AUTOPLAY
Healing Virus
18 steps
In these next several steps I will guide you through the construction of this bead!
1. In these next several steps I will guide you through the construction of this bead!
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Frosted shrink plastic, alcohol inks and brushes, and a white background.....
2. Frosted shrink plastic, alcohol inks and brushes, and a white background.....
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Add some alcohol, paint into it with a couple of colors and pick it up to let it run.
3. Add some alcohol, paint into it with a couple of colors and pick it up to let it run.
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Go easy on the ink, I want light to come through the Shrinkets when I am finished.
4. Go easy on the ink, I want light to come through the Shrinkets when I am finished.
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You can blot it for an added texture-
5. You can blot it for an added texture-
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My subject is organic in nature, I add cells by putting dots of alcohol which makes ink disperse.
6. My subject is organic in nature, I add cells by putting dots of alcohol which makes ink disperse.
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When you are satisfied with your cell pattern......
7. When you are satisfied with your cell pattern......
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Cut two of whatever shape you choose, I did this with a die cut machine.
8. Cut two of whatever shape you choose, I did this with a die cut machine.
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I am punching holes in each lobe of my shape.
9. I am punching holes in each lobe of my shape.
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You might want to put a hole in the center, or not...
10. You might want to put a hole in the center, or not...
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Using the cellular nature I have enhanced the design, using 1 shiny side and the other is frosted.
11. Using the cellular nature I have enhanced the design, using 1 shiny side and the other is frosted.
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In choosing to NOT put a center hole in this I am containing it to heat and shrink.
12. In choosing to NOT put a center hole in this I am containing it to heat and shrink.
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I will reheat and shape in Julie Haymaker’s Shrinket mold.
13. I will reheat and shape in Julie Haymaker’s Shrinket mold.
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If your holes become too small to fit a needle into through shrinkage, ream or drill larger.
14. If your holes become too small to fit a needle into through shrinkage, ream or drill larger.
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I am creating a sandwich,in this case I have a white felt ball in the middle.
15. I am creating a sandwich,in this case I have a white felt ball in the middle.
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I have chosen which beads and sequins will hold the sandwich together.
16. I have chosen which beads and sequins will hold the sandwich together.
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I am creating columns , holding the layers apart through different bead shapes.
17. I am creating columns , holding the layers apart through different bead shapes.
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Ta da, a cellular sandwich.
18. Ta da, a cellular sandwich.
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