Digital Beading Magazine Issue 12 - Page 86

Step 8 Cut two 3mmthick slices from your log of clay and shape in your palm until you have created a “cup” shape (Photo 8). Step 9 Create another skinner blend. Turn this into a log and wrap with a very thin layer of black clay and then in gold leaf. This will create our middle petal for our organic flower, so the black will create added contrast between the two (Photo 9). 8 Step 10 Cut two pieces from the smaller log of clay and shape into circles in the palm of your hand. Now position the small pieces inside the larger ones and press down gently with your fingers to attach. Pierce a thread hole with a skewer. Reduce your initial log of clay until it’s smaller than your second log (Photo 10). 9 10