By Ronna Weltman
Artistically combining polymer clay with twine, this unique handbook teaches crafters and jewellery makers the right way to create natural, refined, and modern jewellery. a number leading edge thoughts in designing beads and parts from polymer clay are mixed with wireworking parts, encouraged clasps and ear wires, twine bead caps, polymer clay tipped head pins, and extra for a signature glance. Explaining basics of jewellery layout, this guide additionally delves into what makes a bit «primitive» and the way to accomplish an natural impression via colour blending and textures. integrated are a wide selection of polymer clay and twine jewellery layout and texture concepts, 15 extraordinary certain initiatives, and a gallery of accomplished works.
Read or Download Ancient Modern: Polymer Clay And Wire Jewelry PDF
Similar crafts & hobbies books
Liquid Sculpey[registered] is a brand new medium with never-ending probabilities, and those famous specialists have constructed a substantial following for his or her hand made jewelry and components. Now they proportion their unique sculpting suggestions, so everybody can discover the fascinating crafting possibilities provided by means of liquid polymer clay.
Linda Jones brings you antoher 35 extraordinary step by step jewellery tasks encouraged through the ever well known motifs and paintings of the traditional Celts. Her appealing twisted twine and bead designs can have you rushing in your bead field. utilizing just some beads, a spool of twine, and some easy instruments, you can start right now as Linda tells you completely every little thing you must comprehend.
Making and Manipulating Marionettes is an excellent advisor to a craft and function paintings that has interested audiences for over 2,000 years. Handsomely illustrated all through, it provides specified directions for the making of marionettes, either for performs and for acts within the style culture. All features of marionette layout, building, and regulate are coated, and there are infrequent insights into really expert designs and stringing ideas.
- Modeling the Figure in Clay (Practical Craft Books)
- New ways with polymer clay
- Fast, Fun & Easy Fabric Cover-Button Jewelry: Create Gifts & Glamour in an Afternoon
- Green Guide for Artists: Nontoxic Recipes, Green Art Ideas, & Resources for the Eco-Conscious Artist
- Basic Bookbinding
Additional info for Ancient Modern: Polymer Clay And Wire Jewelry
ANCIENT MODERN FIGURE 5 50 Cane-Banded Bead 25 Make a 20mm base bead from translucent clay and poke a hole through it with the needle tool. 26 Use the leftover cane from the Ring Bead on p. 49 or make another cane using the same colors from Steps 1 and 2. Gently press down on the cane so that it is slightly flattened (Figure 6). Cut slices from the flattened cane and lay them on your work surface. 27 Holding the base bead on the needle tool, use a tissue blade to lift the cane slices off the work surface and place them onto the bead, forming a band (Figure 7) Once you are happy with their placement, pat them firmly to affix the band to the base bead, but still keeping a gentle touch so you don't distort the canes.
If the edge of the sheet is smooth, the clay is probably well-conditioned. If the edge is rough and jagged, the clay probably needs to be run through some more. If you want to create a jagged edge, you can create one by leeching the clay. Leeching the clay dries it out. Roll out a thin sheet of clay and place it between two sheets of white paper. Rub the paper so it adheres to the clay. Leave it overnight or longer, and when you return to it you'll see the paper has absorbed some of the moisture from the clay Run the leeched clay through the pasta machine and you'll get craggy edges, which can be a fabulous effect.
You can add a drop of water to act as a glue to keep them together. COLOR RECIPE BUMPY TEAL BEAD: 46 Cover the packing-peanut ball with the marble blend (created in Step 44) Roll it in your hand like you're rolling a ball. It will be lumpy since the packingpeanut core is lumpy. 1 part turquoise polymer clay 1 part white pearl polymer clay 1/2 part gold polymer clay 47 Poke a hole through the bead with the needle tool. Cure for 30 minutes, cool, and apply brown shoe polish with a firm paintbrush.