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The Complete Book of Polymer Clay

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If crafts are big, then clay is colossal. From pins and pendants to bracelets, buttons, and embellishments, crafters of all ages are embracing the creativity that polymer clay inspires. This encyclopedic book by renowned expert Lisa Pavelka includes the latest techniques, handy tips, and trade secrets. Pavelka presents a sweeping overview of materials, how-to fundamentals, and construction techniques. She also introduces six original projects with complete instructions showing readers how to make pendants, curio boxes, a necklace, and a bracelet. Clear, concise, and comprehensive, this is an essential addition to any crafter's library, no matter his or her skill level. For even more inspiration, this indispensable reference features a gallery of 50 original projects by Pavelka and other talented polymer clay designers.

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Whether its pins and pendants or bracelets and embellishments, crafters of all ages are embracing the creativity that polymer clay inspires. This encyclopedic book by renowned expert Pavelka includes the latest techniques, handy tips, and trade secrets for working with clay.

About the Author

An award-winning artist, Lisa Pavelka is recognized internationally as an authority on polymer clay. She has written three other books on the topic and regularly contributes columns and articles to Family Circle, Belle Armoire, and Polymer Café. She has appeared on The Carol Duvall Show, DIY’s Jewelry Making, and Beads, Baubles and Jewels on PBS. She teaches workshops, leads crafting cruises, conducts trade-show demonstrations, and holds seminars on crafting with polymer clay. She lives in Las Vegas, Nevada

Table of Contents

Introduction

What You Need: An overview with photos of the clay and clay related materials.

What to Know

Millefiori
Skinner Blending
Transfers
Mokumé Gané
Metallic Effects
Faux
Molding/Forming
Stamping
Surface Treatments
Constructions
Gallery: More than 50 finished pieces. One-two additional projects with step-by-step instructions will appear at the end of each chapter, including:
Tips and Troubleshooting 
 Glossary of Terms
Resources
Index

Product Details

ISBN:
9781600851285
Author:
Pavelka, Lisa
Publisher:
Taunton Press
Author:
Ellen Lisa
Author:
, Ellen Lisa
Author:
Pavelka, Ellen Lisa
Subject:
Polymer clay.
Subject:
Polymer clay craft
Subject:
Jewelry
Subject:
General-General
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Print PDF
Publication Date:
20100231
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
425 photographs, 10 illustrations
Pages:
228
Dimensions:
9.90x9.40x.58 in. 1.64 lbs.

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