Create Beautiful Paintings With Dimension Forge a bold creative path by adding hand-sculpted elements to your two-dimensional work. Discover an entirely fresh and fun approach for creating fine art with paper clay, developed by artist and teacher Rogene Mañas. This all-new bas-relief art form combines air-drying clay, paint, collage and texture to build dimensional mixed-media works that pop right off the wall. The book is divided into four parts:Part 1: Working with Clay – Techniques and tips to begin working with clay in bas-relief, starting with the absolute basics. Includes 15 easy practice projects to work on cutting, shaping, sculpting and stamping.Part 2: Clay Work Projects – 5 full step-by-step clay-art project demos. Create your own art using Rogenes methods for composing, sculpting, placing and drying.Part 3: Finishing Techniques – Finish the 5 demonstrations from Part 2 with different painting, collage and mixed-media techniques.Part 4: Get Creative – Includes ideas for framing, practice patterns, creative exercises and additional three-dimensional art projects and gifts.Whether you’re a seasoned sculptor or just starting out, Artful Paper Clay will teach you the skills necessary to craft complex and vivacious multi-dimensional masterpieces and paint them for gorgeous effect.