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« on: May 24, 2011 11:22:28 AM »

im quite pleased with how well this turned out Grin
 i made the cane with a back ground of translucent clay but i discovered due to the large number of layers required to achieve the effect required that no matter how thinly i cut each cane slice areas of the design became obscured behind translucent clay. i then cut the slices thicker, cutting away the translucent background to create a 3 dimensional surface.





brooch with blue background


cane and cane slice.


simple brooch made from a single cane slice. i layered this over a sheet of blue clay to give a coloured background.


as always comments and advice are more then welcome Smiley



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« Reply #1 on: May 24, 2011 11:33:01 AM »

I wouldn't know how to give you advice, but I can offer compliments - that is fantastic! I've seen the penguin cane on here before, but I never realised it could be layered into 3D  Shocked

I was expecting something more like the last brooch (which is fantastic) that would be simple and just focus on the cane...but wow! I am blown away!
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« Reply #2 on: May 24, 2011 11:45:07 AM »

Wow... Speaking as someone who frequently screws up making clay 'worms'  Smiley I am sooo impressed. Beautiful canes. And the 3d pin is really... Wow.
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« Reply #3 on: May 24, 2011 12:08:05 PM »

wow i love love love this, have just put as a fav on my profile & i'm hitting this rocks  Grin
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« Reply #4 on: May 24, 2011 12:12:12 PM »

This is fantastic - I love Penguins and I love how it has an abstract quality about it.
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« Reply #5 on: May 24, 2011 01:13:13 PM »

That is really unusual & also utterly brilliant.
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« Reply #6 on: May 24, 2011 01:42:53 PM »

That pin! That is so... wow!! I love it!
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« Reply #7 on: May 24, 2011 04:29:48 PM »

i would love LOVE all of these, penguins are one of my two favorite animals and they are one of my totem animals as well, i love how they aren't too "cute"
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« Reply #8 on: May 24, 2011 04:38:01 PM »

I can't give any advice other than keep making these! They are really impressive.
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« Reply #9 on: May 24, 2011 05:31:15 PM »

Wow. These are really impressive and quite elegant. Lovely work.
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