Polymer Clay Global Perspectives: Emerging Ideas and Techniques from 125 International Artists

Polymer Clay Global Perspectives: Emerging Ideas and Techniques from 125 International Artists

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By (author) Cynthia Tinapple

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  • Publisher: Potter Craft
  • Format: Paperback | 160 pages
  • Dimensions: 212mm x 252mm x 12mm | 600g
  • Publication date: 5 September 2013
  • Publication City/Country: New York
  • ISBN 10: 0823085902
  • ISBN 13: 9780823085903
  • Illustrations note: full colour throughout, includes photographs
  • Sales rank: 70,861

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This title presents the work of 100+ established and emerging international polymer clay artists. Each chapter will focus on a specific category of polymer clay work, including colour, fashion, miniatures and more. It includes in-depth profiles of influential artists and step-by-step demonstrations of his or her signature technique. In Polymer Clay Global Perspectives, polymer clay artist and founder of the blog Polymer Clay Daily, Cynthia Tinapple presents the work of more than 100 established and emerging polymer clay artists from around the world. Each chapter will focus on a specific category of polymer clay work, including colour, fashion, miniatures, sculpture, mixed media and caning, and will offer an in-depth profile of an influential artist, a step-by-step demonstration of his or her signature technique, and an inspiring overview gallery of related work by other artists.

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Cynthia Tinapple is the founder of the blog Polymer Clay Daily, a showcase for polymer clay art and a portal for the polymer clay community. A lifetime member of the International Polymer Clay Guild, she lectures at national and international craft and polymer clay conferences and teaches classes.

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By Ivana 05 Aug 2013 1

I am not satisfied with this book. It really disappoints me. Just one or two interesting tutorials to practice. May be it could be used to read some basic information about possible ways of polymer clay using.

Table of contents

Introduction 6 A History of Polymer 8 Polymer Clay in a Nutshell 11 Assessing Your Work 18 Chapter 1 Fashion Forward Eva Haskova, The Eastern Bloc, Prague, Czech Republic 27 Project: Colorful Rays Spiral Pendant 28 Fabiola Pérez Ajates, Speaking without Words, Madrid, Spain 35 Project: Floral Pendant 36 Chapter 2 Mixed Media Claire Maunsell, Glass Roots, Quebec, Canada 47 Project: Lightweight Hollow Forms 49 Christine Damm, Art Omnivore, Vermont, United States 55 Project: Sunshine and Clouds Layered Pendant 57 Chapter 3 Textures Natalia García de Leániz, Transmitting Happiness, Madrid, Spain 67 Project: Wobbling Mokume Bracelet 69 Genevieve Williamson, Play Is the Essence, Pennsylvania, United States 75 Project: Variations on a Theme Earrings 77 Chapter 4 Characters Camille Young, Video Game-Inspired Art, Arizona, United States 87 Project: Polymer Clay Illustration 89 Chapter 5 Small Scale Shay Aaron, Food for Thought, Tel Aviv, Israel 97 Project: Pizza Charm 99 Tejae Floyde, Pocket Art, Colorado, United States 103 Project: Simple Encased Heart 105 Chapter 6 Large Scale Gera Scott Chandler, Shorelines, British Columbia, Canada 115 Project: Inked Polymer-Clay Still Life 116 Chapter 7 Beadworks Wendy Moore, Flourishing, Broken Hill, Australia, and Birtamod, Nepal 125 Project: Tibetan Tube Necklace 127 Rebecca Watkins, The Practical, Impatient Artist, Pennsylvania, United States 135 Project: Floral Scribed Beads 137 Chapter 8 Canes 2.0 Kim Korringa, Chaos and Control, California, United States 147 Project: Fairy Wing Earrings 149 Polymer Masters 153 Resources 157 About the Author 158 Index 159