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Happy Accident!


Months ago, I took a class at ArtBliss given by Barbara Lewis of Painting with Fire. It involved learning how to make torch-fired enamel beads. I loved it - as you may be able to guess. Barbara did teach us how to fuse items into a flat pendant, but we didn't spend a lot of time on that process, as the day seemed to go so fast! I was making enameled pieces the other night, and due to my own ineptness (remember the big toe burn???) I was able to fuse these two pieces together totally by accident. Now of course, it isn't a usable piece. However, now that I know how to do it, I can see some pieces like this in my future! I can't wait to get more copper cutouts!

Comments

Don't you just love those happy accidents! I hope you have fun with the new fusing!
Can't wait to see what you come up with so you need to get right on that!!!:D
Silver Parrot said…
I can see a whole "bouquet" of flowers all fused together. It'll be awesome!
DVArtist said…
Wow I see a tottaly usable piece here! Glad you made this great discovery.
Nicole/Beadwright
SummersStudio said…
Happy accidents are the best. I can see how you might progress with this idea. Burnt toe? I've been away so much, I missed that. But if it is any consolation at all I have a couple of nasties on my face from acid splashes. Don't ask. But I think bottom line is we all need to look after ourselves in the studio. Take care and follow up the happy accident!
lunedreams said…
i'm liking the 'bouquet' idea very much (please make one to show!!!) sweet little flowers.

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