by Nan Roche, Chris Roche (Photographer), Sue Roche (Illustrator), Seymour Bress (Editor) Availability: Usually ships within 24 hours. Paperback - 144 pages Reprint edition (March 1992)
Beautiful,colorful beads, pins, earrings, jewelry, and even washing machine proof buttons to match your handmade clothing-all these and more can be yours for a few dollars worth of materials and the use of your own hands.You will see such striking pieces in this book that you are likely to become an addict even if you never had considered making your own jewelry before.Everything you need to know to be successful in working with the "New Clay" is covered clearly in Nan Roche's book. Excellent working diagrams show how easy it is to make the most complex looking designs. Over 100 color photographs show you the exciting work others are doing and will be an inspiration to you for your own work. Detailed diagrams show you how to get the most fantastic effects-designs that appear impossibly complex and beautiful turn out to be quite easy to do with Nan's guidance.Other books by Flower Valley Press - Five Artists-Five Directions in Polymer Clay by Jamey D. Allen - Beads and Threads by Diane Fitzgerald and Helen Banes - Beguiled by the Wild by Charley Harper - Inkle Weaving by Helene Bress - Thrums by Faithe Shaw Nunnele
Wonderful source of information on polymer clay.
July 5, 1998 Reviewer: A reader from Valparaiso, Indiana This is a great book for both beginners and more advanced polymer clay enthusiasts. The illustrations are beautiful and the directions are simple and straightforward. Anyone interested in working with polymer clay needs to own this book!
Even if you don't knead clay,you need this book !
March 29, 1997 Reviewer: A reader Nan Roche & Chris Roche have produced a how-to book that incorporates clear easy instructions on the background and use of polymer clay along with clear, exciting and creatively motivating photos of some of the most challanging clay pieces I have seen. Even if you do not knead clay, you need this book for the sheer joy of how those pictures open you mind to different ways of using materials. A must for every clay worker's library.