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Get Crackling!

Today we held our bi-monthly meeting with Elly McRae leading us through some different ways of getting a crackle effect. Many of us were familiar with techniques using foil or acrylic paint and we talked about those but Elly showed us how to achieve cr ckle just in the clay itself through use of a heat gun for a around 20 seconds. this can then be back filled with paint to highlight the crackles. We then used that to make a pair of earrings, or for some people, several pairs! Elly also demonstrated some wire working techniques and told us about the LPCG Pinterest page which has a board with lots of wore working ideas. It was agreed that making your own findings can make your work unique and

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