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New Publications for October

PolymerCAFE December 2011

Pavelka, Lisa and Rufener, Shirley and Hess, Linda and Geisen, Jan and Mowat, Kellie
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:

  • Lisa Pavelka: Entrepreneur with an Enormous E – Trina Williams
  • Crystal Blossom Necklace – Lisa Pavelka
  • Topaz Cathedral Jewelry Set – Shirley Rufener
  • Angel Art Doll – Linda Hess
  • Basic Principles of Design – Jan Geisen
  • Home Décor Challenge Winners – We have the winners of this contest.
  • Elf Place Card Push Puppet – Kellie Mowat

Plus many more features and columns!

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

Discover the Creative Possibilities of Resin Clay

Imagine being able to imitate the look of rare coral, create oversized but featherweight statement jewelry, or mix clay with other mediums—all without firing. The Art of Resin Clay explores the creative potential of this material, in both air-dry and two-part formulas, and guides you through everything you’ll need to get started:

  • Information on choosing the right kind of resin clay, essential tools and techniques, and safety guidelines
  • Tips for mixing colors, finishing, and adding jewelry findings
  • 20 projects covering a variety of creative techniques
  • Galleries of work by influential artists and crafts designers who use this versatile material

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.

FaeMaker Making Fantasy Characters with Polymer Clay

Schiller, Dawn
Paperback Book (Impact, AUG 2012)
ISBN: 1440313660
128 pages
List Price: $24.99

No description currently available, however you can learn more about Dawn and her OddFae at her website!

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!

From Polymer to Art BLACK+WHITE #5 2012

Miscellaneous Contributors
Magazine (From Polymer to Art, FEB 2012)
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!

From Polymer to Art YELLOW #6 2012

Miscellaneous Contributors
Magazine (From Polymer to Art, MAY 2012)
List Price: $17.25

Buy this Magazine

“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!

From Polymer to Art TBA #7 2012

Miscellaneous Contributors

Magazine (From Polymer to Art, AUG 2012)
List Price: $17.25

Buy this Magazine

“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 February 2012

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

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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

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