Imagine Your World in Clay

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North Light Books, May 22, 2005 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 80 pages
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Use your imagination to create a world in polymer clay!

With her trademark charm and easy-to-follow instruction, best-selling artist Maureen Carlson opens her bag of tricks to create an entire world in clay! Children 6-12, or anyone with an interest in polymer clay, will discover tips, techniques and secrets for sculpting anything they can see in the world in around them. In this book, you'll discover:Projects for creating characters in clay, with sections on creating the face, hands, ears, eyes and more!A special section on using photographs to create figures that look like friends and family.Simple step-by-step projects for making objects such as tables, chairs, cars and sports equipment.Inspiration and ideas to spark your own imagination.Explore an entire world made of clay and your imagination!

 

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Contents

Getting started
Working with clay
Mixing colors
Seeing shapes
Finding shapes
Making shapes
Pencil puppets
imagine the people in your world
Armatures
Making characters in clay
Small Characters
Large Characters
Making real people in clay
imagine the things in your world
Creating clay clothing
Dresses and skirts

Secrets to creating clay characters
Creating a skin color
The head
The Mouth
Lips
Teeth
The Nose
Ears
Eyes
Hair
Hands
Feet and shoes
Poses
Pants
Special clothes
Uniforms and sports stuff
Making things in your world
Wooden chairs
Comfy chairs
Beds
Tables
Food
Cars
Stuffed animals
Imagination time
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