The Work of Our Hands: Material Making with Polymer Clay
Many items in the atrium can be made using polymer clay, commonly referred to by the brand name, “Sculpey”. In this workshop, we will create a Mary figure suitable for the Infancy Narratives. I will share tips & techniques for using polymer clay in your atrium.
Required Supplies & Equipment
· 4 – 6* oz polymer clay available in 2oz
bricks & 1oz multipacks at craft stores
(*suggested colours: white, blue, beige. Minimum 4oz required per figure)
· Silicone mat or plastic placemat
· Aluminum foil
· Metal paper clips
· Tooth pick or wooden skewer
· Wooden dowel or rolling pin
Regina Ramos-Urbano has been involved with Catechesis of the Good Shepherd for 18 years, since her eldest child was 4 years old. Starting as a parent volunteer she is now a Level 1, 2, and 3 catechist at Holy Cross Atrium in Winnipeg and an Entry Level 1 Formation Facilitator. She is very experienced in material making for all thee levels and her materials are used in various atriums in Manitoba, including a traveling set for the Sagkeeng First Nation.