The Crafty Chica Creates!: Latinx-Inspired DIY Projects with Spirit and Sparkle
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The Crafty Chica is back! In The Crafty Chica Creates, a revised and expanded edition of the original book, Kathy Cano Murillo brings her vibrant style to Latino-centric art and craft projects galore. With completely new projects joining previous favorites, get fun techniques for painting, sewing, mixed media, clay, and paper crafts, and learn how to incorporate recycled materials into artwork. The projects and techniques are ideal for all skill levels. New to this book are projects such as: A layered resin art piece A hanging sacred heart sculpture Mexican pan dulce jewelry made from polymer clay A shrug made from Mexican scarves A tote created from an embroidered blouse Hand-stitched journals Stamped clay dishes And much more Embrace the Latino culture or connect with your cultural roots by making beautiful crafts with the Queen of Latina Style. You'll discover: Innovative ways to work with a wide range of materials, including polymer and air-dry clay, resin, wood, and fabric How to fully embrace vivid color palettes Ways of repurposing everyday supplies into gorgeous art pieces that make great gifts Great techniques for sculpting, sewing, painting, and embellishing that will boost skills and confidence Join the Crafty Chica and create exciting, engaging art today.