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

Overview 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. Read More Show Less See more details below
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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
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781592535149
  • Publisher: Quarry Books
  • Publication date: 5/1/2009
  • Pages: 136
  • 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.mythcritters.com. Co-author, 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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