The Polymer Arts "bringing polymer to the level of art"
Polymer Arts Winter 2012
Tips and insights on making polymer rings, the possibilities of gilders paste by Ellen Prophater, dazzling polymer gems, products for shine and sparkle and lots more.
TPA Winter 2012 $9.99 CAD
Polymer Arts Fall 2012
Theme is "Rhythm and Flow"; great articles on recognizing and adding rhythm to your work. Working in the Flow and trendspotting; plus a very helpful article on taking top quality photos. And more.
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PolymerCAFE.... The complete guide to polymer clay. Packed with exciting articles and how-to's.
The Stroppel cane and pendant, ribbon roses, making your own texture sheets, cake toppers and more.
Art Deco evening bag and convertible bracelet, mokume gane and silver pendant, glowing ornaments, gingerdead men and Simply Gorgeous Bezels by our own Wendy Orlwoski.
Peony Flower Earrings (tutorial for peony flower cane); Faux powdered glass beads, the Ink Variation (shadings using alcohol inks and silver metallic foil), the Green Challenge, Reader's Gallery and more.
Clay quilt pattern, flower pendants, Mayan necklace, charm beads, the Polymer Chef, gallery, work spaces and more.
Spring Green Man, Di-Faux-ic Pendant, clay pictures, Cherry Blossom Pendant and more.
Crystal Blossom necklace by Lisa Pavelka, Topaz Cathedral Jewelry set by Shirley Rufener, Basic Principles of Design complete with creative exercises by Jan Geisen, gallery photos and more.
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10116AK $6.99 CAD
Wendy Orlowski's Earth Crystal Pendants (with more ideas for CaBezels too), Steampunk Bronze and Polymer, Quick and Easy Scrappy Stone Bowl, Rolled Leaf Beads and more.
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10116AJ $6.99 CAD
Got Junk? by Wendy Orlowski on using your old bits 'n pieces, artist profile of Barbara McGuire plus a how-to by Barbara "House of Dreams", Vintage inspired Jewelry, Siamese Cat Purse and more.
10116AH $6.99 CAD
Mushrooms and bugs by Laura Schiller, Button Molded Beads by Kathy Canuel, Stripes into Geometrics by Marilyn Davenport, Faux Clay and Faux Raku Teapots by Marlene Brady, Big Rainbow Beads by Margit Bohmer and more plus columnists, challenge winners, readers gallery and more. Table of contents.
10116AA $6.99 CAD
Metal Clay Artist - focused on metal clay with many articles, techniques and inspirations for the polymer artist too.
Clay Artist Volume 2 Issue #2
Packed with great information for both the metal and polymer artist. Two excellent articles on photographing your jewelry; sterling silver metal clay recipe revealed; how-to projects; blind test results of the two sterling silver clay formulas, inspiring photos and more.
MCA2-2 $9.99 CAD
Armoire Jewelry Spring 2013
More inspiring designs with full instructions for necklaces, bracelets, earrings, pendants, rings. Cold connections, patinas, turquoise, vintage and more.
SY1JWL1302 $14.99 CAD
Armoire Jewelry Dec/Jan/Feb 2013
Articles too numerous to list include Bohemian Knotted Jewelry, Fun to Wear Hardware, Gypsy Bracelet, Lovely Leaves and Lava Stones. Creative uses for copper tubing and ice resin.
Helen Breil has published a series of excellent pdf tutorials for her amazing surface techniques plus creating your own texture sheets and paper castings.