|Steampunk Wooden/Metal Charms|
Saturday, April 5, 2014
Saturday, March 16, 2013
I love Barbara Lewis' technique for torch-fired enameled beads: http://freevideo.websmenu.com/youtubegroupchannel/video/Wst5mc7UtVQ/watch.html. Here's a sample of Barbara's work from her web site Painting With Fire Studio.
Wednesday, February 27, 2013
Tuesday, February 7, 2012
What better way to begin the new year by taking a Michael deMeng class! The adventure begins with a supply list: Kroma Crackle; Elmer's glue, white ACRYLIC LATEX caulk; Modern Options Rusting and Bronzing kits; Great Stuff foam insulation; wood glue; shellac; polymer gloss or matte medium; clear gel medium; micaceous iron oxide paint from Golden; Aves Apoxy clay; masking tape; cheese cloth; white acrylic paint and a few other colors. (The Aves Apoxy clay and the Kroma Crackle were the biggest challenges to find.) Next I had to learn how to navigate the class site with super secret passwords. (Successfully accomplished without too much damage to my psyche.) Now I have to make time to keep up with the videos and the messages from class members on the specially created Yahoo Group. Here's my Crusty, Crumbled and Cracked Katrina: