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New Ways with Polymer Clay

Author : Kris Richards
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Features projects for crafters of all skill levels, and shows how to choose clay and tools, store and clean, color customize, plus provides resource listings.

Creative Ways with Polymer Clay

Author : Dotty McMillan
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“Has the...advantage of tapping into the different expertise and styles of a variety of practitioners. Crafters can pick from among 31 projects, ranging from traditional (Chinese good-luck lantern) to extraordinarily modern (tiny jointed teddy bear)....A gallery of artists...adds insight and inspiration.”—Booklist.

Hinged Clay Bracelets

Author : Gloria Uhler
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The bracelet tutorials in this book will take you off the beaten path and introduce you to unique polymer clay bracelet links that employ unexpected materials, designs and tools. Learn to build bracelet connections with wire, chain, hardware hinges, spring hinges, cord, magnets, hooks and yes, clay! Novices and seasoned clay makers alike can benefit from this book. Color photos and how-tos will guide you to completing 25 polymer clay bracelets using fresh concepts for structure. Colorful tutorials include steps for making your own texture sheets and stamps using clay. In addition, you will find pages describing how to construct personalized bracelet forms, barrel bead molds, bikini bangles, cuffs and wraps. It's time to change the way you think about making polymer clay bracelets!

Artful Ways with Polymer Clay

Author : Dotty McMillan
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Provides the materials needed, the basic techniques, and instructions for a large number of craft projects with polymer clay. Includes a photo gallery of works by professional artists.

The Polymer Clay Techniques Book

Author : Sue Heaser
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Everyone can achieve great results with polymer clay. With the 50+ techniques in this book, readers can create polymer clay buttons or boxes or anything in between. Starting with the very basics (such as rolling, baking and gluing), it then moves on to more advanced methods: marbling, texturing, millefiori, bead-making, faux-stone effects and more. Feature spreads show exciting ways to combine techniques. A comprehensive guide to the medium, complete with everything from a listing of necessary tools and materials to inspiring examples of polymer clay art.

Passion for Polymer Volume 1 Book a Zine

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Passion for Polymer is the new print and digital book/magazine for the art and craft of polymer clay. Learn new ways to use your clay, see inspiration from some of the top artists in the craft, view galleries from our art challenge (and get involved yourself!) This issue features 11 project tutorials, several articles about running a small business, features about accomplished artists using polymer clay and mixed media, and inspirational photo galleries. Take a look at our Table of Contents in the "look inside" feature to see the topics for this volume. We've got several beautiful Steampunk themed projects, as well as art jewelry, decor, and more. Here's a flip through of our physical copy of the book-a-zine! https://vimeo.com/303900585

Polymer Clay Art Jewelry

Author : Ilysa Ginsburg
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Make gorgeous polymer clay jewelry with instruction and inspiration from polymer clay designers Ilysa Ginsburg and Kira Slye. The unique and artistic techniques in Polymer Clay Art Jewelry provide new, versatile ways for creating fantastic necklaces, earrings, bracelets and more! • 16 beautiful, eye-catching jewelry projects. • 4 creative themes that appeal to a range of styles. • Polymer clay techniques that use unusual tools and tricks. • Fun and inspiring for both beginner and intermediate levels.

Faux Surfaces in Polymer Clay

Author : Irene Semanchuk Dean
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New in Paper The colors, textures, and versatility of polymer clay make it a perfect medium for creating faux surfaces--and these 30 recipes for special finishing, shaping, baking, and molding techniques will transform polymer's appearance. Craft gorgeous faux gemstones; fool the eye with imitation metals, including Balinese silver and verdigris copper; and copy must-have naturals, from bone to leather. Or make simulated agate, slate, and marble. You'll find information on all the types of polymer clay, from translucent ones to some with mica powder, and see how to enhance their surface with paints, inks, wax compounds, and confetti. The unusual include a handsome makeup set, lapis lazuli drawer pulls, and Opal Earrings. "[A] well designed craft book...the end results dazzle."--Publishers Weekly Annex

Foundations in Polymer Clay Design

Author : Barbara McGuire
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Create Art with Polymer Clay Whether you are a student, teacher, crafter, or have an interest in art principles, you will discover new ways to unleash your creativity while creating with polymer clay. After a brief introduction to this versatile medium, the author presents the elements and principles of design, from color and value to emphasis and unity, which apply to all media. You will explore the concepts and complete exercises - which include step-by-step instructions and illustrations - aimed at stimulating and improving your design quality and creations. This indispensable guide includes: • More than 20 creative and functional projects • Artwork by celebrated artists from around the world • Hundreds of lavish full-color photos Comprehensive. Modern. Fundamental. An essential resource.Hundreds of lavish full-color photos Comprehensive. Modern. Fundamental. An essential resource.

Creating with Polymer Clay

Author : Steven Ford
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Describes the materials and techniques used to create such polymer clay objects as beaded baskets, jewelry, drapery rod ends, buttons, bird houses, and chess pieces

Polymer Clay Surface Design Recipes

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Regardless of your level of experience with polymer clay, the techniques and recipes for creating for combining clay with other media will inspire you to create unique surface designs. In addition to covering basic polymer clay techniques, tools, and materials, this book teaches you to use unique surface embellishments in your work. Styled as a recipe, each illustrated surface design is shown with complete instructions for replicating the design and is accompanied by three variations. Informative explanations of specific inks, paints, and powders are included, along with a section dedicated to showing complex design combinations. This book covers a range of topical application processes that include stamping, painting, and writing on clay along with step-by-step project ideas that put these techniques to use. A gallery of polymer clay art is included for further inspiration.

Polymer Clay 101

Author : Kim Otterbein
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Polymer Clay 101 teaches all the basics for crafting with polymer clay. With hundreds of detailed photos, it covers tools and supplies, all types of beading technique, and terrific projects that will get you started and inspire you to take your skills and make your own custom designs.

Mixed Media Mosaics

Author : Laurie Mika
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Imagine beautiful mosaic pieces with tiles that you easily create yourself! Mixed-Media Mosaics offers a fresh, new approach to a traditional art form. By making your own tiles from polymer clay, you control the size, shape, color and even the texture, resulting in beautiful finished pieces that include tabletops, boxes, jewelry and shrines. In addition to learning traditional tiling techniques such as working with grout and cutting glass tile, you'll also explore creative options for personalizing tiles: • Discover the magic of mica powders and the regal look they can give to mosaics • Learn quick and easy ways of adding paint to handcrafted and commercial tile • See how easy it is to create molds and cast your own relief tiles • Find ways to add personal meaning to your work with the addition of text tiles • Experiment with the addition of beads, jewelry and other embellishments by embedding them right into the tile! Whether you'd like to complete a mosaic tabletop for your patio, a jewelry box as a special gift, or simply experiment with jewelry, you'll find the inspiration you seek in Mixed-Media Mosaics. Start creating your custom mosaic pieces today.

The Art of Polymer Clay Millefiori Techniques

Author : Donna Kato
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A thousand and one ideas for making beautiful polymer clay millefiori. In Venetian glassmaking, slender rods of molten glass are shaped, then cut to reveal amazingly detailed patterns: flowers, geometric shapes, dancing colors. These slices are called millefiori, “thousand flowers,” because they form a carpet of flowers when placed side by side. Now celebrity author Donna Kato shows crafters exactly how to re-create these intricate, fascinating designs in polymer clay. The Art of Polymer Clay Millefiori Techniques reveals the entire process: how to work with the polymer clay, the basics of planning and creating a cane, and using color effectively. Dozens of canes, from simple to simply stunning, are included, and everything is clearly explained and illustrated with full-color photos, the Donna Kato way. Throughout the book, examples of stunning work by such millefiori artists as Kathy Amt, Pier Voulkos, and Kathleen Dustin provide inspiration. There must be a thousand ways to make beautiful millefiori . . . explore them all in The Art of Polymer Clay Millefiori Techniques.

The Dollhouse Flower Book

Author : Angie Scarr
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A riot of flowers in polymer clay. Stencilling with a mix of solid polymer clay and liquid clays is a new adventure. These ideas look at using polymer clay to produce beautiful, delicate flowers and plants which are resistant to moisture, semi translucent, in delicate, subtle or glorious colours without individual painting of leaves and petals.

The Art Craft of Polymer Clay

Author : Sue Heaser
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Polymer clay is one of the most popular and versatile mediums available to crafters, lending itself to a variety of applications ranging from decorative boxes, mosaics and miniature models to beads, buttons and jewellery. This comprehensive book features step-by-step instruction in over 50 techniques, including exciting ways to work with new materials such as liquid and metal clays. Large, clear photographs demonstrate basic skills such as rolling, colour mixing, marbling, and baking, progressing to more challenging methods of shaping, molding, and sculpting clay to make a wide range of projects. Create intricate patterns using millefiori techniques; embellish your work with metallic powders, gold leaf, stamps, and paint; choose from dozens of recipes for creating faux effects such as jade, amber, lapis lazuli, turquoise, antiqued metal, and mokumé gane. All tools and techniques are clearly explained, and a gallery of work by internationally renowned polymer clay artists demonstrates what can be achieved and provides inspiration for your own work.

Polymer Pizzazz

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Polymer Pizzazz is the essential resource for learning to use polymer clay. This book showcases the many ways of using the material to create beads, pendants, brooches, and earrings. A variety of techniques, such as canes, chains, and faux effects, including faux cinnabar, faux porcelain, faux lacquer, and faux stone pieces, are taught by innovative clay artists. A thorough Basics section will help beginners. Projects include making painted disk beads, marbled beads, filigree beads, and more.

Polymer Clay Art

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Make pretty home accessories using polymer clay A special collection highlighting material from some of Quarry's popular books about polymer clay art, this book will present a wide spectrum of the latest techniques and materials with many of the leading artists in the field. Learn how to create beautiful boxes, pendants, vases, wind chimes, book covers, jewelry and much more

Polymer Clay

Author : Irene Semanchuk Dean
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Provides step-by-step instructions for creating thirty objects from polymer clay, as well as an explanation of the various tools required to make these and many other decorative or fun clay products. Reprint.

Creative Home Decor in Polymer Clay

Author : Sue Heaser
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Here are 19 ways to take polymer clay a step further, with projects for adorning living rooms, kitchens, dining rooms, holiday parties, bedrooms and more. Each project provides a supply list, a list of colors and clays needed, photos and easy instructions. 300 illustrations.