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  • Hello All - Fimo fan :-)

    Hello Everyone!

    I've just joined this site today so that I can get some inspiration and advice on a new hobby of mine....fimo clay.

    After experimenting lots with my children, I would love to start taking it more seriously myself.

    Does anyone know of any courses available in the leeds/yorkshire area whereby I can learn more?

    Thank you

    Faith

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    Welcome to the forum Faith,
    I work with polymer clay, but cant really help with courses etc.
    I would recommend looking at http://www.polymerclaycentral.com/
    Lots of info and tutorials on there.
    Theres some links on my blog too.
    Good luck with the clay, its highly addictive haha!


    Folksy shop http://www.folksy.com/shops/Fairyweb

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    • #3
      Hi and welcome from a fellow fimo addict..lol

      I am self taught and got so much information from the internet - its amazing what you can find out there.... also don't forget youtube.com where you can see some artists make their masterpieces!

      Good luck and look forward to seeing your work.

      Pauline
      Personalised Wedding Cake Toppers

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      • #4
        Hello and welcome to the forum!

        You might be interested in having a look at my website in my signature or Facebook group for any courses you are looking for. The website is not fully open at the moment and is still being tested, but check back in around 2 weeks and we'll be live!

        Thanks, Elliot
        Hello. Your Course Search is the website that helps you find things to learn near you.
        From Photography to Upholstery & Jewellery Making to Bread Baking, there’s a Course to inspire everyone.
        YourCourseSearch.com - coming soon

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        • #5
          Welcome!

          I echo what Pauline was saying - check out online. There are so many sites with free clay info out there. PCC, as recommended, is great.

          I even have some free Fimo tutorials on my own website too - so do check those out when you have a moment.

          I don't know of any courses - sorry. But there is lots you can teach yourself by following online projects, checkout out Youtube etc. The best way to learn is to just keep playing with the clay!
          Emma
          www.ejrbeads.co.uk - unique art beads & more
          www.ejrbeads.co.uk/shop - beads, polymer clay, glitters and inks oh my
          www.facebook.com/EJRBeads - Like me at Facebook!

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          • #6
            me and a member from another forum are thinking of starting up jewellery making/tiara group and im hoping to do some polymer clay stuff through the classes we might be holding, were basing it in wakefield but havent started the group up yet, we need more people to take an interest before finding a venue etc, but ill keep you updated if you can make it there im no expert at it myself but im not a beginner either!
            Blog
            http://beadypiejewellery.blogspot.com/
            whre i share my love of beads and jewellery making

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            • #7
              Welcome to the forum
              View my flickr

              'I am sure it must hurt your eyes to work filigree by candlelight.' - Jane Austen

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              • #8
                and Hello! I'm sure you will find lots of ideas and advice here.
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