Creating Lifelike Figures in Polymer Clay: Tools and Techniques for Sculpting Realistic Figures

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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.

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Elvenwork Press published "Creating Life-Like Figures in Polymer Clay" by Katherine Dewey to the very highest quality standards, employing the best production talent there is. Our world-class author deserved nothing less. We are very proud to present the work of a highly respected artist, author, and teacher in a way that clearly shows her every move and we are thankful for the high praise both author and publisher have already received. If you have a drive to create beauty and form from a lump of clay, we know you will treasure "Creating Figures" as much as we do. [produced entirely in the USA]

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You hold in your hands a magical book, your guide to a realm where anyone can learn to sculpt. Katherine Dewey entered this remarkable world years ago. Her 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. Easy-to-read maps of the figure illustrate the landmarks of the body. Scale diagrams indicate the simple shapes hidden within the human form. Thorough instructions describe how to model these shapes and how to combine them. Practical and intuitive steps lead the way to creating strong, realistic and expressive figures. Welcome to Katherine Dewey's world, where magic happens.

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