I'm still obsessed with image transfer stuff, and, though I say it myself as shouldn't, I have got it down pretty well by now.
|Here's some I made earlier. . Claire Maunsell gradauted cutters technique, hollow beads. A repeat order no less ;-) Relatively gently 'antiqued' this time.|
I have an idea of what works and what doesn't, which leaves me free to make various different sorts of beads, and to consider the different uses I could put the resulting beads to, instead of having to concentrate on the technique. . .
I can't stop making cufflinks. Even though I haven't sold many. They just look so cool!
|I am resisting the idea that a pair of cufflinks should match exactly. These, and all my other pairs, have similar, but not identical designs on them.|
Some of the beads I made, that might have become cufflinks if I hadn't got a grip on my cufflink obsession, I made into earrings.
I have to stop making those soon too, or I will be overrun with them ;-)
Next, I going to try Tie tacks, I got some blanks the other day. Rings, if I can successfully mess up the horribly shiny ring blanks I got. I have sandpaper and alcohol inks etc, so I don't see it being a problem. . . And brooches, once I have researched what kind of pins and brooches other artists make, to get an idea of the scope of the 'medium'.
Should be fun ;-)