Looking for the best Polymer Clay books? Browse our list to find excellent book recommendations on the subject.
- Art Makers: Polymer Clay for Beginners: Inspiration, techniques, and simple step-by-step projects for making art with polymer clay (2019)
- The Polymer Clay Techniques Book (1999)
- Modeling Clay with 3 Basic Shapes: Model More than 40 Animals with Teardrops, Balls, and Worms (2016)
- The Polymer Clay Cookbook: Tiny Food Jewelry to Whip Up and Wear (2009)
- The Complete Book of Polymer Clay (2010)
- The Art of Polymer Clay Millefiori Techniques: Projects and Inspiration for Creative Canework (2008)
- The Dollhouse Flower Shop: Flowers and plants from stencilled polymer clay (2019)
- Mini Menagerie: 20 Miniature Animals to Make in Polymer Clay (2019)
- Masters: Polymer Clay: Major Works by Leading Artists (2011)
- Polymer Clay Gemstones: The Art of Deception (2013)
- Creating Lifelike Figures in Polymer Clay: Tools and Techniques for Sculpting Realistic Figures (2008)
Art Makers: Polymer Clay for Beginners: Inspiration, techniques, and simple step-by-step projects for making art with polymer clay (2019)
Polymer Clay for Beginners introduces artists, art hobbyists, and polymer clay enthusiasts to this versatile, accessible medium. Because polymer clay and needs only baking in the oven, it is an easy, approachable art form for even the most inexperienced artist to learn. Professional artist and experienced author Emily Chen demonstrates how to , , , and more through .
The Polymer Clay Techniques Book (1999)
Discover the wealth of creative possibilities that versatile and colorful polymer clay has to offer. Here are all the techniques you need to create oven-clay projects: buttons, beads, jewelry, figurines, boxes, mosaics, and frames. The book begins with some basic techniques to get you started, including rolling, baking, and gluing. It then moves on to marbling effects, simulating textiles, making frames, building miniature pots, and creating faux stones.
Modeling Clay with 3 Basic Shapes: Model More than 40 Animals with Teardrops, Balls, and Worms (2016)
Teachers, parents, and kids will adore this funny, step-by-step guide to creating more than 40 adorable animals. With three basic shapes (ball, worm, and teardrop), children will learn how to create personality-filled critters.
The Polymer Clay Cookbook: Tiny Food Jewelry to Whip Up and Wear (2009)
celebrates favorite foods with 20 tiny, deliciously realistic food charms to make from polymer clay and fashion into unique jewelry. Styled as a cookbook for the beginning miniaturist "chef," the introductory chapters discuss the "basic ingredients" and techniques used for polymer clay and jewelry-making. The remainder of the book offers 20 "recipes" grouped by category: fruits, breakfast, lunch and dinner, sweets and snacks, and holiday foods.
The Complete Book of Polymer Clay (2010)
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. The Complete Book of Polymer Clay is an encyclopedic book by renowned expert Lisa Pavelka includes the latest techniques, handy tips, and trade secrets.
The Art of Polymer Clay Millefiori Techniques: Projects and Inspiration for Creative Canework (2008)
A thousand and one ideas for making beautiful polymer clay millefiori. In Venetian glassmaking, slender rods of molten glass are shaped, then cut to reveal amazingly detailed patterns: flowers, geometric shapes, dancing colors. These slices are called millefiori, “thousand flowers,” because they form a carpet of flowers when placed side by side.
The Dollhouse Flower Shop: Flowers and plants from stencilled polymer clay (2019)
A riot of flowers in polymer clay but this time made like never before usingstencils to ‘print’ the plant parts.This little handbook is largely intended as an aide to using Angie ScarrMiniatures stencils effectively but it is also full of hints and tips about gettingmaterials and colours right and how to display your work.Stencilling with a mix of solid polymer clay and liquid clays is a new adventurefor both Angie and…
Mini Menagerie: 20 Miniature Animals to Make in Polymer Clay (2019)
Pop a penguin in your handbag, take an elephant on holiday or chill out on the sofa with a sloth. With these tiny polymer clay projects you can have fun with these adorable animals no matter what size your home is. Mini Menagerie includes a gorgeous giraffe, cute cat, sweet swan and fabulous flamingo, the projects have clear step-by-step instructions that will ensure your miniature creatures are perfectly formed.
Masters: Polymer Clay: Major Works by Leading Artists (2011)
Featuring the world’s most dazzling and innovative work, this new entry in the Masters series focuses on the incredibly popular medium of polymer clay.
Polymer Clay Gemstones: The Art of Deception (2013)
This is not your ordinary how-to book! Austin TX based authors and polymer clay artists Kim Schlinke and Randee M. Ketzel artfully mix a clever mystery with 20 how-to projects that show step-by step photographs and instructions to create your own “ancient artifacts.” These polymer clay masterpieces are beautiful enough to grace a museum collection-or yours!
Creating Lifelike Figures in Polymer Clay: Tools and Techniques for Sculpting Realistic Figures (2008)
Katherine Dewey’s expressive and elegantly detailed sculptures enchant all who see them. With the magical medium of polymer clay and this book, you can follow in her footsteps. Thorough instructions supported by more than 400 step-by-step color photos and 200 detailed drawings cover the entire process of sculpting realistic figures.
Best Polymer Clay Books Worth Your Attention
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Easy Homemade Pottery: Make Your Own Stylish Decor Using Polymer and Air-Dry Clay
Author(s): Easy Homeamde
ID: 3124058, Publisher: Page Street Publishing, Year: 2021, Size: 236 Mb, Format: epub
Creative Polymer Clay: Over 30 Techniques and Projects for Contemporary Wearable Art
Author(s): Heidi Helyard
ID: 3125308, Publisher: David and Charles, Year: 2021, Size: 218 Mb, Format: epub
Make Cute Stuff with Polymer Clay: Learn to make a variety of fun and quirky trinkets with polymer clay
Author(s): Shelley Kommers
ID: 3583722, Publisher: Walter Foster Publishing, Year: 2021, Size: 22 Mb, Format: epub
Please note that this booklist is not definite. Some books are really best-sellers according to Los Angeles Times, others are composed by unknown writers. On top of that, you can always find additional tutorials and courses on Coursera, Udemy or edX, for example. Are there any other relevant resources you could recommend? Leave a comment if you have any feedback on the list.