Your creative mind will run wild after seeing polymer clay artist Dayle Doroshow create unique gifts, personalize jewelry and have fun making beautiful, three-dimensional art using innovative techniques. Dayle shows you how to make almost anything using your hands, polymer clay (Fimo) and a few simple supplies. Dayle outlines the basics of shaping, cutting and blending clay and introduces you to her tools. She explains the necessary precautions to ensure success. In this volume, Dayle samples the colors and fabrics of southern France and demonstrates a half-dozen methods for adding Provence-inspired patterns to clay. Youll learn to transfer existing designs using photocopies, rubber stamps and T-shirt transfers and create original images using colored pencils and permanent markers. You learn antiquing methods to add a natural aged look. Dayle explains how you too can search ancient cultures for insights and creative tips that add a rich, wonderful quality to your work. In the final segment, Dayle exhibits possibilities for future projects. But with this solid foundation in polymer clay, youll have no trouble imagining your own creations.