*I'm not absolutely certain that this is the place for these, so let it be known that I'll move this post if I need to!*
Okay, so I jumped on the melty-train (late, I know) and used up most of my pony beads in the process. Here they are:
This one is larger, at 13"x9":
I like the texture of this one. Imagine 3/4-melted pony beads...they've fused, but they still have a bumpy texture on the top side. The translucent beads melted better than the opaque black ones, for me. I had a real problem with the beads shifting around. The pan I used decided to warp randomly during heating, and so things aren't as nicely lined up as they once were. I originally made this one to live in my window, but now its place is in front of the bathroom mirror where my fiance and I brush our teeth. I like it better there, and I think he secretly does too
This is the other one:
This one is slightly smaller than the first one, but I love it just as much. I baked this one way too long, and it is very smooth and glassy. Also, There are hardly any foil lines on the back of the finished piece, so I now have more confidence in my foil-smoothing skills.
I would love your feedback, especially from anyone who has melting experience! Thanks!