Allyson is incredibly talented and, when she learns a new technique, she creates a necklace, earrings and barrette for her lovely thick, long hair.
Wow! I love these tiny flowers! and, with her permission, I'm sharing her technique with you all. Here we go!
Allyson's tiny Marigolds
Step 1. I made a Skinner blend with white and Yellow and a little orange. Then I made a Jellyroll.
Step 2. Then I cut slices off of the jellyroll and laid them out in rows.
Step 4. Then I put a dent in the sides of each section all around.
Step 5. I also "ruffled" the edges.
Step 6. I dented and ruffled all of the slices.
Step 7. Here are all the dented and ruffled slices.
Step 8. Next I stacked the second slice on to of the first slice.
Step 9. Then I pushed the center into the hole in the first slice.
Step 10. I repeated the process for the third slice.
Step 11. I added a little roll of white clay to the center and baked.
(I wish I'd gotten one of these inchies with tiny marigolds. Aren't they are just darling?)
Step 12. All done~!!
(Shown with a penny for scale.)
Step 13. I made a base for this barrette from clay. Then I put the flowers and leaves in the base and filled it with resin.
(Note that some of the marigolds are more orange than yellow. I made a number of differently colored marigolds.)
I purchased this Zumba belt and used the parts to make a bracelet, earrings and a necklace.
Left, the Bracelet. Baked, tiny marigolds in dished metal disks then the disks were filled with resin.
Below: The necklace and earrings. I placed the flowers in the base and filled them with resin.
|Finished necklace & Earrings|
I hope you all enjoy trying Allyson's tiny marigolds.
Thanks for stopping by.
Penni Jo Couch
Designer / Sculptor