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Elegant Gifts in Polymer Clayby Lisa Pavelka
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The immediate success of Lisa Pavelka's first book, "Polymer Clay Extravaganza, demonstrates the unending enthusiasm crafters have for the beauty and versatility of polymer clay. In this new book, Lisa presents several new and exciting techniques for creating 20 simple gift items that are elegant works of art. Inside, readers will find: - Upscale gift items that are a both useful and attractive--including a miniature purse, a jewelry box, change caddy, clock, picture frame, wedding stemware, a beaded pendant and more- Polymer clay basics and step-by-step instructions for beginners, as well as new techniques and sophisticated designs that appeal to more experienced polymer clay artists- Detailed instructions for creating tortoise shell effects, rich enameled surfaces, the marbled look of mokume gane, foil resists, faux mother-of-pearl and the brilliant iridescence of dichroic glass- Further creative inspiration presented in an outstanding gallery of projects by other well-known polymer clay artists
Lisa Pavelka, author of Polymer Clay Extravaganza, returns with a new book that presents several exciting techniques for creating 20 simple gifts that are also elegant works of art. Projects include a miniature purse, a jewelry box, a change caddy, a picture frame, a beaded pendant, and more.
Use the beauty and versatility of polymer clay to create elegant gifts your family and friends will adore. Lisa Pavelka guides you in creating 20 sophisticated polymer clay projects using the latest techniques for a variety of stunning gift ideas.
Inside you'll find step-by-step instructions and full color photos to ensure success with each remarkable project. You'll discover easy-to-follow techniques for creating tortoise shell effects, rich enameled surfaces, the marbled look of mokume gane, foil resists, faux mother-of-pearl and brilliant iridescence of diachroic glass. You'll use these techniques to create gifts such as a toasting goblet, a key rack, a votive candleholder and more. A wealth of sidebars, hints and tips take the guesswork out of crafting each of these stylish gifts. A gallery of projects is included to inspire you even further.
Stretch your creative boundaries and explore the limitless possibilities of polymer clay.
The author of "Polymer Clay Extravaganza" returns with a new book that presents several exciting techniques for creating 20 simple gifts that are also elegant works of art.
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