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TABLE OF CONTENTS

  • Introduction
  • POLYMER CLAY BASICS:
    • Characteristics of Polymer Clay
    • Brands of Polymer Clay
    • Polymer Clay Tools and Materials
  • INTRODUCTION TO MILLEFIORI:
    • Making Millefiori
    • Color
    • Mixing Color
    • Designing with Color
    • Contrast
    • Millefiori Techniques
    • Bullseye Cane
    • Reduction
    • Overpacking and Cutting Cane Shapes
    • Embedding Cane Slices
  • CREATING WITH MILLEFIORI:
    • Basic Striped Slab:
      Cactus Flower Pin
    • Faux Bone
    • Adding a Striped Border
    • Windowpane Cane
    • Zipper Cane:
      Pop Art Pin
    • Zigzag Stripe Pattern Cane
    • Jellyroll Cane
    • Tile Cane
    • Snail-Type Jellyroll Cane
    • Checkerboard Cane
    • Checkerboard Ikat Cane
    • Kaleidoscope Canes
    • Klimt Cane:
      Klimt Pyramid Ring
    • Shape-Sthifting Canes
    • Starry Night Canes:
      Starry night Pin
  • MILLEFIORI AND THE SKINNER BLEND:
    • Two-Part Skinner Blend
    • Three-Part Skinner Blend
    • Skinner Blend Plugs:
      Skinner Blend Tube Bead Eyeglass Leash,
      Squiggly Beads
    • Skinner Blend Bullseye Cane
    • Basic Monarch Butterfly Cane
    • Skinner Blend Ikat Cane
    • Skinner Blend Ikat Snail-Type Jellyroll Cane
    • Translucent Canes:
      Translucent Overlay Beads
  • FLOWERS, FEATHERS, AND FACES:
    • Flower Canes
    • Component Flower Cane:
      Floral Scene
    • Feather Cane:
      Convex Manju Pendant with Feather
    • Face Cane
    • Mirror Imaging
  • Suppliers
  • Contributors
  • Index

Title: The Art of Polymer Clay Millefiori Techniques: Projects and Inspiration for Creative Canework
Author/Designer: Donna Kato
Format/Publication Date: TPB:2008
Publisher: Watson-Guptill Publications, NY
Page Count: 176
Book Dimensions(ht. x w.): 10" x 7 3/4"
ISBN: 0823099180

SUMMARY- There is so much great information in this book. I'm a big fan of canework, and this book provides a huge variety of techniques to try out. The projects are beautiful and there are huge numbers of well photographed examples throughout. I highly recommend this book.