I spent most of my time in the studio, today, trying out more ideas with the slump beads, working in a little larger size.
I wanted to do what I was able to do with the smaller slump beads. That is, to get the heat of the cup warmer to expand the second half of the bead as it dried. I tried it with three of the larger size beads, but it didn’t work. I still think the beads will look great, but I was going for a puffy little tummy like on the smaller bead below.
Meanwhile, the bead levitation experiment totally worked!
4 responses to “Another slump bead day”
Gosh I love that puffy tummy bead. And what skill you have with bead levitation :-)
Yeah, the levitation stuff gets distracting at times!
you’ve got me stumped with the levitation! i love the puffys…how many cards thick are those sheets?
hint: think of the surface we worked on at Celie’s.
The puffy beads are 3 cards thick, using the plastic slats (red?)
This sounds like such a cryptic reply! We will have a whole new vocabulary soon….rods, mandrels, etc.