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The Absolute Beginners Guide Working with Polymer Clay

Author : Lori Wilkes
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Following the successful format of The Absolute Beginners Guide series, this 5th book in the series is the perfect choice for beginners who want to expand their jewelry-making skills. Jewelry makers will love experimenting with the 24 easy projects in The Absolute Beginners Guide: Working with Polymer Clay. Helpful tips and instructions on the basics, tools, and color are followed by progressive projects that put techniques into action. Budding polymer clay artists will learn how to make and shape beads, add texture and surface interest, develop faux techniques, work with creative caning and pattern, and more.

Polymer Clay Jewellery for Beginners

Author : Sue Heaser
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This practical manual is the second in the series "Polymer Clay Jewellery for Beginners" by Sue Heaser. It is aimed at those with little or no experience in polymer clay who wish to learn simple sculpting techniques for making adorable animal and bird jewellery. It is crammed with easy to follow step-by-step original drawings and colour photographs covering all the basic techniques for simple sculpting.The projects are from Sue's popular first book on polymer clay “Making Polymer Clay Jewellery” which was published in 1997 and is now out of print. They have all been updated and improved for today's crafters.Polymer clay is a wonderful modern modelling compound that you can bake to a permanent hardness in your home oven. Non-toxic and easy to use, it comes in a huge variety of colours, is inexpensive, and is widely available all over the world. Simple animal sculpture is easy to learn and an ideal starting point for beginners who enjoy character jewellery. Learn how to sculpt simple basic shapes in clay that are the building blocks for making appealing little animals and birds, then after baking, make them into pendants, earrings and brooches. The book has lots of ideas for variations and will give you an excellent foundation of knowledge on how to make polymer clay sculpted jewellery.More titles in Sue's series “Polymer Clay Jewellery for Beginners” are in the works!

Polymer Clay Book for Beginners

Author : Laurel Fennimore
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Do you have a passion for handcrafts and are curious about how to make your own jewelry, doll, and basic sculpture from polymer clay? If so, then read on...

Art Makers Polymer Clay for Beginners

Author : Emily Chen
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Start making beautiful crafts from polymer clay! Art Makers: Polymer Clay for Beginners is your guide to this kiln-free craft. Polymer Clay for Beginners introduces artists, art hobbyists, and polymer clay enthusiasts to this versatile, accessible medium. Because polymer clay does not require the use of a kiln and needs only baking in the oven, it is an easy, approachable art form for even the most inexperienced artist to learn. Professional artist Emily Chen demonstrates how to make animal figurines, flowers, cookies, cakes, beads, and more through easy, step-by-step projects. Each project features colorful, styled photographs demonstrating how finished pieces can be used, displayed, and gifted. A comprehensive tools and materials section and detailed information on techniques, baking, and glazing guide artists in their quest to become polymer clay pros. An inspirational gallery provides even more ideas for those who want to continue learning how to work with this easy-to-use medium. A modern approach to sculpture art, polymer clay is the perfect choice for beginners and crafting enthusiasts.

Polymer Clay Delicious Desserts

Author : Emily Chen
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Everything you need to get started on making adorable polymer clay dessert sculptures. Add colorful decorations to your kitchen with these easy-to-make polymer clay desserts! This art kit includes 6 colors of polymer clay, 3 sculpting tools, and a 32-page project book with step-by-step instructions for creating a variety of miniature desserts. Polymer clay requires only an ordinary household oven for baking, so this is an accessible art form for beginning artists. The finished sculptures look great as a display in your kitchen, or can be given to friends and family as gifts.

The Polymer Clay Techniques Book

Author : Sue Heaser
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A step-by-step guide to creating different crafts, such as buttons, beads, and mosaics, using polymer clay

The Complete Book of Polymer Clay

Author : Lisa Pavelka
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Box making has always been one of the perennial favourites of all wood projects and because wooden boxes make such meaningful gifts, this collection of beautiful, durable and functional box projects is sure to please. All of the designs are based on traditional boxes, historically inspired by Shaker, Arts & Crafts, and other popular styles. But this is not a book of exacting reproductions for master craftsmen only, these are attainable interpretations of some of the most enduring box designs, all presented in a step-by-step format, with photos and detailed instructions. The author, a fine-furniture maker, offers tried-and-true tips for avoiding pitfalls as well as alternative design and construction options. Most of the boxes are easy to build, though a few offer challenges. A wide array of design styles and the consistent high level of detail in the projects will appeal to a range of woodworkers.

Polymer Clay Book for Beginners

Author : Laurel Fennimore
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Are you in search of innovative projects that you can try out to sharpen your artistic skills? Do you have a passion for handcrafts and are curious about how to make your own jewelry, doll, and basic sculpture from clay? If so, then your search is over! This book, Polymer Clay Book for Beginners, presents art in the most beautiful and enlightening form, opening your eyes to the splendor in art with its focus lens on polymer clay. Why polymer clay? Polymer clay is a long time admirable art, and though it is just gaining popularity and massive international recognition, it allows you to show a very high level of creativity. It can be described in just two words; creativity and fun. It is best for children who like to play with their hands while working out their imagination. Polymer clay will give you great hours of crafting joy as you work your hands through the mixture. Polymer clay is also inexpensive and very easy to find. You are certain to find some in your local craft store. This is a very flexible art that gives room for innovations and sharp creativity. With polymer clay, any idea is worth birthing forth and is a potential art edifice, just with your hands, and lumps of clay. And yes, you don’t need to be a master to get it right, your mess of an innovation or idea could be celebrated as the world’s number one most outstanding masterpiece. As Sir Ralph Waldo Emerson rightly said many years ago, “every artist was first an amateur.” In other words, if any artist can build sculptures, as an amateur you can do much more, that is if you start working towards it, now. Well, all you really need to get started is your imagination and enthusiasm. With your imagination, you can travel into the ancient time and create the most beautiful art piece of all time and with enthusiasm, you can make it happen. In this beginner book, you will; · Be more acquainted with what polymer clay entails, its historical timelines and how it works. · Get to know the different application areas of polymer clay. · Be familiar with the terms associated with polymer clay. · Be exposesd to the tips, tricks and techniques used in polymer clay art that will set you on your way to becoming an expert in the art. · Be enlightened on the tools and materials needed to get you started. · Educated on the safety measures to adhere to when working with polymer clay. · Get started with making beautiful polymer clay crafts with the aid of the 20 polymer clay project ideas discussed in this book with step-by-step instructions and graphical illustrations to guide you along the process. …And a whole lot more! What more are you waiting for? Hone your creative abilities, and build your crafting skills with this beginner's guide to polymer clay. To begin your journey, simply grab a copy of this book RIGHT NOW

Polymer Clay Techniques Book for Beginners

Author : Kyler Tyson
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Polymer clay is a very adaptable medium which is ideal for learners and expert specialists the same. It very well may be a difficult and complex mechanism for the individuals who need to push the cutoff points. However, it is likewise exceptionally simple for apprentices and beginners to get great outcomes, when you know a couple of tips and deceives. Here are some useful polymer clay tips for fledglings. In case you're keen on a more top to bottom conversation of these points, a few of them connect to longer articles.

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.

Polymer Clay Sculpting Handbook

Author : Daxton Kayson
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Polymer clay is great stuff. It's reasonable, simple to discover, and can be formed into anything you can dream of. A couple of years back I began playing with the clay as an approach to center my imaginative energy away from computer games. In this instructable I'll be sharing a couple of the chiseling and completing strategies that I've gotten while chiseling with stove prepare polymer clay.

Polymer Clay 101

Author : Angela Mabray
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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.

Polymer Clay

Author : Catherine Foristin
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Create Amazing Polymer Clay Animals Today Learn everything you need to know about working with polymer clay and making polymer clay animals. This book is for anyone who wants to learn about working with polymer clay. It is for those who are interested in making animal creations out of polymer clay and understanding how they can create their own projects. It is also for anyone who just wants to sit down and have a little bit of fun creating cute animals out of polymer clay. You will learn everything you need to know so that you choose the correct polymer clay for you. You will learn about the tools you will need when you are just starting to work with polymer clay. You will also learn exactly how to create different animals by using polymer clay. By the time you finish reading this book you are going to be able to create several different animals out of polymer clay as well as create your own projects. You will be able to move on to more difficult, detailed and realistic looking projects. You are going to understand how you can take a picture of any animal and use your polymer clay to create a tiny replica of the animal. Why You Must Have This Book! > In this book you will learn how to create adorable polymer clay animals. > This book will teach you the steps to creating several different animals out of polymer clay. > In this book you will learn how to add fur to your polymer clay creations. > This book will guide you through every step to creating each polymer clay animal. > This book will teach you how to ensure your clay is not too soft or too hard for you to work with. > In this book you will learn all the tips and tricks you will need to make sure your creations come out the beautifully. What You'll Discover from the Book "Polymer Clay: The Ultimate Beginners Guide to Creating Animals in 30 Minutes or Less! ** Why you need to try out different brands of polymer clay and why you need to create color chips for each clay you purchase. ** How to make sure your colors do not smudge and what to do if they do smudge. ** Step by step instructions on how to create a cat with fur. **The importance of having a designated work space. **What to do to ensure you do not transfer polymer clay colors do not transfer from your hands to your projects. **How to make sure you store you polymer clay so that it does not dry out or go bad. Let's Learn Together! Hurry! For a limited time you can download "Polymer Clay The Ultimate Beginners Guide to Creating Animals in 30 Minutes or Less" for a special discounted price of only $2.99 Download Your Copy Right Now Before It's Too Late! Just Scroll to the top of the page and select the Buy Button. ----- TAGS: Polymer Clay - Polymer Clay for Beginners - Clay - Polymer Clay Animals - Polymer Clay Jewelry - Sculpture

Polymer Clay Jewellery for Beginners

Author : Sue Heaser
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This practical manual is an ideal guide for complete beginners to polymer clay and is crammed with easy to follow step-by-step colour photographs covering all the basic techniques for simple caning. Polymer clay is a brightly coloured oven-baked modelling clay and the book shows how you can get started with only a few basic tools that you will probably have already in your home.Learn the best ways to make gorgeous colour blends of clay to create beautiful flower and leaf millefiori canes. Slice the canes and shape them into beads, pendants and earrings. Sue's easy to understand style then takes you through assembling the jewellery by adding findings, making cord necklaces and creating earrings.This is the first book in Sue's series “Polymer Clay for Beginners.” More titles are in the works!

Crafting Cute

Author : Danielle Clark
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Let Dani Banani of the popular Etsy shop FunUsual Suspects show you how to make 50 kawaii creations out of inexpensive and easy-to-find polymer clay. Kawaii—the culture of cuteness, originating in Japan—is everywhere, and it’s time to join the cuteness revolution with these amazingly fun projects. Just follow the simple step-by-step photos and instructions to create darling characters, ranging from small trinkets to larger home accessories, including: 25 itty-bitty and ridiculously cute charms, earrings, brooches, and figurines of Popsicles, macarons, French toast, waffles, bacon and eggs, donuts, tacos, sloths, unicorns, and more. 15 adorable midsize pieces, such as plant holders, desk accessories, and ring holders in the shapes of llamas, hedgehogs, whales, jellyfish, and more. 10 large “showstopper” pieces, such as a rainbow soap dish, fairy garden, penguin tic-tac-toe game, and robot paper clip holder. With information to get you started, including techniques on softening the clay, color mixing, and baking, Crafting Cute will have you delightfully sculpting in no time.

Creating Life Like Animals in Polymer Clay

Author : Katherine Dewey
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Enchanting, exquisitely detailed and full of personality, Katherine Dewey's animal sculptures delight all who see them. With the friendly medium of polymer clay and the step-by-step instructions in this book, you can achieve the same magical results! Inside, Katherine leads you through then utterly charming projects, such as a sweet little bluebird, a basset hound and a white-tailed fawn. And that's just the start! The "Making Changes" chapter will help you create your own original animal creations by changing poses, making realistic bases, and even modeling your animals to look like bronze, fade and other materials.

Polymer Clay for Beginners

Author : Morris Brown
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Polymer Clay for beginners is a book that provides Helpful method and information on the basics, tools, and ways to be followed progressively in putting various techniques into action for greater result. polymer clay artists will learn how to make and shape beads, add texture and surface interest, develop faux techniques, work with creative caning and pattern, and many more

Polymer Clay Extravaganza

Author : Lisa Pavelka
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Discover the unlimited potential of polymer clay! Whether you're a seasoned polymer clay artist looking for fresh ideas or a beginner looking for a new craft, this book's for you. Inside you'll find 21 easy-to-follow, step-by-step projects designed to push your creativity to new levels. Lisa Pavelka shows you how to put an exciting, new twist on polymer clay techniques by incorporating beads, foil, rubber stamping and wire to create unique decorative effects. You'll create jewelry, picture frames, greeting cards, garden accessories and more. Important guidelines for buying and working with related tools, plus tips for baking your polymer clay safely help you get started with skill and confidence. You'll be amazed at what you can create!

Polymer Clay for Beginners

Author : Joey Fancher
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Featuring detailed guides to key tools and techniques from talented expert sculptors, this book is vital reading for anyone wanting to explore clay sculpture. Learn which tools are best suited to your needs and how to use them effectively, explore diverse materials and pick up helpful tips from leading professional sculptors as you start your journey into clay sculpture. With meticulous tutorials, a handy glossary of sculpting terms, and copious amounts of inspiration, this book is an excellent resource for anyone wanting to try their hand at creating incredible 3D characters.

Making Polymer Clay Beads

Author : Carol Blackburn
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A comprehensive introduction to the materials, tools, equipment, and techniques used to make unique beads with a variety of shapes, colors, and finishes. The straightforward instructions discuss topics that include conditioning raw clay and making simple shapes; producing more complex shapes, such as rounds, canes, and spirals; decorating the beads with foils, powders, and millefiori; and creating faux effects like ivory, bone, turquoise, marble, and silver. A gallery of beads by internationally renowned artists, hundreds of step-by-step photographs of new beads designed by the author, and a clay gauge that allows one to estimate how much clay is necessary to make a specific quantity of beads are included, making this a comprehensive guide that will provide inspiration, demonstrate the range of effects that can be achieved in polymer clay, and teach beaders how to incorporate these beads into jewelry designs.