CFCF 2012: SPOTLIGHT ON INSTRUCTOR LINDLY HAUNANI

7 11 2011

HAUNANI - IKat Leaves

LINDLY HAUNANI will be teaching both a pre-conference workshop and two 4-hour conference workshops at CFCF 2012.  Her work has appeared in more than fifty invitational and juried shows and was awarded the prestigious Niche Award in 2009.

Lindly is a founding member of the National Polymer Clay Guild and with Pierrette Ashcroft, co-authored “Artist’s at Work: Polymer Clay Comes of Age.”  Her latest book  “Color Inspirations“ was co-written with Maggie Maggio and  has become the color reference manual for the polymer community as well as for artists. She has produced several video workshops and been featured in numerous polymer and arts magazines.

She began teaching workshops in 1990 and continues to enjoy traveling to lecture and inspire artists.  Her passion for food and cooking provide a basis for her inspiration and is often expressed via color, construction techniques and form.  In addition to many private collections her work is part of the permanent collections of the Racine Museum of Art, the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, the Newark Museum of Art, the Philadelphia Museum of Art and the Meinge International Museum in San Diego. She has a BFA, in Printmaking from Carnegie Mellon University in Pittsburgh, PA.

HAUNANI – Rainbow Ikat Leaves (Pre-conference)

Ikat, is the method of weaving that uses a resist dyeing process similar to tie-dye on either the warp or weft fibers. Ikat is also a fabulous pattern that can be made as a cane using polymer clay stripe blends. Learn how to make Lindly’s version of an Ikat blend cane that uses extruded elements to intensify value contrasts that will make your cane really “pop.

Strategies for designing your leaves, including contrasting vein patterns and outlining options will be demonstrated, along with suggestions on how to make your leaves more three dimensional.  To register for Lindly’s workshop, download registration form here.


HAUNANI – Rainbow Roll Necklace (4-hour workshop)

Join Lindly as she walks you through making a rainbow Skinner blend, with an emphasis on your favorite colors, which will be combined with a black and white stripe cane to make your personalized version of a Rainbow Roll Necklace.

Learn how to add impact to your work with increased color confidence while learning several valuable skills for working with polymer clay. You will learn strategies for designing and mixing cohesive color schemes, including how to choose a level of saturation within your comfort zone.  Strategies for intensifying, softening or muting your blend will be demonstrated, along with several options for forming your beads.

In addition to the basic supply list- please bring a set of Kemper circle cutters, four ounces of well- conditioned scrap clay and your two magical hands.

Lindly Haunani

To register for Lindly’s conference workshop, download registration form here.

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17 11 2011
CFCF 2012: EXCITING NEWS AND A REQUEST FROM INSTRUCTORS « Polymer Clay Fest's Weblog

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