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

Tools & Techniques for Sculpting Realistic Figures

By Katherine Dewey

Watson-Guptill Publications, 9780823015030, 144pp.

Publication Date: May 1, 2008

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Description

Katherine Dewey's expressive and elegantly detailed sculptures enchant all who see them. With the magical medium of polymer clay and this book, you can follow in her footsteps.

Thorough instructions supported by more than 400 step-by-step color photos and 200 detailed drawings cover the entire process of sculpting realistic figures. Easy-to-read maps of the figure illustrate the landmarks of the body, while scale diagrams indicate the simple shapes hidden within the human form, as well as how to combine and model those shapes.

For anyone who loves fantasy, romance, nature--or sophisticated crafting--this book is a must-have.


About the Author

Artist Katherine Dewey has used polymer clay to create fanciful, exquisitely detailed sculptures for more than thirty years. She conducts many workshops around the country each year and is a featured artist on many polymer clay forums and websites. She lives in Maxwell, Texas. Visit her on the Web at elvenwork.com.
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