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The Polymer Clay Techniques Book

The Polymer Clay Techniques Book
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  • Sales Rank:18,056
  • Languages:English (Published), English (Original Language), English (Unknown)
  • Color:Paperback,
  • Media:Paperback
  • Number Of Items:1
  • Edition:0
  • Pages:128
  • Shipping Weight (lbs):0.98
  • Dimensions (in):8.5 x 0.3 x 11
  • Publication Date:October 15, 1999
  • MPN:NL31503
  • ISBN:1581800088
  • UPC:035313315039
  • EAN:9781581800081
  • ASIN:1581800088
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Editorial Reviews:
Discover the wealth of creative possibilities that versatile and colorful polymer clay has to offer.

Here are all the techniques you need to create oven-clay projects: buttons, beads, jewelry, figurines, boxes, mosaics, and frames.

The book begins with some basic techniques to get you started, including rolling, baking, and gluing. It then moves on to marbling effects, simulating textiles, making frames, building miniature pots, and creating faux stones.

Inspirational examples of work from some of the best polymer clay artists in the world will fire your imagination and provide ideas for developing your own designs.
Amazon.com Review
It's hard to imagine a material more versatile than polymer clay. What other medium yields perfectly convincing simulations of everything from marble, wood, ivory, and jade to metal, porcelain, mosaic, enamel, and semiprecious stones--not to mention flowers, food, and sculptural forms? With a thoroughness rarely found in other books on the subject, Sue Heaser explains all of these methods and more, supplementing her excellent instructions with good, clear photos. Although she includes a number of full step-by-step projects, this is primarily a techniques-driven presentation. Beginning with the preliminaries of materials, preparation, color mixing, baking, and other basics, Heaser then moves on to clay manipulation (beads, millefiori, molds, vessels, frames, flowers), sculpting (simple animals, faces, armatured figures), embellished treatments (stamping, painting, metallic effects, image transfers), and simulations (stones, antique effects, wood, miniatures). Chapter-opening spreads showcase exquisite works by a variety of polymer clay artists, and a helpful appendix compares the handling properties of all the leading polymer clay brands. Beginners will most likely be more comfortable with a more project-oriented approach, but anyone already bitten by the polymer clay bug will find this an essential idea book. --Amy Handy

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