Create + Play with Polymer Clay

August 23 - August 27, 2021

Create + Play with Polymer Clay


Details Fee Breakdown:
Tuition: $275
Material Fee: $40

Young artists will learn to manipulate polymer clay to create their own designs- small sculptures, animals, beads, and more! We’ll learn the basics of using tools and building armatures, choosing and mixing colors, and of course, have a ton of fun doing it!

*This workshop runs from 9:00am-3:00pm each day.

Level: Beginner and Beyond
Workshop Levels

Definitions of Skill Levels for Workshops

  • Beginner and Beyond: Introductory level course that presents basic knowledge of tools, materials and techniques and is geared towards first timers or those who want to improve and expand their technique. It takes time to build skills.
  • Advanced Beginner and Beyond: Instruction that assumes some familiarity with tools, materials and equipment. Includes reviews and builds on basic skill sets, allows for those with more experience to work at their own pace. Further development of fundamentals, participants have had at least one class or equivalent with professional instruction.
  • Intermediate: Course content that assumes a working knowledge of basic studio tools, materials and equipment necessary to accomplish the projects and techniques to be explored. Participants feel comfortable in the studio setting.
  • Intermediate to Advanced: Course content that requires a proficient working knowledge of studio tools, materials and equipment necessary to accomplish the projects and techniques to be explored in class.
  • Advanced: Assumes proficiency and advanced working knowledge of materials and studio tools and equipment so that the focus is on artistic narrative and/or technical development.
Ages: Ages 7-9, Youth



Emily Repp

Emily Repp grew up in Southwest Ohio, and earned a B.S. in Art Education from Miami University in 2010. She went on to teach classes in kilnformed glass to students of all ages at Brazee Street Studios in Cincinnati, OH. Emily moved to NYC in 2016 and was an instructor at UrbanGlass in Brooklyn, NY. She currently teaches at Katonah Art Center in Mt. Kisco, NY, and works as the Ceramics Studio Technician there. Emily has also worked as a production potter at Jono Pandolfi Designs, and currently creates her own work, primarily ceramics, which she sells at craft fairs across the region. Emily currently lives across the river from Peters Valley, in Bushkill, PA, and was the Youth Artist Fellow in 2019.