Polymer Clay Color Inspirations

Techniques and Jewelry Projects for Creating Successful Palettes

By Lindly Haunani; Maggie Maggio
(Potter Craft, Paperback, 9780823015016, 144pp.)

Publication Date: August 25, 2009

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Description

Lindly Haunani and Maggie Maggio are renowned for their courses and workshops on color as well as for their outstanding polymer clay work. In this book, they offer instruction and inspiration that focuses on polymer clay as a learning tool that readers can use to explore their own color instincts and preferences and develop their own palettes.

Each chapter investigates a specific color principle, with the discussion supported by a related exercise, a “studio tool” assignment or demonstration, a polymer clay jewelry project, and a profile of a prominent polymer clay artist. Sample topics include:

•The Complexity of Color
•Three Properties of Color
•Choosing Your Palette
•Mixing Colors That Flow
•Matching Colors with Precision
•Games Colors Play
•Orchestrating Color Combinations
•Color Composition: Placement and Proportion
•Playful Patterns
•Tantalizing Textures




About the Author

LINDLY HAUNANI has more than eighteen years of experience as a polymer clay workshop leader. Her work has appeared in more than fifty invitational and juried shows.

MAGGIE MAGGIO has studied color for more than thirty years and for the last ten years has traveled the United States teaching color workshops to polymer artists.




Praise For Polymer Clay Color Inspirations

"Polymer clay is a wonderfully versatile material and a whole lot of fun to explore...This lovely book will show you how to identify your favorite colors and use them to create successful color schemes, make your own reference tools for creating jewelry designs, and study color interactions through eleven exercises and projects. That's a big bang for your buck!" --Bead Design Studio Magazine

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