This book will help unlock the wealth of creative possibilities that versatile and colorful polymer clay has to offer. All the techniques needed for creating fabulous oven-clay projects, including jewelry, figurines, mosaics and more are included. Beginning with basic techniques to get the novice started, it moves on to more advanced techniques such as marbling effects, simulating textiles and creating faux stones.
Ceramicists have been plying their art and craft for thousands of years, and are still very prolific today. This book is both comprehensive and brimming with more than 700 full-color photos and illustrations. It is a great guide for serious ceramics practitioners. Inside this book the artist will find step-by-step instructions for molding, firing and glazing techniques, each technique generously accompanied by detailed photographs. Also included are beautiful examples of contemporary work, historical information, artist profiles, troubleshooting tips as well as an extensive resource section. Great for students, artists and collectors, this book will make a valuable contribution to any library.
A 202-page, spiral-bound resource for modeling all kinds of projects and dioramas, whether for a school assignment or just for fun. The book is divided into two sections. The first section contains fully-illustrated step-by-step instructions for making 34 different projects for commonly studied subjects based on National Educational Standards. The second section contains more than 250 modeling tips and techniques detailing how to display a project, create terrain and landscape and sculpt, construct and detail structures. A great reference tool for school projects or other models.