Approximately 25 minutes of ‘pure’ technique featuring Barbara’s popular recipe for Mokume Gane with 22 kt. real gold leaf, translucent clay, and impression tools. All details for constructing the surface design are included in the video. Several finished works are shown to illustrate possibilities for use. A printed instuction sheet is also included for visual reference. This dvd is a segment in a series of instructions geared towards an audience that is already familiar with working in polymer. It does not include basic conditioning and curing of polymer clay. Future segments are being filmed that include general introduction to working with polymer clay, projects with polymer clay surface design and additional specific techniques.
This is Barbara’s first video/dvd and is filmed in her studio with a classroom style casual atmosphere. It is fast paced and specific. Barbara A. McGuire is a nationally acknowledged artist whose diverse talents include works in polymer clay, painting and jewelry design. She has written 10 books on design and instruction and has developed stamps, templates and molds for artists working in polymer and metal clay. Barbara has appeared as a regular guest of the popular Carol Duvall show. Her work reflects a strong influence of traditional design incorporating innovative materials and collected artifacts. She lives in Buford, Georgia and teaches throughout the country at shows, stores and in her home studio. Please visit Barbara’s site at www.barbaramcguire.com.