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This weeks colour palette creations

This weeks colour palette creations

In my last post I told you about the Color Palette a Week Group on Flickr. Well here is this weeks colour palette – it’s bright and I didn’t think I liked it but you have to try these things. I mixed up the colours with some pearl clay included to make them a little softer and because I was in a shimmery type of mood. I also used the opportunity to try out some of the things on my ‘want to try’ list. Here’s...

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More Mokume Gane

More Mokume Gane

I have been playing about with mokume gane again (along with making some beads and a zebra cane – I’ll post about those tomorrow). This time scrap Mokume Gane from the tutorial I bought from Tonja’s Treasures. I will have another go at a bangle sometime soon, I just have to sort out a bracelet form to make it the right size! Scrap Mokume gane...

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Improved Mokume Gane

Today I have been playing with Mokume Gane (I meant to make a ghost flower cane but…). I am much happier with my results. I cut and restacked a lot more times (thanks Arlene for the tip!) I’ll make some things with it later – off to pick up the kids from school...

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New texture sheet and Mokume Gane

New texture sheet and Mokume Gane

I often admire other peoples Mokume Gane pieces but am always dissatisfied with my own. I’ve played about with the mokume gane technique a few times and tried various different  colours and methods. Finally I got round to buying some texture sheets and decided to have another go. Starting stack before rolling The swirl texture sheet and the clay stack after passing through the pasta machine The end sheet after slicing Not quite sure what...

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Mokume Gane and Belated Easter Eggs

Mokume Gane and Belated Easter Eggs

I had a go at Mokume Gane again the other day. I often see things I love made with the Mokume Gane technique and I have read several tutorials but never come up with anything that has made me go ‘Wow!’. I think next time I shall take a tutorial to the work bench with me and try and follow it more directly and use the same colours too. I used Fimo (trying to use up  my stash) in white, gold, and translucent and also used asheet of...

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