Release on 2011-01-15 | by Ann Mitchell,Karen Mitchell
Fabulous New Techniques for Making Jewelry and Home Accents
Author: Ann Mitchell,Karen Mitchell
Category: Crafts & Hobbies
Liquid Sculpey is a new medium with endless possibilities, and these two recognized experts have developed a considerable following for their handcrafted jewellery and accessories. Now they share their original sculpting techniques, so everyone can explore the exciting crafting opportunities offered by liquid polymer clay. Each chapter provides information on the development of the techniques and the medium or art application that inspired it. Twenty-two projects teach crafters how to combine polymer clay with beads, metal filigree and antique glass cabochons to create 11 unique jewellery and 11 home decoration items.
“Has the...advantage of tapping into the different expertise and styles of a variety of practitioners. Crafters can pick from among 31 projects, ranging from traditional (Chinese good-luck lantern) to extraordinarily modern (tiny jointed teddy bear)....A gallery of artists...adds insight and inspiration.”—Booklist.
In this tutorial we will show you how to use many products to create multi faceted art and designs using various kinds of stencils on paper and polymer clay. There are 54 pages, 25 techniques and how to combine them. It includes 2 full length complete projects, 75 photos and 7 bonus videos. With the techniques you will learn, you can create wall art, decor, fabric art, jewelry and more using many of the mixed media supplies you already have on hand and perhaps discover some new favorites
Release on 2006 | by Melvil Dewey,Richard Rogers Bowker,L. Pylodet,Charles Ammi Cutter,Bertine Emma Weston,Karl Brown,Helen E. Wessells
Author: Melvil Dewey,Richard Rogers Bowker,L. Pylodet,Charles Ammi Cutter,Bertine Emma Weston,Karl Brown,Helen E. Wessells
Includes, beginning Sept. 15, 1954 (and on the 15th of each month, Sept.-May) a special section: School library journal, ISSN 0000-0035, (called Junior libraries, 1954-May 1961). Also issued separately.
Here are 19 ways to take polymer clay a step further, with projects for adorning living rooms, kitchens, dining rooms, holiday parties, bedrooms and more. Each project provides a supply list, a list of colors and clays needed, photos and easy instructions. 300 illustrations.
40 Projects for Handmade Invitations, Greeting Cards, Gift Wrap, and More
Author: Paula Pascual
Pubpsher: Richmond Hill, Ont. : Firefly Books
Category: Crafts & Hobbies
Perfect for paper crafters, beginner and experienced. Creative Cards is a how-to guide to turning plain paper into personalized and unique gift cards, boxes, bags, tags, and wrapping paper. The book shows how to transform plain paper into something special, and how to wrap a gift for a beautiful presentation. The techniques section explains all the basics, such as using a bone folder, embellishing edges, choosing the right adhesive, working with 3-D decorations, stamping, gilding, die-cutting, and folding, with lots of how-to photographs. Projects are suited to making a single card or large quantities, and are coded to indicate how long they may take to complete. Tip boxes offer handy pointers and there are ready-to-use templates at the back of the book plus a section on choosing and laying out text on a computer. The step-by-step projects include: Baby shower invitation Birth announcement Children's party invitation Birthday card for a man Wedding folder 50th anniversary card New home Valentine Halloween Christmas card For the occasional crafter or the experienced hobbyist, Creative Cards is rich with expert advice and colorful inspiration.