Thursday, September 16, 2010

Learning New Techniques

I like to work with a variety of techniques and always open to learning something new.  I don't have a favorite but, after all, they say variety is the spice of life.

I'm constantly drawn, however, to textures and what you can do with them.   Helen Breil is a fellow Canadian artist who's work I truly admire.  She has a different style and I love how her jewelry art pieces are created from her own textured designs.  I purchased her recent Radiating Lines tutorial which I found very fascinating and couldn't wait to try it out.

This is the first pendant I made experimenting with my own texture plate I created.  I had the prettiest rivioli crystal in my favorite green which I used for the centre point.



I had a lot of fun making this pendant and I plan to explore this technique a little more and develop my own style.  I'm always looking for work that will coordinate with my double-sided and textured tube beads.  I will be sharing more on that in the future.

5 comments:

Anonymous said...

I love the pendant - very classy.

Beth from San Diego

Brendy Vaughn said...

Beautiful!

surfingcat said...

it looks great, I have been thinking about trying that tutorial too and you have persuaded me it is a good one. next time I have a clear day with no other demands....

2 Good Claymates said...

You will enjoy it -- it is a great tutorial with so many options to create your own style!

Heather said...

I love your texture pattern. Very nice piece!