Basic Polymer Clay Workshop: Kim will guide students on a journey with polymer clay (FIMO, Sculptey etc) to create trade style beads from their own original designs and colour schemes. (2 hours class time + 2 hours prep)
Basic Workshop + Jewelry Making Workshop: This workshop involves making polymer beads, then glossing and gluing the student’s clay creations to jewelry such as earrings or pendants. (4 hours class time + 2 hours prep)
Finished works of art in the form of beads, necklaces, pendants, miniature creatures can be taken home to keep or given away as gifts.
|Maximum Class Size||25 (with teacher and assistants)|
|Time Required||4 hrs (Basic Workshop) or 6 Hours (Basic and Jewelry Workshop)|
|Material Required||Artist will supply a selection of polymer clay, glaze and jewelry components (string, earring and pendent backings and hooks, magnets) to leave with the class (or school) so students can continue to make new creations during the year.|
|Material Cost||Depends on class size|
|Language of Instruction||English, Basic French|
Kim Beggs enjoys facilitating songwriting workshops for children, youth and adults in the Yukon and beyond within programs including Artist in the Schools, Yukon Women in Music, Keno City Music, Art and Literature Workshop, FAMI in Alberta as well as in one-on-one mentorship sessions.
She has also taught polymer clay art to professional artists, students in schools, and at the Keno Music, Art and Literary Workshop.
Kim has recorded and commercially released 5 solo albums as well as 2 albums with her old time duo (the Blue Warblers). She has eleven music award nominations and has toured all over north America as well as the UK and Europe.
Kim loves to empower young people to use their brain in creative ways. The significance of words, music and art provides students with many possibilities for sharing (and collaborating) in their own room, within their communities and around the world in a positive way.