Yesterday I had the opportunity to take a workshop at Riker Hill Art Park at my friend, Sue Sachs studio. Back when I worked in corporate America, I took weekly lessons up there. Once I left to become a full time bead maker, I lacked the regular cash flow to keep going (But I sure did reduce my stress level!). Every so often, I like to take a full day workshop so that my skills don't get too rusty. Yesterday's workshop was Leaves and Vines although I focused entirely on the leaf portion.
annealed it. Once annealed, I opened it up.
renaissance wax to each leaf to help seal the patina.
The next time I'm up at the studio, I plan to cut out some more leaves and torch enamel each one.
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