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Kaleidoscope Fun

October 27, 2019 @ 12:30 pm - 4:30 pm


People of all ages enjoy kaleidoscopes! In this work shop learn to decorate a kaleidoscope tube and to assemble all the parts of a real, working kaleidoscope complete with glass mirrors and lens. After assembly decorate the outer tube with polymer and, after baking assemble the kaleidoscope so it is ready to use. There are numerous options for decorating the tube. Instructor, an accomplished polymer clay artist, will demonstrate how to make an Ikat stack that can be used to cover the outside tube. However, participants are also encouraged to bring their own canes for decoration. The use of texture with molded embellishments will also be demonstrated as another option for decorating. Once you’ve made one of kaleidoscope, you’ll want to make many more and after this workshop you will be able to just that. Instructor will bring kaleidoscope kits for your use.. One of the kits makes a small working kaleidoscope that can be attached to a chain or ribbon and worn around the neck. This is fun – and also a great gift! The other kit that will be available makes a larger kaleidoscope about 7.5″ – 8″ long. Please specify which size you would like to make when you register. Material list available.

Cost: $50 + kit costs paid directly to the instructor. Kit prices: Small wearable kaleidoscope kit:$10.00
Large kaleidoscope kit: $12.00. If additional materials are needed they can be purchased from the instructor for an additional $8 fee paid directly to her. Please let us know at registration which materials you will need.


October 27, 2019
12:30 pm - 4:30 pm
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Spectrum Art Gallery and Artisan Store
61 Main Street
Centerbrook, CT 06409 United States
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    Essex Board of Trade, Inc., P.O. Box 322
    Essex, CT 06426 or email Info@EssexCT.com