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ejralph

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Re: Mess Up & Fess Up Thread!
« Reply #210 on: April 28, 2016, 08:51:48 AM »
Lol - Alan -we've all been there, as this thread proves!

That is what this thread is all about, showing how we all have our "off" days with the clay and that is part of the fun.

The good thing with clay though is very often it is salvagable. So long as it isn't baked you can re-use it somehow, even if just as scrap clay inside other beads etc.

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Re: Mess Up & Fess Up Thread!
« Reply #211 on: April 28, 2016, 01:54:28 PM »
The frightening thing - or maybe the wonderful thing - about clay Emma, is that sometimes what I start off with just doesn't look right or is a complete fail, but then turns into something much better than my original idea!  I used to panic when things went wrong, but now I get excited - wondering what it will turn into, based on past experience.  I agree that once it's baked though, it is usually the dreaded point of no return and a search for a wall to bang the head on.  I've lined a wall with polystyrene just for the purpose! :D
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Re: Mess Up & Fess Up Thread!
« Reply #212 on: April 28, 2016, 02:01:17 PM »
You make me laugh, Alan! 


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Re: Mess Up & Fess Up Thread!
« Reply #213 on: April 28, 2016, 08:22:54 PM »
Ha! Ha!  A lot of people say that, Carrie. :D  I don't know what the weather is like in sunny Suffolk, but here in rainy, windy Cumbria it's naff - so a little bit of cheer in the day is always welcome. :-)
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