Polymer Clay Global Perspectives

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

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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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Product details

  • Paperback | 160 pages
  • 216 x 254 x 13mm | 615g
  • Potter Craft
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • 350 4-COLOR PHOTOS
  • 0823085902
  • 9780823085903
  • 162,810

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 Perez 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
Natalia Garcia de Leaniz, 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
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

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
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About Cynthia Tinapple

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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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.show more
by Ivana
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