mercredi 18 février 2009

The Art of Polymer Clay Millefiori Techniques

Découvrez le livre de 176 pages "The Art of Polymer Clay Millefiori Techniques: Projects and Inspiration for Creative Canework" de Donna Kato et Vernon Ezell pour les photographies, paru en janvier 2009 en qui traite sur le sujet des motifs "millefiori" en pâte Polymère (appelée également FIMO).

«A thousand and one ideas for making beautiful polymer clay millefiori.
• Step-by-step directions and photos, the Donna Kato way.
• Best-selling author—over 110,000 books sold.
• Easy techniques, knock-your-socks-off results.
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. Now celebrity author Donna Kato shows crafters exactly how to re-create these intricate, fascinating designs in polymer clay. "
The Art of Polymer Clay Millefiori Techniques" reveals the entire process: how to work with the polymer clay, the basics of planning and creating a cane, and using color effectively. Dozens of canes, from simple to simply stunning, are included, and everything is clearly explained and illustrated with full-color photos, the Donna Kato way. Throughout the book, examples of stunning work by such millefiori artists as Kathy Amt, Pier Voulkos, and Kathleen Dustin provide inspiration. There must be a thousand ways to make beautiful millefiori... explore them all in "The Art of Polymer Clay Millefiori Techniques".
Donna Kato is one of the world’s best-selling authors on polymer clay crafts».

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