"Bear Basics & Beyond" by Helen Gleeson (Bare Cub Designs)
Published in 2011
"Bear Basics and Beyond" (released in April 2011) is an inspirational beautiful book including the "Bear Basics",
covering furs, tools and step by step photo guides to "Beyond" where Helen Gleeson shares
all her own experiences as a bear artist and encourages others offering information on
promoting a collection. This book is designed for all bear makers and bear artists.
There are also many beautiful bear watercolour images for the many collectors
and is available in soft and hardback.
A Bear book with a difference
"Be inspired and Immerse yourself in this beautiful illustrative guide to Bear Basics & Beyond. Using
knowledge gained in the corporate world and experiences from being an accomplished Bear Artist, I
have written the book I always wanted to read, but could never find on the bookshelves." (Helen Gleeson)
Bear Basics & Beyond
The bear Basics explained with chapters, Gather
Supplies, Acquire Tools, and Collect Fur. All
accompanied by beautiful illustrations. Learn
basic stitches, right through to advanced
techniques like appliqué paw pads, and working
with real fur.
Included are 2 patterns, Award winning
Neapolitan and mink cub Hershy.
Copyright: Helen Gleeson
Helen Gleeson invites you into her workspace and
shares with you her experiences and knowledge to
creating and selling your own collection. Websites,
Blogs, and much more all explained.
Order your copy in soft or hard back.
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