Polymer - The Chameleon Clay: ArtRanch Techniques for Re-creating the Look of Ivory, Jade, Turquoise, and Other Natural Materials

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Krause Publications, Oct 10, 2002 - Crafts & Hobbies - 144 pages
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Explore the versatility and beauty of polymer clay! In this new book, author Victoria Hughes shows readers an amazing array of finishes for this magical medium.

&break;&break;Hughes presents, in detail, how polymer clay can imitate various materials including ivory, jade, coral, shell, onyx, and turquoise through assorted finishing, shaping, baking, and molding techniques. Eighteen unique and stunning projects, including an ivory pendant and an accordion-style jade book, are featured and illustrated by 250 beautiful, step-by-step photographs and detailed line drawings. A gallery of finished pieces by the author and more than 10 other skilled artists offers inspiration for readers to go beyond what is presented to make their own unique creations.

&break;&break;Hughes, a well-known polymer clay artist, invented these techniques and teaches them nationwide.

  • &break;&break;New, inventive, and amazing techniques to make polymer clay imitate more than 10 different materials
  • &break;&break;Gorgeous photos of completed pieces to inspire creativity
  • &break;&break;Complete information and step-by-step instructions for creating each look

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User Review  - theporro - LibraryThing

A book filled with arttalk and mainly faux- projects. Consentrates on the difference between "somewehere near the idea" and getting it actually right by observing the materials better and with more thinking. Read full review

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