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Sculpting Mythical Creatures out of Polymer Clay: Making a Gnome, Pixie, Halfling, Fairy, Mermaid, Gorgon Vampire, Griffin, Sphinx, Unicorn, Centaur, Leviathan, and Dragon!
     

Sculpting Mythical Creatures out of Polymer Clay: Making a Gnome, Pixie, Halfling, Fairy, Mermaid, Gorgon Vampire, Griffin, Sphinx, Unicorn, Centaur, Leviathan, and Dragon!

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by Boris Tilov, Dinko Tilov
 

Starting with simpler characters, and moving toward more complex ones, talented brothers and internationally known clay sculpting experts Dinko and Boris Tilov show readers step-by-step how to build mythological figures from polymer clay. Each project is built by combining basic clay shapes and using simple tools that can be found around the house. Detailed step-by

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Starting with simpler characters, and moving toward more complex ones, talented brothers and internationally known clay sculpting experts Dinko and Boris Tilov show readers step-by-step how to build mythological figures from polymer clay. Each project is built by combining basic clay shapes and using simple tools that can be found around the house. Detailed step-by-step photography lead readers of any skill level through thirteen characters, each accompanied by clever variations.

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Tilov, Dinko & Boris Tilov. Sculpting Mythical Creatures Out of Polymer Clay. Quarry: Quayside. 2009. c.136p. illus. bibliog. ISBN 978-1-59253-514-9. pap. $22.99. CRAFTS

The Tilov brothers provide detailed photo instructions for assembling cleverly imaginative, miniature, puppetlike gnomes, unicorns, and fairies. Styles are similar to contemporary fantasy book illustrations and cartoons. Some projects require armatures; otherwise, most are suitable for beginners. -- Library Journal, June 2009
Library Journal

The Tilov brothers provide detailed photo instructions for assembling cleverly imaginative, miniature, puppetlike gnomes, unicorns, and fairies. Styles are similar to contemporary fantasy book illustrations and cartoons. Some projects require armatures; otherwise, most are suitable for beginners.


—Constance Ashmore Fairchild

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781592535149
Publisher:
Quarry Books
Publication date:
05/01/2009
Pages:
136
Sales rank:
542,171
Product dimensions:
8.50(w) x 10.90(h) x 0.50(d)

Meet the Author


Dinko Tilov has been creating amazing 3-5 inch figurines using polymer clay and mixed media ever since he was a child. He has done commissioned work for private collections and his unique characters have been featured on polymer clay websites, in newsletters, galleries, and on a calendar. He has lived in studied in Bulgaria (where he is from), France and the United States, where he is currently in his senior year of college. Much of his prolific work can be viewed at his web-site: http://www.dinkos.com

Boris Tilov has been working with polymer clay since his early teenage years. He has lived and studied in his native Bulgaria and the United States.

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Sculpting Mythical Creatures out of Polymer Clay: Making a Gnome, Pixie, Halfling, Fairy, Mermaid, Gorgon Vampire, Griffin, Sphinx, Unicorn, Centaur, 3 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 2 reviews.
Carol69 More than 1 year ago
This book is crap. The characters are ugly and uninspired. I regret spending money on it. "Internationally" known.....don't know how.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago