Digital Beading Magazine Issue 12 - Page 85

Step 5 Cut one end with a tissue blade to neaten and roll tightly (Photo 5). 5 Step 6 Continue rolling your clay until you have created a log approx. 35mm in diameter. Smooth over the seam and press down on either end to shorten slightly if needed (Photo 6). Step 7 Now roll your log of clay in gold leaf, making sure to brush away the excess with a soft paintbrush (Photo 7 and 7a). 7 6 7a