Polymer Clay Masterclass by Judy Belcher and Tamara Honaman
11 Master Artists, 15 Projects, Incredible Inspiration
250 color illustrations
Polymer Clay Master Class offers readers unique insight into the techniques and creative interactions of eleven master artists in a series of 15 projects, showing how artistic interaction can enrich their work and help develop a signature style.
Even artists and artisans with completely different styles of work have been influenced, challenged, moved, and inspired by the work of others. Each chapter focuses on the collaborative journey of a pair or trio of artists. It delves into the motivations and processes of each individual artist as they share a project that showcases their expertise, and then documents how their work is changed or influenced by working with other top polymer clay artists. The book features 15 projects by master artists such as Lindly Haunani, Sarah Shriver, Robert Dancik, Sandra McCaw, Cynthia Tinapple, Seth Savarick, Julie Picarello, Leslie Blackford, Wendy Wallin Malinow, Dayle Doroshow, and Judy Belcher.
Polymer Clay Creative Traditions by Judy Belcher
Techniques and Projects Inspired by the Fine and Decorative Arts
Thousands of crafters have discovered that polymer clay is versatile, easy to use, and just plain fun. Now they can use this exciting medium to create remarkable new work inspired by the decorative arts of the past. Polymer Clay Creative Traditions lets both beginners and experienced artisans draw inspiration from painting and drawing, ethnic carving, quilting, ceramics, sculpture, glass, metalwork, and more. Through 300 stunning photographs and fascinating text, author Judy Belcher reveals how these influences can be expressed in polymer clay. An introduction on the history and handling, plus tips and techniques throughout the book, make Polymer Clay Creative Traditions an invaluable guide to creating works of art that blend a great material of today with the greatest design ideas of yesterday.
Millefiori Story with Judy Belcher
Creating Polymer Clay Canes instructional DVD
Millefiori Story is the essential guide to creating beautiful polymer clay canes. Millefiori canework is a time-honored glassmaking technique that easily translates into polymer clay. Judy spins tales of caning that will take you from basics to very intricate canes that you can make into jewelry, home decor and more. The techiques on this DVD will help you create magnificent art that will tell a story of your own. Run time 141 mins.