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Forum: Free Tutorials 2010-01-05, 11:01pm
Replies: 63
Views: 7,144
Posted By raindance
Unhappy Oh NO! REMOVED! I never got a chance to see...

Oh NO! REMOVED! I never got a chance to see it!](*,)
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2009-11-22, 10:35pm
Replies: 258
Views: 24,281
Posted By raindance
Thumbs up This must be why I never had many problems with...

This must be why I never had many problems with Divardi. I tend to work much cooler because, when I first started, I roasted the heck out of my transparent colors...so I started backing off into the...
Forum: Tutorials to purchase 2008-08-31, 7:26pm
Replies: 45
Views: 6,340
Posted By raindance
Red face Thanks, Jenny! 128153 I've learned so much from...

Thanks, Jenny! 128153 I've learned so much from this tutorial! I highly recommend it to everyone! I have the other 2 tutorials, but with the hot weather and some really bad computer problems to bog...
Forum: Tutorials to purchase 2008-08-31, 7:01am
Replies: 45
Views: 6,340
Posted By raindance
Thumbs up Awesome Tutorial!

Laurie! I loved this tutorial! Here is one of the first beads I made, taking liberties with it and trying to make it my own style...

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Thank-you so much for your wonderful...
Forum: Tutorials 2008-08-21, 7:50pm
Replies: 31
Views: 7,635
Posted By raindance
I know what you mean, Jenny! I have to say that...

I know what you mean, Jenny! I have to say that the tutorials I've purchased so far are really much more in-depth than many I've seen in books or magazines so far! I love it! Maybe it's because there...
Forum: Tutorials 2008-08-21, 7:11pm
Replies: 31
Views: 7,635
Posted By raindance
Everyone has excellent suggestions! One thing I...

Everyone has excellent suggestions! One thing I have always wished for is in-depth, detailed tips & techniques for using enamel, frit or both together...with examples of several beads for each...
Forum: Tutorials to purchase 2008-08-19, 9:03pm
Replies: 98
Views: 14,553
Posted By raindance
Red face Yes! Inquiring minds want to know! Maybe we...

Yes! Inquiring minds want to know! Maybe we aren't getting our glass soupy enough or something.
Forum: Tutorials to purchase 2008-08-19, 9:00pm
Replies: 98
Views: 14,553
Posted By raindance
Smile Me three! I signed up! I love the first...

Me three! I signed up! I love the first tutorial!\\:D/
Forum: Tutorials 2008-08-19, 7:11pm
Replies: 46
Views: 4,859
Posted By raindance
Smile I don't know about DVDs, but I had several CD...

I don't know about DVDs, but I had several CD Roms that were chewed up by my CD Rom player and I had a heck of a time replacing them, because they were older versions of software I couldn't live...
Forum: Tutorials 2008-08-10, 1:12pm
Replies: 122
Views: 13,579
Posted By raindance
Smile Oh yes, Mary! I would pay for a frog tutorial...

Oh yes, Mary! I would pay for a frog tutorial with pictures without hesitation! I would LOVE a sculptural tutorial of any kind from you! Your work is awesome!
Forum: The Dark Room 2008-07-27, 3:04pm
Replies: 18
Views: 3,268
Posted By raindance
Talking Wooo-hoooo! I did it!

Thanks to everyone who came to my rescue! Kevan! I did the photo trick with the contrasting bead, then when I darkened the stem it didn't gray-out like it did before! See!?\\:D/

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Forum: The Dark Room 2008-07-23, 1:18am
Replies: 18
Views: 3,268
Posted By raindance
Smile Awesome! Thanks so much for the info on the Adobe...

Awesome! Thanks so much for the info on the Adobe Gamma Loader! My monitor worries have been giving me fits, too!

Also, I'm familiar with NEC monitors, since I used to work in a computer repair...
Forum: The Dark Room 2008-07-22, 1:59am
Replies: 18
Views: 3,268
Posted By raindance
Thanks, Kevan! I might just do that...use the...

Thanks, Kevan! I might just do that...use the photo I mean. I might even try to approach that dang bead again tomorrow...just in case my camera was temporarily haunted. I need to get my niece over...
Forum: The Dark Room 2008-07-22, 1:48am
Replies: 18
Views: 3,268
Posted By raindance
Oh...you are soooo right! And lots of people I...

Oh...you are soooo right! And lots of people I know keep their monitor a little bit dark so it doesn't hurt their eyes. Sometimes I turn mine darker when I'm having migraine issues, because bright...
Forum: The Dark Room 2008-07-22, 1:39am
Replies: 18
Views: 3,268
Posted By raindance
Yeah! That's another thing that went wrong the...

Yeah! That's another thing that went wrong the other night. My camera will let me set Aperture Priority to 8. So that's where I leave it (a tip I learned from Kevan in another post.) Usually it works...
Forum: The Dark Room 2008-07-22, 1:30am
Replies: 18
Views: 3,268
Posted By raindance
WOW! HOW did you do that, Kevan?!!! :jawdrop: ...

WOW! HOW did you do that, Kevan?!!! :jawdrop:

I will try the bead off to the side trick, for sure! That's awesome! I never would've thought of that!
Forum: The Dark Room 2008-07-21, 1:12am
Replies: 18
Views: 3,268
Posted By raindance
Angry Going Nutz trying to Photo This Bead!!!! Help!!!

This mushroom bead has a cap that is Pumpkin Dark-Dark (CIM) and a stem that is Vetro Honey Crunch Odd. If I get the stem the right color, the cap is wayyyyy dark (first photo.) If I get the cap the...
Forum: Customer Service Kiosk 2008-04-05, 4:28am
Replies: 82
Views: 9,360
Posted By raindance
Exactly! Well-said, Amber! If a certain type of...

Exactly! Well-said, Amber! If a certain type of glass works for the beads you're wanting to make, it will actually increase your sales or the value of your beads. It's actually worth the higher cost...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2008-04-01, 9:56am
Replies: 32
Views: 4,350
Posted By raindance
That sounds about right, give or take. As Alex...

That sounds about right, give or take. As Alex said above, you need to work slower until you get good control of heating your glass. For a bead that takes good concentration because of dot placement,...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2008-03-28, 9:39pm
Replies: 32
Views: 4,350
Posted By raindance
Smile Like Alex said, place those Evil Purple dots...

Like Alex said, place those Evil Purple dots precisely and make them smaller. Don't let the Evil Purple touch another dot. Since you're sort of new, back off from the head of the torch another inch...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2008-01-13, 11:54am
Replies: 22
Views: 2,414
Posted By raindance
This happened to me once with a new mandrel. I...

This happened to me once with a new mandrel. I was making a mushroom at the time, so no intense, long periods in the flame. I think there was just some impurity in the metal because it just fizzled...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2007-12-28, 8:02pm
Replies: 6
Views: 2,493
Posted By raindance
I like to use dark aqua or teal transparent....

I like to use dark aqua or teal transparent. Also, transparent lavender blue gives the goldstone a copper-like color. The thicker the encasement, the richer the color.
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2007-11-25, 12:16am
Replies: 22
Views: 2,434
Posted By raindance
Red face My husband's uncle tosses old wire on a little...

My husband's uncle tosses old wire on a little fire to burn off the insulation before recycling it. I think I've heard that you can apply copper wire to beads like silver wire...with different...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2007-06-28, 6:26pm
Replies: 33
Views: 4,364
Posted By raindance
Gail has several sizes of frit containers for...

Gail has several sizes of frit containers for sale on her site (GGGlass):

http://ggglass.com/catalog.php?category=17

I think her prices are really affordable!
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2007-06-24, 2:32pm
Replies: 13
Views: 2,793
Posted By raindance
Thumbs up I agree...and she definitely has some of the best...

I agree...and she definitely has some of the best prices! Also, she has 5 & 10 pack samplers (you choose the blends you want to try) offered at the lowest cost I've seen! Free shipping! Low-cost...
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