Author: Terry Taylor

I am a designer and illustrator, living and working in Westchester County, just north of New York City. I received a Bachelor of Fine Arts from the State University of New York at Oswego. I then followed my heart to NYC where I am living out my life-long dream of being an artist.

I have over 24 years of experience as a designer and illustrator. I continue the rewarding journey of creating unique designs and illustrations for children and adults. I specialize in dimensional clay artwork.

To make my illustrations, I start out with a sketch for each piece. Various colors of clay are mixed to give the piece the right hue; the clay is then cut out, shaped, and baked. The finished artwork is then photographed digitally. I then add backgrounds and other digital enhancements in photoshop and deliver the final artwork digitally to my clients. My clay artwork has a unique look because of my mixed media approach to creating it.

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Clay Play! - 24 Whimsical Projects

Clay Play!
  • 5 Stars
  • Number: 9780486779843
  • Release: 2014-06-18
  • Author: Terry Taylor
  • Genre: Mainstream
  • Tags: Kids: Children's, Arts, Crafts & Supplies
  • Publisher: Dover Publications
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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.


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