Creating Lifelike Figures in Polymer Clay: Tools & Techniques for Sculpting Realistic Figures (Paperback)

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How-tos by the master of realistic fanciful polymer figures!

* More than 400 step-by-step full-color photos and 200 drawings

* Innovative techniques, taught by a master

* Inspiring ideas, practical information

Anyone who has ever marveled over Katherine Dewey's amazing creations has wondered, "How did she "do" that?" In "Creating Lifelike Figures in Polymer Clay," the renowned artist reveals exactly how she makes her incredible human figures and fantasy characters--and how polymer-clay crafters everywhere can do the same. With more than 400 step-by-step photographs in full color plus 200 detailed drawings, Dewey teaches how to sculpt realistic figures in any scale using her simple applique approach. She covers the entire process: selecting clay, making modeling tools, proportioning figures, posing, ethnic and gender subtleties, facial expressions, costumes in clay, and finishing touches. For anyone who loves fantasy, romance, nature--or sophisticated crafting--this book is a must-have.

About the Author

Katherine Dewey has used polymer clay to create fanciful, exquisitely detailed sculptures for more than 30 years. She lives in Maxwell, Texas. Visit her on the web at
Product Details
ISBN: 9780823015030
ISBN-10: 0823015033
Publisher: Watson-Guptill Publications
Publication Date: April 29th, 2008
Pages: 144
Language: English