The Art of Resin Clay: Techniques and Projects for Creating Jewelry and Decorative Objects

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Crown Publishing Group, 2011 - Crafts & Hobbies - 144 pages
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Discover the Creative Possibilities of Resin Clay

Imagine being able to imitate the look of rare coral, create oversized but featherweight statement jewelry, or mix clay with other mediums—all without firing. The Art of Resin Clay explores the creative potential of this material, in both air-dry and two-part formulas, and guides you through everything you'll need to get started:

• Information on choosing the right kind of resin clay, essential tools and techniques, and safety guidelines
• Tips for mixing colors, finishing, and adding jewelry findings
• 20 projects covering a variety of creative techniques
• Galleries of work by influential artists and crafts designers who use this versatile material
 

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User Review  - Nanette Donohue - Book Verdict

Resin clay shares a number of characteristics with polymer clay, including ease of use and reasonable cost, but it isn't as commonly used. Experienced jewelry designer Haab (The Art of Metal Clay) and ... Read full review

Contents

Working with Resin Clay 22 Iaux Coral 48
21
JewelryMaking Basics
35
CHAPTER 3
59
Designing an Ornate Bezel
65
Designing an Organic Bezel l l l
73
Embedding Beads and Mosaics I
81
Creating a Smooth Inlay
89
Creanng Realisnc Food
101
CONTRIBUTING ARTISTS
140
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Sherri Haab is the bestselling, award-winning author of more than twenty books, including The Art of Metal Clay,The Art of Resin Jewelry, Sherri Haab Jewelry Inspirations, and Jewelry Upcycled!Sherri teaches jewelry making seminars throughout the United States and around the world. Her daughtersRachel and Michelle Haab are experienced crafters, and Michelle is the co-author of Dangles and Bangles. To find out more about Sherri's classes or to see what's new on her blog, visit SherriHaab.com.

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