Winner of a Bronze 2014 Moonbeam Children's Book Award Transform simple balls and coils of modeling clay into an awesome alligator, laughing lizard, magic trinket box, and other sculptures, signs, and ornaments These full-color illustrations and clear directions explain basic techniques as well as every step of the crafting process for 24 projects, including a happy heart, snazzy snail, dancing polar bear, and other treasures. Each project is graded according to level of difficulty and includes a list of materials consisting of colored clay and ordinary household items. The step-by-step instructions feature numerals corresponding to color photos that provide easy-to-follow examples. Crafters of all ages will adore these fun-filled projects and their products, which make charming keepsakes and unique gifts.
About the Author
Designer and illustrator Terry Taylor lives and works in Westchester County, just north of New York City. She received her BA in Fine Arts from the State University of New York at Oswego and has more than 24 years of experience in creating unique designs and illustrations for children and adults. Her specialty is dimensional clay artwork.