCG extends a warm welcome to new member Michele Reed from North Haven and Welcome Back to Rose Dougherty from East Haven Classes with Julia Sober Oct 1 2 at St Paul s in Wallingford Faux Enamel Reversible Pendant Mixed Media Jewelry Construction See http www juliasober com workshops html for more information Cost 75 per class 5 discount for SCPCG NYPCG members also 5 discount for NPCG Sharon is still accepting registration for classes with Julia Sober until Sept 25 if space is available Please contact sharchar aol com Classes Diane Villano will be conducting a Bottles of Hope workshop at Michael s Crafts Store in North Haven CT September 18 9 30 a m 11 30 a m Clay and small glass bottles are included I m asking my students to create at least two bottles one to take home and one for me to donate to local treatment centers Cost is 20 00 Lynne Schwarzenberg will be teaching a one day intensive class on making TILE BRACELETS in Bridgeport CT at the Bishop Curtis Home on October 22 The class will run from 10 to 6 pm with extra time for finishing up afterwards if you need it The cost is 75 00 and an email will follow soon Space is limited to 20 Please contact Lynne to reserve a space at riverpoet adelphia net Bead Bazaar At this writing I don t have the sales books in front of me but a rough number on sales for the Bead Bazaar is about 800 This is disappointing since last year we did over 1400 in sales Attendance was down gas prices were up and there were other bead shows happening that weekend which contributed Otherwise the sale went great Our booth

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  • NANAug05
    take place at the Holiday Inn in North Haven on September 10 2005 ALL ITEMS SHOULD BE BROUGHT IN TO THE AUGUST MEETING COMPLETE WITH INVENTORY SHEETS If you can t make it to the meeting or need a bit of extra time to get your items together you can make an arrangement to get them to me Lynne by August 31 at the very latest Minutes MINUTES FROM THE JULY 2005 MTG OF SCPCG 7 16 05 Meeting called to order at 11 43 am Demo by Loreen on Triangle Canes About 12 members in attendance We had a small meeting in June with a demo by Lynne on using Milk Paints with polymer clay There are 6 guild members going to the new Mass NH retreat Klay Karma Aug 5 7 They ll give a report on the retreat at the August meeting 2006 Retreat Discussion of possible dates for the 2006 Clay ConneCTion retreat We are going to try for the 3rd weekend in July which is July 14 16 2006 in order to have a bit of time between our retreat and Ravensdale for those members who might like to attend both If we can get that weekend we will reschedule the regular guild meeting to July 8th Ravensdale will be August 6 12 2006 Rates at Quinnipiac have stayed the same but we will have to carry additional insurance for the event Diane Libby had fun at Bead Button Congratulations to Christy and Libby for placing in the Bead Dreams competition Bead Bazaar September 10th North Haven Holiday Inn Lynne explained the basics of how the commission arrangement works Members price their own work The guild takes 20 commission on sales unless you work a shift at the show in which case commission is 10 There are so many members who participate please make the emphasis on QUALITY versus Quantity Bead Sets and focal beads sell the best Finished jewelry does not sell well at this event We should be in the same location with our usual double booth Sharon will be buying some lights for the booth this year Contracts and inventory forms are available from Lynne or can be downloaded from the guild website Your beads need to be priced and placed on cards Due to Lynne by the August meeting 8 31 is the drop dead date to get your beads to Lynne PLEASE LET LYNNE KNOW IF YOU WOULD LIKE TO WORK A SHIFT Please think carefully about your pricing and don t under price Also if you have beads that have been at the past bead sales and haven t sold please submit something new We have many members and we have a limited amount of display space so please submit your very best beads Contact Lynne if you have any questions Lynne has been having some problems receiving e mail so if you don t hear back from her post something on the guild message board or give her

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  • NANJul05
    review and quickly takes wire working a step beyond Explore incorporating other media like glass microscope slides metal tubing and other found objects into your jewelry Also covered are fool proof methods for joining clay and other materials interesting options for making your own findings and professional tips and tricks for finishing your pieces to the last detail Students Supply Polymer clay beads 16 or 20 gauge wire round nose and chain nose pliers wire cutter small metal nail file or needle file 400 grit sandpaper Optional found objects metal tubing ball peen hammer steel block Instructor Supplies Tools to share various other materials handout http www juliasober com workshops html Cost 75 per class 5 discount for SCPCG NYPCG members also 5 discount for NPCG Guilford Art Center s Expo July 14 16 Noon pm Thurs and Fri 10 7 Sat http www handcraftcenter org expo html Admission 7 Bead Bazaar It s time to start getting ready for the Bead Bazaar which will take place at the Holiday Inn in North Haven on September 10 2005 All guild members are invited to sell their beads and jewelry items for a small commission to the guild If you would like to help out at the show you will pay a 10 commission If not we will sell your items for you at the table and you will pay a 20 commission All items should be affixed to a card for a uniform look to our items Cards and inventory sheets will be provided We would like to ask that you submit your best work and will try to accommodate everything that people bring in but if there is a huge response we may need to limit the amount of items per person to sell It will be a liberal

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  • NANJun05
    to the guild If you would like to help out at the show you will pay a 10 commission If not we will sell your items for you at the table and you will pay a 20 commission All items should be affixed to a card for a uniform look to our items Cards and inventory sheets will be provided We would like to ask that you submit your best work and will try to accommodate everything that people bring in but if there is a huge response we may need to limit the amount of items per person to sell It will be a liberal limit like 25 or so ALL ITEMS SHOULD BE BROUGHT IN TO THE AUGUST MEETING COMPLETE WITH INVENTORY SHEETS If you can t make it to the meeting or need a bit of extra time to get your items together you can make an arrangement to get them to me Lynne by August 31 at the very latest Minutes MINUTES FROM THE MAY 2005 MTG OF SCPCG 5 21 05 Meeting called to order at 11 25 am Demo by Christy on Sculpting 8 members in attendance Beads and the Bead Bazaar September 10th at North Haven Holiday Inn Members make beads We have a double booth The guild takes a 20 commission 10 if you work the booth Bead sets sell best Focal beads also do well Monday June 20th 1 5 pm Rings Things Trunk Show North Haven Holiday Inn BOH Workshop Sunday May 22nd at Laurel Gardens Sharon has glass bottles purchased by the guild to cover Two great articles on BOH in the latest PolymerCAFE Diane gave a report on Shrinemont and the meeting of the NPCG Board The NPCG has a lot of great ideas They have updated the

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  • NANMay05
    and challenges But most importantly it is a time to gather with your polymer clay friends to clay the weekend away Hosted by Central Massachusetts Polymer Clay Guild and held in conjunction with the NH Polymer Clay Guild Cost 185 for the weekend including accommodations http www nhpcg org klay karma html http nhpcg org Classes Diane Villano Sunday May 22 Michael s North Haven 9 30 11 30 Mysterious Mica Effects 203 985 0302 Saturday May 28 Guilford Art Center 10 4 Magic Color Change Cane 203 453 5947 Sunday June 26 Michael s North Haven 9 30 11 30 Label Holder Pin Pendant 203 453 5947 Request for Submissions Dear Polymer Clay Artist Lark Books would like to personally invite you to share your latest polymer clay jewelry projects for possible inclusion in Katherine Aimones upcoming Polymer Clay Jewelry to be published by Lark Books during the spring of 2006 We are particularly interested in high end studio jewelry that features a variety of techniques those both familiar and new to polymer clay This book will have a high aesthetic to appeal to jewelers interested in polymer clay as well as polymer clay artists who want to make high quality jewelry pieces We are accepting print quality images 35 mm slides transparencies or high resolution digital files on CD for jurying by the author You may submit up to five jewelry pieces with a detail shot of each piece Your images should be carefully labeled with your name and an image number for example 1 2 and 3 for main shots and 1a 2a 3a for detail shots If youre sending digital images please refer to the digital submission guidelines for more information Please complete and return the attached entry form with your images Include a self addressed stamped envelope with your entry packet international artists can include postal coupons for the return of their film The submission deadline is August 1 2005 There is no entry fee If your work is included in the book youll receive full acknowledgement a complimentary copy and a 40 discount on additional copies of the book Feel free to contact us if you have any questions We look forward to viewing your work Best Rebecca Guthrie Assistant Editor Lark Books 67 Broadway Asheville NC 28801 USA tel 828 253 0467 ext 748 fax 828 253 7952 e mail rebecca larkbooks com http www larkbooks com http www larkbooks com4d64e7f1 jpg4d64e810 jpg Minutes MINUTES FROM THE APRIL 2005 MTG OF SCPCG 4 16 05 Meeting called to order at 11 05 am Demo by Diane on Getting Published 13 members in attendance Sharon has membership brochures for those who need them BOH We are trying to arrange a BOH workshop at Laurel Gardens in Woodbridge Former member Lucille Schacht has retired from clay and donated her entire studio supplies to the guild We have a lot of clay we ll need to condition Sharon would like to do this twice possibly 5

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  • NANApr05
    WA on August 6 13 2006 If you are interested in submitting proposal s for consideration please contact Jenn Dorion the Ravensdale Programs Chair for a RFP package either via email ravensdale programs nwpcg org or via voice mail at 973 885 9582 Deadline for requesting packages is May 15 2005 Classes If you are teaching a class anywhere please email Lynne riverpoet adelphia net so it can be included in the newsletter Jody Bishel PMC Precious metal Clay Tue April 19th 3 30 6pm 40 plus materials Wed April 27th 12 30 3pm 40 plus materials Studio zoe at zoe floyd 23 Bank St Seymour CT 06483 203 881 9102 art effects yahoo com For more info call or email Jeannie at the gallery Traveling Exhibit April Old Lyme Library Tricia Hamel will be setting up future locations for the exhibit soon If you know a Library or other location with locking cases to exhibit our display please let her know Minutes MINUTES FROM THE MAR 2005 MTG OF SCPCG 3 19 05 Meeting called to order at 11 18 am Demo by Loreen on Scrap Clay Landscapes 13 members in attendance Sharon will be handing out new membership brochures and membership lists Rings Things annual Trunk Show will be held at the North Haven Holiday Inn Mon June 20th 12 5 pm Lynne reported that we are all set for the Bead Bazaar 2 tables probably the same location Sat Sept 10th The Weekend of Clay was a success Great classes and we managed to fit them all in despite the snow Libby is collecting Xmas ornaments for the guild donation to the Bushnell s auction Please send any ornaments to her ASAP Raffle Chain Drawing will be today Lynne brought a lovely flower tile pendant necklace and

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  • NANJan04
    finished beads beads in progress and more ideas than they know what to do with Are there any demos you d like to give or see Please let Sharon know Announcements Membership is Jan to Jan and dues of 15 are now due along with the request for 3 beads for the 2005 Beadstrand Welcome to new members Susan Krentzberg from Poughkeepsie NY James Richards from Bristol and Marilyn Malcarne from Deep River Classes If you are teaching a class anywhere please email Lynne riverpoet adelphia net so it can be included in the newsletter Traveling Exhibit March Lyme Library Tricia Hamel will be setting up future locations for the exhibit soon If you know a Library or other location with locking cases to exhibit our display please let her know Minutes MINUTES FROM THE FEB 2005 MTG OF SCPCG 2 19 05 Meeting called to order at 11 11 am Demo by Christy on Mini Kaleidoscope Kits 16 members in attendance 1 guest Weekend of Clay Classes March 12 13 St Paul s Church Wallingford Sat PMC Charms 10 1 am Phew It s Faux 2 5 pm Sun MG Beyond 10 1 am Molded Kaleidoscopes 2 5 pm 10 per class members only Please give Sharon your check today Materials fees are payable to the instructor Grant Diffendaffer class April 9 10 Hotchkiss Firehouse Derby 140 members Marie needs help organizing promoting the class Christy volunteered to help Options for a fall workshop were discussed We decided to contact a young artist who Libby met at the Kathleen Dustin workshop Her name is Marie Davis and she specializes in complex pictorial canes Libby will follow up The Bushnell is having a fundraiser for their arts education program Partners The guild will be donating a box of Christmas ornaments

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  • NANJan04
    wood and throwing ceramic clay on a wheel Not only can you create ribbons bands and sensuous curves but you can also fold the clay over and create partially enclosed or hollowed out spaces Lathe turning can be done with a simple electric drill It opens new frontiers in forming patterning and finishing polymer clay We will explore the possibilities opened up by multi stage curing We will delve into color and pattern within the clay as well as surface treatments Lastly we will cover finishing by sanding and buffing You thought sanding and buffing was laborious With a lathe all you do is hold the sandpaper and the beads sand themselves Students will leave this class with finished beads beads in progress and more ideas than they know what to do with Announcements We will be changing the way we lend books and tapes from the library Instead of charging per each loan we will request a deposit check for 30 Members will be able to borrow 2 tapes and books at each meeting The check will only be cashed if the tapes or book are not returned Check will be returned uncashed at the end of the year If materials can t be returned at the following meeting please make arrangements with the Librarian Sue Rankin New members will be able to borrow materials at their 2nd meeting Membership is Jan to Jan and dues of 15 are now due along with the request for 3 beads for the 2005 Beadstrand The guild website is in the process of being updated by Christy Sherman She s doing a great job Check it out at scpcg org If you have a website you would like to have linked please let her know Thank you Christy Classes If you are

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