May 2013 Meeting: Faux Labradorite

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Labradorite is naturally occurring, mostly in Canada and Norway as well as some meteorites. Gem quality labradorite is known as spectrolite. Also used as decorative clock faces , tables and counter tops. Is said to have healing powers. Colors: Dark and light blue, purple, light brown, green and gold.

Supply List

  • One and a half sections translucent Premo clay with pea size silver clay.

Two sections translucent clay-Pardo if you have it.

Black

Silver

  • Lisa Pavelka crafting foil in silver – an option is to use one of the samplet sheets, in green or blue, you got in your goody bag from the retreat.
  • Alcohol Inks in 2 or 3 of the colors listed above. Good choices are Meadow and Stream. Also ink in Slate and Butterscotch.
  • Paper towels
  • Soft cloth like T-shirt fabric
  • Alcohol
  • Glad wrap

Tools

  • Needle tool
  • Craft blade
  • X-acto blade
  • Brayer
  • Pasta machine

The meeting will be held at the City Arts Center (which has just been renamed the Oklahoma Contemporary Arts Center) at the State Fair Park (3000 General Pershing Blvd.) on May 11th from 1:30 to 4:30.