The Art of Jewelry: Polymer Clay : Techniques, Projects, Inspiration
Rarely has a volume featured so much pioneering work! With the latest translucent, metallic, and liquid polymers added to their arsenal, jewelry artists have pushed beyond the craft's traditional boundaries and entered new creative worlds. This collection of exquisite contemporary jewelry showcases that progress, offering inventive techniques, insights from contemporary creators, and eye-opening pieces by the premier innovators in polymer clay. Judith Skinner, who developed the now universally termed 'Skinner blend', offers a pin featuring a design inspired by an Amish quilt. Mixed-media artist Luann Udell demonstrates how to create a brilliantly colored necklace from faux African trade beads. And that's just the start! All the pieces appear in beautiful color images, accompanied by the artists' design tips and illuminating commentary.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - beadinggem - LibraryThing
Not every beader wants to make their own beads. But for those who do, this book not only shows you how, but has beautiful projects with instructions. The designs are modern in style. Read full review
The art of jewelry: polymer clay techniquesUser Review - Not Available - Book Verdict
These jewelry projects by 14 different artists emphasize polymer clay as a contemporary art form. In most cases the clay is disguised as some other medium, such as bone or metal. These projects are ... Read full review
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