If you’re on the hunt for great books about clay, look no further than Patterns in Polymer: Imprint & Accent Bead Techniques by Julie Picarello. This great introduction into making polymer clay beads and jewelry is perfect for craft designers who are looking to add some color and texture to their accessory collection…and wouldn’t you know it, it can be yours for FREE! All you have to do is go to the giveaway page and sign up to win!
The thing I love most about Patterns in Polymer is that it’s a complete lesson in making handmade polymer clay beads, as well as a great guide for mixing colors, conditioning and using clay, and adding texture to your clay using items like screws, nails, and pastry tips. Your clay pendants and earrings will be taken to a new level with Patterns in Polymer, and you’ll find yourself coming back to the book again and again for inspiration and ideas.
As a lover of polymer clay crafts myself, I use Patterns in Polymer to help me match clay colors when I’m making beads, pottery, and even little figurines. This book includes a great color chart that easily tells you what colors compliment each other, so if you have trouble mixing and matching like I do, you’ll love the helpful color guides included in this great polymer clay book.
So whether you use clay to make jewelry, beads, or accessories, Patterns in Polymer: Imprint & Accent Bead Techniques is a great way to get inspired…so be sure to sign up for your chance to win!