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Forum: Classes, Retreats, Get togethers, Etc. 2019-08-04, 12:08pm
Replies: 0
Views: 2,391
Posted By TinaJ
Talking Kathryn Guler class in Oklahoma City in September 2019

Kathryn Guler will teach a mixed materials class in Oklahoma City September 20 - 22, 2019. This is a three-day class.
We will create glass cabochons embellished with enamels and murrini, then create...
Forum: Tutorials 2019-05-07, 12:45pm
Replies: 10
Views: 3,545
Posted By TinaJ
Laurie, Thanks for the video. I will certainly...

Laurie,
Thanks for the video. I will certainly try this to see if I can do it.
Tina
Forum: Classes, Retreats, Get togethers, Etc. 2017-08-13, 11:28am
Replies: 1
Views: 1,499
Posted By TinaJ
Thumbs up Sara Sally LaGrand in Edmond, OK in October

Sara Sally LaGrand Class
With the Bead-Buddies
Imaginary Entomology

When: Saturday October 21 and Sunday October 22, 2017
Where: The class is held at Artistic Glass Studio, a wonderful glass...
Forum: Classes, Retreats, Get togethers, Etc. 2016-09-06, 2:37pm
Replies: 2
Views: 3,233
Posted By TinaJ
Talking Jennifer Geldard class in Oklahoma in October 2016

We have two openings for our Jennifer Geldard class in October.

Dates: October 22, & 23, 2015
Where: Edmond Oklahoma
How much: We share class expenses so the class is estimated to be $250 - $300...
Forum: Tutorials 2013-09-23, 8:11am
Replies: 26
Views: 10,600
Posted By TinaJ
Shamrocks

I like to use opaque green base dots (I think it is nile green) with transparent green over that (dark emerald usually), then use a knife to crease and pull the dots into the heart shape, giving them...
Forum: Classes, Retreats, Get togethers, Etc. 2013-07-14, 9:09pm
Replies: 4
Views: 3,624
Posted By TinaJ
This class was rescheduled for August, and we...

This class was rescheduled for August, and we still have openings. Now is a great time to learn from one of the best!
Forum: Classes, Retreats, Get togethers, Etc. 2013-02-12, 4:01pm
Replies: 4
Views: 3,624
Posted By TinaJ
Talking Two openings in Andrea Guarino-Slemmons class in Oklahoma

Andrea Guarino-Slemmons
Three-Day Intensive Class
With the Bead-Buddies

When: Friday August 2 through Sunday August 4, 2013
Where: The class is held at Artistic Glass Studio, a wonderful Air...
Forum: Classes, Retreats, Get togethers, Etc. 2012-02-07, 4:56pm
Replies: 4
Views: 1,307
Posted By TinaJ
Heather Trimlett class in Edmond, OK scheduled for March 2012

Heather Trimlett Class

Bead-Buddies is offering a three day class with Heather Trimlett which will include Buttons, Big-Hole Beads, and many other techniques. Heather's website:...
Forum: Free Tutorials 2011-05-09, 5:17am
Replies: 38
Views: 12,396
Posted By TinaJ
Great tutorial! I've been wire wrapping for years...

Great tutorial! I've been wire wrapping for years and still found a hint or two I could use. Thanks for taking the time to do this.
Tina
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2010-12-14, 2:39pm
Replies: 28
Views: 5,985
Posted By TinaJ
Polish your pliers! Take the sharp edges off but...

Polish your pliers! Take the sharp edges off but don't make them rounded. I even polish the outside, since I use that sometimes for a burnisher. It hasn't ruined my 'good' pliers, just made them...
Forum: Free Tutorials 2010-12-13, 9:31pm
Replies: 29
Views: 6,364
Posted By TinaJ
I have the top marver (bought it at Arrow...

I have the top marver (bought it at Arrow Springs) and have made one top that didn't spin at all. This is a great way to do it and I'll give it a try. Can't wait to see what others have made.
Tina
Forum: Classes, Retreats, Get togethers, Etc. 2010-10-10, 7:32am
Replies: 4
Views: 1,377
Posted By TinaJ
Kim's class is great and I recommend it! I...

Kim's class is great and I recommend it! I learned so much in her class.
Tina
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2010-08-20, 2:15pm
Replies: 19
Views: 3,054
Posted By TinaJ
I use the clutter on my table to create a...

I use the clutter on my table to create a 'valley' for the cane to go into when it is cut off. I arrange a couple of my handheld marvers with a can or two of glass (that are always on my table...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2010-08-08, 1:21pm
Replies: 41
Views: 5,278
Posted By TinaJ
Talking Thank you!

Mary, thank you so much for this information. I've been trying to figure out how to make a 'grabber' to hold the punty in a horizontal orientation, and I never quite got it working. But I do have a...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2010-08-08, 12:50pm
Replies: 25
Views: 4,141
Posted By TinaJ
Could this be my problem, too? When I have made...

Could this be my problem, too? When I have made beads with double helix psyche and gaia glass and it looks blue and purple when I'm torching (out of the flame and over my AUR92s so I'm not looking...
Forum: The Dark Room 2010-05-05, 6:53am
Replies: 19
Views: 4,940
Posted By TinaJ
I agree that having the lights 'arrangeable' is a...

I agree that having the lights 'arrangeable' is a must. I also have a light on the top of my box and one in front, if I think it needs it. Also, using daylight floursecent (sp?) bulbs are fairly...
Forum: Free Tutorials 2010-05-04, 8:51pm
Replies: 74
Views: 33,346
Posted By TinaJ
Thanks for the tutorial. I have made similar...

Thanks for the tutorial. I have made similar leaves and let them cool in fiber blanket and annealed them later but I usually have a high breakage rate in the fiber blanket. By putting the silver wire...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2010-04-26, 6:42am
Replies: 18
Views: 2,249
Posted By TinaJ
So the real expensive 'anti-tarnish' baggies I...

So the real expensive 'anti-tarnish' baggies I bought were a waste of money?
Tina
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2010-04-19, 7:09am
Replies: 22
Views: 3,426
Posted By TinaJ
I just bought some from Frantz, too, and it does...

I just bought some from Frantz, too, and it does nothing. I couldn't get to even shine a little bit. I was expecting something like hematite but that's not what I get. I, too, thought that maybe they...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2010-04-19, 6:34am
Replies: 4
Views: 1,002
Posted By TinaJ
I have tumbled my beads made into jewelry in...

I have tumbled my beads made into jewelry in order to shine the silver, but I hadn't thought about cleaning the beads that way. I usually use a soft cloth to wipe the beads after they are dry and...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2010-04-19, 6:27am
Replies: 11
Views: 2,129
Posted By TinaJ
Wink dot dot dot dash dash dash dot dot dot

I agree that it is probably a heat issue. It sounds like your base bead is too hot when you apply your dots so your bead is drooping when you apply the dot. Slow down and don't put on a dot until the...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2010-04-19, 6:05am
Replies: 67
Views: 8,251
Posted By TinaJ
I use both hands and even switch when working in...

I use both hands and even switch when working in the center of the mandrel. I have noticed that some of my dotted beads have dots that curve towards downwards, so by switching I get more even dots....
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2010-04-19, 5:54am
Replies: 18
Views: 2,249
Posted By TinaJ
I didn't know this about rubber. Thanks for...

I didn't know this about rubber. Thanks for posting!
Tina
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2010-04-19, 5:52am
Replies: 27
Views: 3,337
Posted By TinaJ
Another 2 tips: I use my knife to...

Another 2 tips:

I use my knife to straighten wobbly lines, just push against the stringer with the knife blade to make the lines straight.

When making vines or scrolls that curve I use the...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2010-04-16, 9:41pm
Replies: 27
Views: 3,337
Posted By TinaJ
I know it's already been said above but two...

I know it's already been said above but two things that really help me with stringer control is to:
1 - Turn the flame down. Really down. It's just a bit longer than a pencil point. I don't adjust...
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