Run, do not walk, to your nearest bookstore for an
amazingly beautiful collection of polymer clay pieces by, probably, at
least one person you know personally.
Last February (2003) pcPolyzine
printed an announcement from Lark Books requesting
submissions of polymer clay designs for an upcoming title. The fruits
effort are ripe for the picking in 400 Polymer
The jurors, who included Irene
Semanchuk Dean, selected an exquisite collection of polymer clay work from
well-known artisans to newcomers.
is on the work, and the playing field was level for artists of all
chose to submit designs.
Lark Books website describes 400 Polymer
top artists such as Nan Roche,
Barbara McGuire, and Gwen Gibson make this the best showcase of polymer
work ever assembled. With everything from jewelry and vessels to art
sculptures displayed in superb color photos, the versatility and beauty
medium is exquisitely evident. Mosaics, millefiori, canework, and
stamped, and embossed pieces: there’s a little bit of everything to
eye. Dayle Doroshow’s magical Egyptian Spell Book features carvings and
transfers that blend seamlessly with gold leaf, candles, branches, and
Luann Udell’s faux-ivory artifacts take their inspiration from the
art in France’s Lascaux caves. It’s the largest—and finest—book
contemporary polymer art available anywhere. 8 X 8. All in color.
Internet search will most probably land you at Amazon.com where the
book is for
sale for the unbelievable low price of $10.01. I paid $3.99 shipping
total of $14.00. I would have gladly paid double for this museum of
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