Category Archives: Watercolor earrings

Watercolor Paints – My Basic Color Palette for Watercolor Paper Jewelry & Painting

I receive many questions regarding the colors that I use for my watercolor paper jewelry and watercolor painting. In this article I will discuss the basic color palette that I employ for both jewelry and paintings. Over the many years … Continue reading

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Rectangular Coil Earrings Enclosing Translucent Rice Paper Tubes

     These translucent Rectangular Coil earrings are characterized by a delicate rice paper tube that is enclosed within a protective coil. The tube is only one layer of rice paper thick, and kept hollow to maximize its translucent quality. In creating these beautiful earrings, … Continue reading

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Neutral pH Adhesives versus Elmer’s Glue-All

     I use Elmer’s Glue All primarily in the classroom because my students prefer it over the archival brands. The reason for this is its low odor. When using archival, neutral pH adhesive, students will often complain to me about the glue’s smell. … Continue reading

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Translucent Rice Paper Earrings as droplets!

     Using the technique with other shapes In last week’s article I discussed the creative process and how I go about discovering my designs. Coincidently while writing the article, I was also working on my new video, “How to Make Translucent … Continue reading

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The Eye Pin – Handmade is often the best solution!

Handmade is much better than machine made, store-bought findings. I often make my own coil-wrapped eye pins that I use for hanging earrings and pendants, and the look is fantastic! The handmade findings contribute to the feel of a uniquely … Continue reading

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Making Watercolor Paper Earrings – Simple and Beautiful!

Watercolor Paper Earrings are simple to make, and because they are very light weight, you can freely experiment with their design and make them as large as you like. In my workshops, my students have lots of fun experimenting with … Continue reading

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