Wednesday, June 16, 2010

Spotlight on...Color by Margie Deeb - Bead Finishes and Their Interaction with Color

Bead Finishes and Their Interaction with Color
by Margie Deeb

Seed beads are chameleons. They change their color-sometimes dramatically. When strung as a hank, seed beads will enchant you, casting a spell that sounds like "Buy me. You can't live without my color." Then when you stitch or string it alongside ten other colors (you couldn't live without) they darken or lighten, disappear or pop out jarringly.
Glass beads are the grandest of visual tricksters. The smaller the bead, the trickier the tricks. Color changes radically based on the light source, surrounding beads, thread, background, bead finish, and other factors.

1 comment:

Createology said...

Thank you for the excellent information. This is very inspiring to learn about beads and their nuances. Happy creating...

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