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I'm Eni Oken, artist and author of hundreds of articles, tutorials and books in print and online. For over 30 years I've explored art, color theory, fantasy and ornamental design.

Certified Zentangle® Teacher

Certified Zentangle® Teacher

Lesson 17: The Strand

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[/one_half][one_half_last]Have you ever bought a strand of gorgeous beads without any what you'll do with them? Or have a friend give you a broken beaded necklace asking "Can you do something with it?."

Although there are a million different ways to create a pretty beaded necklace, this lesson will show you how to create some unusual designs using a single strand of identical beads reaching beyond stringing caps and spacers.

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Tools and Materials:

Blank Journal or lots of loose sketching paper Access to a printer Sharpie Pen Pencil Eraser

More Info:

Pages: 25

Steps: 16

Requirements: You must be comfortable drawing, sketching or doodling.

You must be comfortable with one or more jewelry making techniques which allow "shape forming", for example silversmithing, metal clay, wire-wrapping, sculptural seedbeading, glass, etc.



Did you know that 93% of students come back for more lessons after one?



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