The Impatient Beader Gets Inspired, a North Light Book, by Margot Potter. Bead Queen of the Universe, Margot Potter, returns to help you find your inner art girl. If you are afraid to color outside of the lines, if you stopped being creative after summer camp, then grab your smock and beret and get ready to find artistic inspiration all around you. In an easy to follow concept, Margot shows the reader how to pull color, texture and ideas from inspiration images and objects. With a plethora of funktastic jewelry and accessories projects, be forewarned this is not your average craft title. Going way beyond beading, Margot delves into polymer clay, decoupage, image transfer, soldering, bedazzling and oh so much more! If you like a little sass with your crafts, then welcome to the world of the Impatient Beader.
INSPIRATION IS ALL AROUND YOU, and this is the book to help you make the most of it! Every chapter is a celebration of all things arts and craftastic. Every project is fun to make and every technique is easy to master. So, get out a smock and beret and forget the naysayers--you are about to reintroduce yourself to your inner art girl!
Throughout the pages of The Impatient Beader Gets Inspired, you'll learn easy ways to full design inspiration from your day-to-day world to make fabulous jewelry and accessories. You'll discover a delightful diversity of fun techniques like jewelry making, découpage, soldering, embroidery, Hot Fix crystal application, polymer clay and more.
Inside you'll find:
An accessible and friendly guide to design principles, from how to keep an art journal to the basics of color theory. A huge selection of gorgeous, one-of-a-kind jewelry and accessory projects including necklaces, bracelets, rings, pins,embellished tops, handbags and more.
The design inspiration for each project, including a picture of the object that inspired the piece. Easy-to-follow skill level guide that tells you whether a project calls for the skills of a "Crafty Virgin," a "Crafty Vixen" or a "Crafty Goddess".
"Patience Booster" and "Take It from Me" tips to help make your beading go smoothly. Paperback book with 127 pages, 8.5"x 11"