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Mixed Media In Clay

Author : Darlene Olivia McElroy
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What can you do with clay? Anything you want. For all that you can make with it, clay is an artist's dream--the perfect way to add more "mix" to your mixed-media art. But if the baking and firing it usually requires aren't your thing, you've come to the right book! In Mixed Media in Clay you'll use this traditional medium in excitingly different ways (no oven or kiln needed), and we'll also explore a wide array of alternative clays and clay-like options (resin, plastic, paper mache, plaster and more, even homemade recipes) and the many surprising ways you can use them. Create jewelry beads or a large sculpture. Produce a print or a textural background for a painting. Cast a replica or a replacement part. Create art big and small. There's no limit what you can do with clay and its creative cousins! Darlene Olivia McElroy and Pat Chapman expertly guide the way with plenty of inspiration, ideas, techniques and troubleshooting tips. Inside you will find: • 19 chapters covering printing, casting, molding, armatures, sculpting, pouring, dipping and more • 12 types of clay and alternatives (including resin clay, paper mache, plaster, fiber paste and Critter Clay, powdered clay and more) plus recipes for six make-at-home clay mediums • More than 130 techniques, more than 40 tips and countless project ideas • Access to exclusive online content--4 full step-by step projects and even more tips and techniques So, what are you waiting for? Let your clay-play adventures begin!

Mixed Media In Clay

Author : Darlene Olivia McElroy
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What can you do with clay? Anything you want. For all that you can make with it, clay is an artist's dream--the perfect way to add more "mix" to your mixed-media art. But if the baking and firing it usually requires aren't your thing, you've come to the right book! In Mixed Media in Clay you'll use this traditional medium in excitingly different ways (no oven or kiln needed), and we'll also explore a wide array of alternative clays and clay-like options (resin, plastic, paper mache, plaster and more, even homemade recipes) and the many surprising ways you can use them. Create jewelry beads or a large sculpture. Produce a print or a textural background for a painting. Cast a replica or a replacement part. Create art big and small. There's no limit what you can do with clay and its creative cousins! Darlene Olivia McElroy and Pat Chapman expertly guide the way with plenty of inspiration, ideas, techniques and troubleshooting tips. Inside you will find: • 19 chapters covering printing, casting, molding, armatures, sculpting, pouring, dipping and more • 12 types of clay and alternatives (including resin clay, paper mache, plaster, fiber paste and Critter Clay, powdered clay and more) plus recipes for six make-at-home clay mediums • More than 130 techniques, more than 40 tips and countless project ideas • Access to exclusive online content--4 full step-by step projects and even more tips and techniques So, what are you waiting for? Let your clay-play adventures begin!

Polymer Clay Mixed Media Jewelry

Author : Shirley Rufener
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Polymer clay is one of the most versatile craft projects on the market â€" you can cut, carve, stamp, mold, sculpt and add texture, all to create individualized jewelry. With easy-to-follow step-by-step instructions, and the author’s “can do†attitude, success is a sure bet. Shirley Rufener will guide you through basic techniques and 25 projects. Discover how to simulate the look of glass, enamel, fine porcelain and chalked ceramics, without the use of an expensive kiln. As a bonus, techniques include creating your own homemade, translucent, custom rubber stamps to use on clay and for traditional rubber-stamping.

Polymer Clay and Mixed Media Together at Last

Author : Christi Friesen
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Mixed media brings lots of new possibilities to polymer clay crafting. Polymer Clay and Mixed Media—Together at Last is about making polymer clay figures—jewelry pieces, focal beads, décor items, knick-knacks—and incorporating beads, fibers, fabrics, glass, stones, etc. to create special effects. Embellishing polymer clay with mixed media adds a sophistication and richness without making the projects complicated or inaccessible to the average crafter.

Inspired Remnants Curious Dreams

Author : Kerin Gale
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Imagine being given the "building blocks" that allow you to construct an infinite number of dimensional works of art, using as many elements as you like! Inspired Remnants, Curious Dreams is your construction dream date to building whatever your creative mind can churn out. In this book, author Kerin Gale will introduce you to the incredible possibilities of using epoxy clay to make jewelry, lighting fixtures, accessories, decorative art pieces, a mirror, an evening bag, an aquarium and more! There are many things to discover about this clay and Kerin has much to share with you. Inside you'll learn such things as: • Painting techniques to create striking and aged finishes. • Working with epoxy clay as a construction tool for joining disparate objects. • How to create realistic molds from any objects that catch your fancy. • Combining epoxy clay with polymer clay for additional solutions. • An easy way to make your own texturing tools. • And that's just a start! Become inspired by this exciting new medium. Let Inspired Remnants, Curious Dreams be your imagination's springboard into an incredible new world. You'll never look at dimensional mixed-media art the same way again!

Making Mixed Media Art Charms and Jewelry

Author : Peggy Krzyzewski
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Art charms are easy to create from nearly any material imaginable and fun to use in creative jewelry pieces. This book presents nine chapters organized by medium — including paper, found objects, polymer clay, plastic, wood, fiber, resin, metal, and glass — and gives directions to make three charms in each category. Step-by-step instruction and clear photography are helpful to beginners, while the innovative designs make a great refresher for more advanced crafters. Making Mixed Media Art Charms and Jewelry focuses on the technique and constructing the charms so that everyone can create their own personalized art charms.

Polymer Pizzazz

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Polymer Pizzazz is the essential resource for learning to use polymer clay. This book showcases the many ways of using the material to create beads, pendants, brooches, and earrings. A variety of techniques, such as canes, chains, and faux effects, including faux cinnabar, faux porcelain, faux lacquer, and faux stone pieces, are taught by innovative clay artists. A thorough Basics section will help beginners. Projects include making painted disk beads, marbled beads, filigree beads, and more.

Mixed Media Doll Making

Author : Linda O'Brien
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Inspired by the “Dada” notion of making art from materials that would not typically be combined or expected to go together, and driven by a similar sense of irony and humor, this book presents a unique approach to creating mixed-media dolls. A must-have for anyone interested in found object art and the human form, it is a thoughtful and provocative exploration of the power, symbolism, and cultural significance of dolls and representational figures. The authors share detailed techniques for using surface embellishments, using molds and molding products, and building and transforming disparate objects into whimsical, inspiring dolls. Beginning with a variety of substrates, readers are guided step by step through five types of doll construction. Numerous variations on each of the core projects promote further experimentation. Includes an inspiring gallery of mixed-media dolls from leading artists.

Drawing Lab for Mixed Media Artists

Author : Carla Sonheim
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Carla Sonheim is an artist and creativity workshop instructor known for her fun and innovative projects and techniques designed to help adult students recover a more spontaneous, playful approach to creating. Her innovative ideas are now collected and elaborated on in this unique volume. Carla offers a year's worth of assignments, projects, ideas, and techniques that will introduce more creativity and nonsense into your art and life. Drawing Lab for Mixed-Media Artists offers readers a fun way to learn and gain expertise in drawing through experimentation and play. There is no right or wrong result, yet, the readers gain new skills and confidence, allowing them to take their work to a new level.

101 More Mixed Media Techniques

Author : Cherril Doty
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Explore a diverse array of adventurous methods for creating mixed media art with 101 More Mixed Media Techniques. Whether you are an experienced artist or just starting out, you'll discover new, approachable concepts for creating and embellishing your own mixed media art with 101 More Mixed Media Techniques. Following in the footsteps of 101 Mixed Media Techniques, this companion edition explores even more versatile mixed media techniques, from printmaking, wabi-sabi painting, embossing, antiquing, and washi tape to paper collage, ephemera, pyrography, and resists. Each technique is presented with simple, easy-to-follow instructions and beautiful examples from talented mixed media artists. In addition to learning new mixed media techniques, you'll also discover ideas and inspiration for using the methods in your own projects and developing your own personal style. With more than a hundred options to choose from, 101 More Mixed Media Techniques has something for every artist and is guaranteed to spark new forms of creativity!