The Art of Polymer Clay Millefiori Techniques: Projects and Inspiration for Creative Canework
A thousand and one ideas for making beautiful polymer clay millefiori • Step-by-step directions and photos, the Donna Kato way • Easy techniques, knock-your-socks-off results In Venetian glassmaking, slender rods of molten glass are shaped, then cut to reveal amazingly detailed patterns: flowers, geometric shapes, dancing colors. These slices are called millefiori, “thousand flowers,” because they form a carpet of flowers when placed side by side. Now celebrity author Donna Kato shows crafters exactly how to re-create these intricate, fascinating designs in polymer clay.The Art of Polymer Clay Millefiori Techniquesreveals the entire process: how to work with the polymer clay, the basics of planning and creating a cane, and using color effectively. Dozens of canes, from simple to simply stunning, are included, and everything is clearly explained and illustrated with full-color photos, the Donna Kato way. Throughout the book, examples of stunning work by such millefiori artists as Kathy Amt, Pier Voulkos, and Kathleen Dustin provide inspiration. There must be a thousand ways to make beautiful millefiori . . . explore them all inThe Art of Polymer Clay Millefiori Techniques.
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I consider myself a beginner in polymer clay even after working with it for several years. This book had projects that were easy for me to do, and they helped clean up a good deal of the scrap clay ... Read full review