With polymer clay and imagination, Maureen Carlson has brought a whole world of cheery little characters to life. You can do it, too! This book makes it fun and easyno sculpting experience or fancy equipment required! You'll find lots of full-color pictures and detailed, step-by-step projects to lead you all the waystarting with simple, neighborhood kids, and progressing to more complex characters like Grandma and Saint Nick. You'll learn how to make every detail just right, from hair to facial expressions to feet. When you get the hang of it, you can create lively little folks of your own imaginings. . .even personalize our clay characters for extra-special gifts. No two will ever be exactly alike, but each one is guaranteed to make you smile!