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New Publications for Summer and September

Innovations Complex Patterning

McCaw, Sandra
DVD-R DVD (AbbaDabba, 2011)

112 minutes
List Price: $34.95

In this lesson you will be guided through explicit step-by-step instructions in building complex geometric canes which have the illusion of depth. Sandra will talk about choosing colors and demonstrate how to create curved lines from straight ones using her original “Shape Shifting” technique. You will learn how Sandra develops her own intricate patterns using the included design template. Though this is considered an intermediate technique, Sandra believes that enthusiasts at all levels will be happy with their results!

Innovations Making it BIG

Lam, Loretta
DVD-R DVD (AbbaDabba, 2011)
List Price: $34.95

Bring on the drama! Join Loretta Lam in an exploration of construction techniques and fine craftsmanship for the creation of big, beautiful beads. Try new and different lightweight core construction. Whether you like round, organic, or geometric forms, once you know how to create large, lightweight elements you imagination will soar with the possibilities.

From Polymer to Art ORANGE #3 2011

Dawn, Amber and Ajates, Fabiola Perez and Overdijk, Anja and Tallon, Melody and Kims, Candy and D`Uva, Daniela and Grebennikova, Gallina and Breil, Helen and Airoldi, Maria and Wagner, Simone and Donker, Marjon and Veltenaar, Saskia and Dembinski, Chris and Blackburn, Carol and Greenberg, Donna and Weltman, Ronna Sarvas
Magazine (From Polymer to Art, 2011)
List Price: $17.25

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“From Polymer To Art” is a new international, English written, polymer art magazine.

This new glossy is an arty, fashionable magazine, all about polymer clay art!
Every edition has its starting point within a colour. So coloured quarterly themes!

Metal Clay Artist Volume 2 Issue 3

Miscellaneous Contributors

Magazine (Metal Clay Artist, 2011)
List Price: $8.99

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Metal Clay Artist Magazine is a publication devoted to the metal clay arts. This magazine is written for and by metal
clay artists of all levels! It strives to share and develop ideas, promote education and increase appreciation for the work done by those at the top of the field. Featured are information, interesting articles, guides, tips,
artist profiles, and resources for metal clay artists.

PolymerCAFE August 2011

Segal, Marie and Williams, Trina and Ward, Hazel and McMillan, Dottie and Davis, Peggy and Muronaka, Cassy and Mitchell, Karen and Mitchell, Ann
Magazine (Scott Publications, 2011)
66 pages
List Price: $6.99

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PolymerCAFE is a full-color bimonthly print magazine dedicated to providing news, instruction, and events to hobbyists and enthusiasts in the world of polymer clay. The magazine contains columns that range from beginner’s instruction to professional level craft and business information. Other article types include how-to, profiles of polymer clay artists, hints and tips, children’s, and product reviews.

In this issue:

  • Marie Segal: Art From My Heart – Trina Williams
  • Basic African Trade Bead – Marie Segal
  • Sugar Sweet Bangles – Hazel Ward
  • Soda Can Bracelet – Dottie McMillan
  • Wearable Art Challenge Results
  • Spirit Doll Coat Pins – Peggy Davis
  • Polymer Clay Vintage Button Box – Cassy Muronaka
  • Reversible Faux-Enamel Collar – Karen Mitchell and Ann Mitchell

and much more!

PolymerCAFE October 2011

Davis, Kathy and Mowat, Kellie and Mowat, Jodi and Orlowski, Wendy and Ford, Ginny and Fisk, Lynette and Sirott-Cope, Alene and Benedict, Pat
Magazine (Scott Publications, OCT 2011)
66 pages
List Price: $6.99

Buy this Magazine

PolymerCAFE is a full-color bimonthly print magazine dedicated to providing news, instruction, and events to hobbyists and enthusiasts in the world of polymer clay. The magazine contains columns that range from beginner’s instruction to professional level craft and business information. Other article types include how-to, profiles of polymer clay artists, hints and tips, children’s, and product reviews.

In this issue:

  • Kathy Davis: From Bears to Bells – Trina Williams
  • Steampunk Bronze & Polymer Pendant – Kathy Davis
  • Pin-Up Ghoul – Kellie Mowat
  • Mini Jack-O-Lanterns – Jodi Mowat and Kellie Mowat
  • Earth Crystal Pendants – Wendy Orlowski
  • Rolled Leaf Beads – Ginny Ford
  • Mummy Head Brooch – Lynette Fisk
  • Scrappy Stone Bowl – Alene Sirott-Cope
  • Cocooned Vampire Halloween Ornament – Pat Benedict

The Polymer Arts Fall 2011

Miscellaneous Contributors

Magazine (The Polymer Arts, 2011)
List Price: $10.00

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Planned content of this new quarterly magazine will include a rotation of regular articles on the following:

  • Material Issues-an in depth exploration of technical and creative polymer clay techniques and practices.
  • The New and Improved-testing new products and tools or exploring new ways to use existing products
  • Emerging Talent-gallery of new artists’ work with interviews
  • Mentor’s Gallery–Galleries of expert pieces with artist interviews
  • The Bottom line-Articles on selling, displaying, listing, marketing, etc.
  • In Good Company-Personal experience & reporting on events, retreats, and workshops.
  • The Lists-Links, contact information and summary descriptions of Publication opportunities, Contests and challenges, Events and classes, and Guilds and on-line communities

Expected Soon

The Art of Resin Clay

Haab, Sherri and Haab, Rachel and Haab, Michelle

Book (Potter Craft, 2011)
ISBN: 0823027236
144 pages
List Price: $21.99

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Enlightened Polymer Clay

Nagumo, Rie
Paperback Book (Interweave Press, MAR 2012)
ISBN: 1596686340
90 pages
List Price: $19.95

Explore the lyrical world of polymer clay. With its delicate, organic aura, polymer clay is the perfect expressive material for any jewelry design. Designer Rie Nagumo offers innovative ideas for making 29 unique and artistic jewelry pieces, including, necklaces, bracelets, rings, pendants, broaches, belts, and earrings. In Enlightened Polymer Clay, you’ll also find clear instructions on creating metal-clay chain links as well as ring forms, which enable you to incorporate your own fine metal findings into the designs.

The simple elegance of Nagumo’s designs speak to her deep appreciation of nature’s elements and forms—from stones and flowers to geometric shapes. Step-by-step instructions provide a clear roadmap to a variety of polymer clay techniques, such as mokume gane, caning, texturing, image transfers, and more. With Nagumo’s beautiful designs, you’ll discover how to maximize your self-expression without having to settle for unauthentic, mass-produced designs.

Also included is a how-to section for creating your own handmade polymer clay accessories combining silver clay such as Precious Metal Clay and Art Clay Silver—giving designs a rich, elegant appearance.

From Polymer to Art PURPLE #4 2011

Miscellaneous Contributors
Magazine (From Polymer to Art, NOV 2011)
List Price: $17.25

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“From Polymer To Art” is a new international, English written, polymer art magazine.

This new glossy is an arty, fashionable magazine, all about polymer clay art!
Every edition has its starting point within a colour. So coloured quarterly themes!

PolymerCAFE December 2011

Miscellaneous Contributors
Magazine (Scott Publications, DEC 2011)
66 pages
List Price: $6.99

Buy this Magazine

PolymerCAFE is a full-color bimonthly print magazine dedicated to providing news, instruction, and events to hobbyists and enthusiasts in the world of polymer clay. The magazine contains columns that range from beginner’s instruction to professional level craft and business information. Other article types include how-to, profiles of polymer clay artists, hints and tips, children’s, and product reviews.

The Polymer Arts Winter 2012

Miscellaneous Contributors
Magazine (The Polymer Arts, 2011)
List Price: $10.00

Buy this Magazine

Planned content of this new quarterly magazine will include a rotation of regular articles on the following:

  • Material Issues-an in depth exploration of technical and creative polymer clay techniques and practices.
  • The New and Improved-testing new products and tools or exploring new ways to use existing products
  • Emerging Talent-gallery of new artists’ work with interviews
  • Mentor’s Gallery–Galleries of expert pieces with artist interviews
  • The Bottom line-Articles on selling, displaying, listing, marketing, etc.
  • In Good Company-Personal experience & reporting on events, retreats, and workshops.
  • The Lists-Links, contact information and summary descriptions of Publication opportunities, Contests and challenges, Events and classes, and Guilds and on-line communities

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