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Polymer Clay Tutors

This page lists tutors and their home town. Some of the tutors listed do travel, either internationally or around their own countries. You can also check our events page for current meeting dates and venues for workshops. Email Petra.Please do send me an email if you know of any tutor that should be listed here so long as they teach using polymer clay then it doesn't matter how they use the medium.

Petra - Christchurch - New Zealand

Petra is currently taking a break from teaching to focus on her family and Zigzag

Petra's Bio

Contact: Petra directly if you require further information on any classes she maybe holding in the near future.


Scrapbook daisies Shapelet class
Scrapbook Daisies
Shapelet Class


Jewel Lewis - Christchurch - New Zealand

Jewel is well known amongst the Teddy Bear and Doll enthusiasts and foremost in the field of miniatures.
Did you know that she was first published in a FIMO how to booklet way back in 1985? - Thats right we have a pioneer of our own and she's here in our back-yard. If you can ever get hold of a copy of that booklet she created millefiori flowers in blue and yellow. I have a copy here and its a pleasure just knowing she wrote the article.
These days Jewel creates wonderful mini's - first by sculpting an original from polymer clay, then she makes a mould of her work and pours resin items to sell. They are painstakingly small and every time I see her doing that work I'm even more impressed. Contact Jewel directly by email at lewberry@xtra.co.nz

Jewel Dolls Jewel bear pin
Mary and Santa dolls
Original Jewel Bear Pin


Heather Richmond - Melbourne - Australia

Heather has a range of classes available this year
You can see Heather's full list by using the link.

Millefiori Slices Millefiori Beads
Millefiori Slices
Millefiori Beads

If your in Melbourne, Australia - You can visit Heather and purchase some of her glorious jewellery by heading to the Southbank Sunday Craft Market (each Sunday 9am-5.00pm) on the Yarra River Promenade beneath the Concert Hall & Art Gallery. Melbourne's best quality craft market, with lots of great restaurants, galleries, and busker entertainment close-by!

Sue Smith - Auckland - New Zealand

Sue is based in Auckland, New Zealand and you can get more information by contacting her via email using this email link

Sue's Koru Sue's Mokume box
Koru Earrings and stand
Mokume Gane and Sterling silver box

Garie Sim - Singapore

Garie has a wonderful range of classes for children
You can visit Garies Website for further information

Shirley Dougan - Melbourne - Australia

Shirley travels the globe teaching doll sculpting classes in polymer clay
Shirley welcomes visitors to her studio - please ring first to arrange a time.
Contact Information for Shirley
169 York Rd
Mt Evelyn
Vic 3796
AUSTRALIA
ph: (03) 9736 3804
mob: 0409 013 106
Email Shirley

Lex Sorrentino - Canberra - Australia

A NODAAA (National Original Doll Artist Association Of Australia), Diamond Gold Seal Artist and currently NODAAA'S Canberra Co-Ordinator, Lex runs classes every Wednesday night at 7.30 and Thursday morning at 10.30.
These classes run for 3 hours. (Supplies extra).You can make anything you want from fairies, elves, goblins, santas, wizards, witches, mermaids,etc,etc......to dragons and gargoyles.
You can contact Lex via email using this email link for more information.

Melanie Dilday - Denmark - Western Australia

"I've found my forte in teaching and am totally loving it" says Melanie. She teaches at the Fremantle Art Centre and at Tafe too as well as holding her own private classes. She also runs a bed and breakfast in her pictureque West Australian town of Denmark and now holds polymer clay retreats that are tailored to suit the individual..
Melanie teaches a variety of polymer related classes and you can find these listed in our events section.
Visit Melanies Website for further information or you can contact Melanie via email using this email link for more information.

Sera Pinwell - Sydney - Australia

Sera Pinwill is the designer/artist behind Bella's Beads, Buttons and Decorative Frippery. She is located in Sydney, NSW and teaches classes in beginner to intermediate polymer clay projects and techniques.
Classes are not scheduled, however you can contact Sera via email using this email link for more information.

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Take a look at some photos from classes held at previous venues.

Stamping Stuff - Auckland New Zealand - Tutor Petra

Britsh Polymer Clay Guild - Lichfield - England - Tutor Petra

Rainbow Silks - Great Missenden - England - Tutor Petra


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