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EmmaP

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First attempt at a cane since learning more
« on: August 22, 2013, 12:02:15 AM »

Not perfect, but i decided to start playing about with some colours and make some butterfly wings!

They came out better than i expected  :o



A little wobbly i know, but im really pleased! So i've cut 6 slices so far, 4 to make wings for my latest figurine and 2 to make some little earrings :)

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Re: First attempt at a cane since learning more
« Reply #1 on: August 22, 2013, 08:29:11 AM »
Wow, Emma.  That is lovely!  :)

And I particularly like the way that you've used both single strong colours and the marbled blues.   

EmmaP

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Re: First attempt at a cane since learning more
« Reply #2 on: August 22, 2013, 03:02:13 PM »
Thankyou :)

After looking at them, I think I really like the effects of strong contrasting colours, the pale pink with the dark brown.

A lot more practice before I can make anything as wonderful as you all.

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Re: First attempt at a cane since learning more
« Reply #3 on: August 22, 2013, 06:34:51 PM »
They are brilliant Emma, well done!

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Re: First attempt at a cane since learning more
« Reply #4 on: August 22, 2013, 06:46:29 PM »
I think you should be very proud of that.

You've certainly taken on some important parts about canemaking there - you've got the hang of contrast in the colours, you've explored different shapes within the cane and more importantly explored making and reducing an irregular shaped cane overall by choosing the wing shape.

So, definitely a very sucessful study in canemaking there. And it looks darn pretty too!

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