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TABLE OF CONTENTS

  • Tools, Supplies & Basic Information
  • Some Basic Techniques:
    • Rubber Stamps and Clay Stamps
    • Molds & Texture Sheets
    • Image Transfers
    • Simple Silk-Screening
    • The Skinner Blend
    • Mokume Gane
    • Creating Canes
    • Antiquing
    • Crackling
    • Gilding
    • Sanding and Buffing
    • Glazing and Sealing
    • Creating Faux Materials
    • Rolling Beads
    • Punch Cutters
    • Inclusions
    • Inks and Paints
    • Buried Treasure Surface Technique
  • Projects:
    • Faux Jade & Turquoise Bracelets
    • Faux Braided Leather Necklace
    • Sun Catcher
    • Collector's Egg
    • Easel-Framed Pictures
    • Tiny Filigree Boxes
    • Dressing Up Your Clay Tools
    • Square Pendant
    • Mermaid Pinch PUrse
    • Earring Holder
    • Buried Treasure Photo Book
    • Mini-Kaleidoscope to Wear
    • Chunky Cartoon Bracelet
    • Faux Carved Ivory Jewelry
    • Precious Pod Jade Necklace
    • Dragon Skin Treasure Box
    • Decorative Knobs
    • Elegant Fan & Light Pulls
    • Ring-a-Ding Necklace
    • Tall Teapot
    • Cookie Cutter container
    • Silk-Screened Clock
    • Knotty Jewelry
    • Decorative Mask
    • Light-Bulb Vessel
  • Gallery of Artists' Work
  • Index

Title: Artful Ways with Polymer Clay
Author/Designer: Dotty McMillan
Format/Publication Date: HC:2006
Publisher: Sterling Publishing Co., NY
Page Count: 160
Book Dimensions(ht. x w.): 10 1/4" x 8 3/4"
ISBN: 1-4027-0282-5

SUMMARY- This book covers some advanced techniques, including a more complicated Skinner Blend using more than two colors. The gallery is fairly short in back - most of the book is taken up with the wide variety of projects. I was especially taken with the braided leather necklace and the faux ivory beads.