Brandi Jasmine is an artist who works in a wide range of styles and subject matter. She is best known for her “embeadery” technique, a combination of bead work and micro-mosaic. The background is painted first, then covered with thousands of tiny seed beads. This unique form of fine art uses beads, semi-precious stones, adhesive and Brandi’s own proprietary tools, and a finished piece can take from 30 to several hundred hours to complete.
I love playing with resin, mica powders and “neon” or blacklight powders. What surprised me while experimenting with both pigments is just how well they work together. There is some impact on both sides. The neons may slightly dull the brightness of the micas, and the micas may dull the “neon” or blacklight effects. The […]
New Classic Resin My latest resin experiments feature New Classic Epoxy Resin. A 1:1 thick and hard-drying resin that is scent-free and crystal-clear, New Classic was delivered quickly, without any problems. New Classic Resin works great, dries hard and clear, with no stickiness. There tend to be a lot of bubbles in the mixing process, […]
Recently I have been getting a lot of requests for Facebook friend connections and many have been rejected or blocked. I welcome friend requests on my personal page (for now – at least until I hit the arbitrary limits set by Facebook). I feel that some of these people may just not understand the process, so I […]
As a technical writer I can always tell when a company has had their own techs write the documentation: “To Print from Google Chrome, open the Chrome Print Dialog, select “Print to Google Cloud Print” from the destination dropdown, and click “Print”.” I spent 30 seconds scratching my head while trying to find […]