Suzanne Andrews

Port Ryerse, Ontario, CANADA

Reverse Mokume Gane

This session will begin with a short discussion on the discovery and we will explore different “around” the house tools that can be used.  I’ll demonstrate, start to finish of how to accomplish this technique: what different colors do to the finished project, what to do with before and after pieces, and finally, a question & answer session

I have taught College level Master Spinners classes and other craft classes.)


To add another layer of techniques to the MG Arsenal. Attendee can confidently use this technique in their studio.


As a full time artist for 40 years, I was exposed to every medium possible. I first used Fimo 30 years ago to make tiny fish earrings for my husbands marine themed booth. I was selling weaving. We retired 10 years ago and I picked up polymer again.

Caning became my refuge. I watched every video, followed every teacher and thank them all for the abundance of good advice they have given. I have taken classes both in person and via Zoom with Carol Simmons, Carol Blackburn, Fiona Abel Smith, Melissa Terlittzi, Jana Benzon Roberts ,Barbara Farjardo- the list goes on. Absorbing all they had to offer and trying my best to create beautiful objects. ( and fulfill my artists desire to create).

Mokume Gane is relatively new to me , about 4 years of creating in it. Then on to another style or technique. I didnt realize that what I was doing with MG was different than what others did. I knew I obtained beautiful results by pushing beyond what was the usual.

I am fortunate to belong to wonderful guilds with inspirational people. A weekly meet-up on zoom with a close knit group of amazingly talented and giving clayers brings new insights every week.

I have been married for 54 years to Bob , a very talented artist. We have two sons, 6 grandchildren and 6+3 Great- grand children.