Polymer Clay Jewelry for Beginners: Learn to make a variety of colorful pieces--from earrings and pendants to bracelets and necklaces (Art Makers #1) (Paperback)

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Learn how to make your own unique and professional-looking earrings and necklaces using polymer clay through 15 photo-illustrated step-by-step projects.

A new generation of crafters has breathed fresh life into polymer clay jewelry. Today’s geometric statement necklaces and earrings lend themselves perfectly to polymer clay art. Polymer clay is lightweight, inexpensive, and infinitely customizable. Great for beginning and experienced crafters alike, Art Makers: Polymer Clay Jewelry for Beginners show you how to create your own beautiful jewelry in this fun, flexible medium.
  This book provides a full introduction to the craft—from selecting the right materials and working with the clay to trying new textures and adding colorful effects. Singh also discusses jewelry design, finding inspiration, and offers ideas for creating your own looks. To introduce new techniques, the book progresses through 15 projects that increase in complexity as you learn more skills. Each project comes with templates, step-by-step instructions, and in-progress photographs.

Perfect for polymer clay and homemade jewelry enthusiasts alike, Art Makers: Polymer Clay Jewelry for Beginners is the go-to resource for creating fresh and on-trend jewelry in this easy-to-work-with art form.

The Art Makers series is designed for beginning artists and arts-and-crafts enthusiasts who are interested in experiencing fun, hands-on mediums, including polymer clay, embroidery, and papier-mache.

About the Author


As a first-generation Indian-American, Ishita Singh has spent her whole life trying to find the balance of being “Indian enough,” while also “American enough” to fit in. It wasn’t until college, when she was at UC Davis studying economics and international relations, that she realized she didn’t have to choose one culture over the other. Over the last few years, since graduating in 2017, Ishita has spent her time working as a business analyst for multiple tech companies—and has made sure to bring her fashion sense to the office!

She draws inspiration from the beauty of our rangeen (colorful in Hindi/Urdu) world. What started with mixing clothing from both cultures has transformed into an Indo-Western aesthetic in jewelry. After work, Ishita enjoys playing with clay to create fluid and versatile pieces that blend cultures.
 
You can find Ishita’s work online at instagram.com/shop.rangeen and www.rangeenstudios.com.

Product Details
ISBN: 9780760375402
ISBN-10: 0760375402
Publisher: Walter Foster Publishing
Publication Date: June 7th, 2022
Pages: 128
Language: English
Series: Art Makers