carole154 Posted February 8, 2009 Report Share Posted February 8, 2009 This work is amazing to me. Artist Jon Anderson. They are made of polymer clay. This is the momma penguin and her baby. Here is the description of how they are made. The images and patterns are all created by Jon’s hand. He begins by laying canes or blocks of different colors of clay next to each other, starting from the center of the design and working outward, creating a number of visual borders around the original image. Each of these illustrations in clay is the size of a large loaf of bread when first constructed, and the loaf is then stretched to double its length and cut in half. This process is repeated over and over, each time reducing the actual size of the original image or illustration by half until the final cross section is the size of a small coin. The small canes are then thinly sliced into intricate tiles using a surgical scalpel. Beautiful and intricate in person. carole Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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