By Karen Leonardo

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From tiny glass beads and pendants to jewelry and necklaces, developing Lampwork Beads for jewellery teaches you the way to create all of them. Lampwork artist Karen J. Leonardo and her community of fellow artisans proportion their secrets and techniques for developing stunningly attractive lampwork beads. additionally, those proficient artists offer you whole directions for incorporating the beads into your individual creative jewellery items. perfect for starting, intermediate and complicated lampwork artists, growing Lampwork Beads for jewellery positive factors: information and guidance for establishing your studio and choosing the correct instruments certain directions with step by step images for developing sixteen diverse lampwork beads 14 jewellery designs to include your beads into necklaces, bracelets, earrings, rings and pins

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From tiny glass beads and pendants to earrings and necklaces, growing Lampwork Beads for jewellery teaches you ways to create all of them. Lampwork artist Karen J. Leonardo and her community of fellow artisans proportion their secrets and techniques for developing stunningly attractive lampwork beads. furthermore, those gifted artists provide you with whole directions for incorporating the beads into your individual inventive jewellery items. perfect for starting, intermediate and complicated lampwork artists, developing Lampwork Beads for jewellery positive factors: suggestions and assistance for constructing your studio and choosing the correct instruments unique directions with step by step pictures for developing sixteen various lampwork beads 14 jewellery designs to include your beads into necklaces, bracelets, jewelry, jewelry and pins

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I have found uses for all types. Look for them 42 at drugstores, dollar stores, beauty- and artsupply stores, or online. If the spray nozzles of your bottles clog up, it could mean that the paint is too thick. Try adding some more water. If that doesn’t work, unscrew the nozzle from the bottle, and place the feeding tube (the part that extends down into the liquid) in a cup of very hot water. With the tube still in the cup, start spraying. It may take a few sprays before the clog loosens up. Method As you work, let yourself experience the visual wonder of the colors — how they blend together and how they look when they are layered.

Your goal is to spread the paint evenly on the brayer, not to spread the paint over the Plexiglas. step 3. Roll the paint-laden brayer over the fabric. Avoid landing the brayer too suddenly on the fabric; this results in a sharp line where you make contact. For a softer look, use some finesse and go at the fabric with a smooth motion, striving to apply the paint gradually and evenly throughout. ” If you have a tendency to load on too much paint, roll out the brayer on another piece of fabric first.

33 Chapter 4 Painting the Base Preparing a base fabric, then adding prints and other embellishments, allows you to create a fabric that is rich with imagery and dimension. Sometimes all you need is a little bit of mottled color to get yourself going. The easiest way to achieve this base is with direct painting and spray painting. This chapter and the next describe many ways to get started on this wonderful, creative adventure. 34 35 Pa in t in g th e B as e / Direct Painting on Wet and Dry Fabrics Direct Painting on Wet and Dry Fabrics You can paint on dry fabric or wet it before painting.

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