Ok, so that’s a bad joke. But there were a lot of new and interesting products at the Synergy Vendor Fair. Jeweler Thomas Mann was there with his Studio Flux products. Eberhard Faber brought Efaplast, a microwavable modeling clay that looks very intriguing. I got to examine some of the cured stuff. It seems buoyant, almost cork-like and they say you can carve it and paint it. They recommend you use a dedicated microwave for this product.
Polymer Clay Express was there with their new Bracelet Angle Jig Kits. Wilma demonstrated making bracelets for six hours! Ann and Karen Mitchell were there displaying products for Amaco and had a new pendant roller that I’m definately going to get.
Dan Cormier was there with Cutting Edge Peelers and new tools he developed to expand your Skinner Blend repertoire. Kato PolyClay was there with new liquid clay colors I don’t see on the website yet. Robert Dancik sold Faux Bone and a neat beveling tool to cut it with. I bought one and am going to try it on cured polymer clay.
Here are a few pictures from the fair.