As most of you may have read, I have been experimenting with Swellegant over the past week. Great fun! Imagine, a crazy looking woman with multiple brushes in her hand, looking at several pieces of clay and metal on a sheet in no particular order… bottles open in front of her… and big grin on her face! woohaaa. I needed to try out these products on other things than clay and after seeing what Diane Laurence did to a cheap looking metal bracelet, I dug out the filigree and la
And yes, I could no longer resist and bought some of Christi Friesen’s new Swellegant products. I LOVEEE antiques, verdigris, rust… so you can well imagine that I nearly fainted when I saw these products used by others for the first time. In my mind, I knew what I wanted to do and the effect I was after. So, like a good student, I decided to approach this very methodically and made heaps of textured scrap inch tiles to play with. Following the easy peasy downloaded instructi
After a few weeks of making colourful big textured beads, I felt it was time to clear up a few of the things I had lying around and work on something non textured I had a stack of mokume left over from making these beads: So I turned the left overs into a Stroppel Cane with light Premo Gold layers in between.
Flattened the whole stack, rolled it through the pasta machine, and stacked it again… then sliced it.. et voila. A totally new pattern: The sheet ready to be used. Now