Saturday, September 15, 2007

I was having a bad orange day

Lazy Hazy Summer

Sky Blue Confetti


Pineapple Punch


Okay. I bought a bunch of Vetrofond and bought a little of the odd lots Tangerine Sparkle and Pineapple Sparkle. LOVE THESE COLORS!!!

I made some great Twistie Scribblers. I used Sky Blue, Tangerine Sparkle, and Pineapple Sparkle and mixed these up. The color combo reminds of Lazy Hazy Summer days. I want to combine this with similar color beads in a mixed up asymmetrical necklace. I want to call the necklace Lazy Hazy Summer Confetti necklace.

I also made the Pineapple Sparkle combos and LOVE THESE as well. One has a fracture. I don't know what I'm going to do when my real beads have fractures. I think I'm going to make a Yellow necklace and call it Pineapple Punch.

I was working and working with the Tangerine color and couldn't get it right yesterday. I have a bunch of REALLY primitive beads. Sigh. But, I noodled over it over night and when I got to the torch today, I nailed it. I suddenly gained control over the stringers with trailing and dots. I have a new technique I'm going to call Bubble Ribbons. I trail the stringer on and put dots on top.

I also did a bunch of Sky Blue base beads. I think I'll call this necklace Sky Blue Confetti. I did one with scrolls coming up from the bottom. I think I'll call that one Blooming Scrolls.

All in all, a great day at the torch.

From a general style perspective, I'm noticing an emerging trend. I combine three high contrast colors together and do different things with them. I ended up with 14 beads in the colors combos. When I get a little more precise, the sets might go well together.

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