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2003-May-Highlights

Memorial Day Marathon Demo

Log # 1, 12:58pm

Meeting Ulla and picking out colors and designs for today



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auntyalias: Yowie Wowie, three Cams already
buci131: heehee--Hiya NJ
bonsaikathy: Hi NJ
dahs512: hi nj
auntyalias: let me get your cams open
bonsaikathy: ok
buci131: love that blue lotus
buci131: I just finished doing a mini one from your last tute on it
buci131: it's in the oven
auntyalias: I'm falling in love with the hand blends
auntyalias: with the eyeball iris and now this blue lotus
auntyalias: I like the irregularity of it
auntyalias: looks more interesting than doing the blend with the pasta
press
buci131: definitely works for more organic stuff, eh
auntyalias: Denise, Push UPs
auntyalias: LOL
auntyalias: posing these figures can get us in a basket full of
trouble, you know that don't you?
dahs512: lol
auntyalias: What you making Eva?
buci131: heehee--well, as long as you know that Yahoo takes no
responsibility for what people show on their webcams
auntyalias: I see Linda on my chat list here, is that an echo of
earlier or is she with us here?
auntyalias: Rob and Melissa and the bun in the oven, Howdy Do
buci131: she's still showing up so she may be connected, but she was
going away briefly to clean her car
auntyalias: Happy MDMD
buci131: hiya Rob and Melissa
auntyalias: Denise has butts in her cam
craftingclay joined the room
auntyalias: don't know whether to be excited or shocked. LOL
auntyalias: Crafting Clay, welcome and what's your first name. I'm NJ
heartlandimages joined the room
buci131: hiya Rob and Melissa again
heartlandimages:
heartlandimages: can't stay long--to nice a day to stay inside--though
being here would be more fun than cleaning out the garage
craftingclay: Hi my name is Ronda and I'm still fiddling with this web
stuff so if I disappear don't take it personal.8)
auntyalias: No worries Rhonda
auntyalias: Denise I lost your cam
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auntyalias: ah that explains it,
auntyalias: Howdy Faye
heartlandimages: got a question NJ about your turquoise technique
faye_shelton: Howdy, NJ. Loved that blue flower, Hun
buci131: Hiya Ronda. Ok, NJ--here ya go--the mini lotus I did from
your tute
auntyalias: Eva, that is great
faye_shelton: Pretty, Eva!
buci131: I wanted a water flower for my crab tea scene
auntyalias: but with lotus, it's good to pinch the petals so they are
sort of row boat shaped
auntyalias: lilies are laid out, petal wise
bonsaikathy: pretty Eva, Hi Rob and Melissa, and Ronda
dahs512: I'm doing rear ends
buci131: we lost your cam, Denise
auntyalias: I had to get her cam from the Friend's list
faye_shelton: no butts about it
auntyalias: oh let me change my status
dahs512: my computer died
buci131: ok
heartlandimages: NJ, when you're putting the granite and the turquoise
mixes into the blender, are they large or small chunks?
buci131: I'll reopen when your'e back up
dahs512: i'm up
buci131: thanks, you're TV isn't showing in the chat window, lol
bonsaikathy: welcome back Sharon
auntyalias: Rob, they were sort of medium sized chunks and not mixed a
lot
buci131: Hiya again Sharon
auntyalias: Yo sharonV
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auntyalias: Sharon needs velcro for her chair there at home
shargoose: Hi again
auntyalias: to keep her in the room
auntyalias: What I am going to do until someone has a request, like
Rhonda
shargoose: Don't know what button I pushed but bounced off then on
again
auntyalias: is work on Rita Maid's eyes
heartlandimages: k, I already made some better looking turquoise than
my first attempt by using your granite mix, and chopping/mixing by
hand, but was wanting to try the blender technique
auntyalias: I'm having a heck of a time with them and I'm not stopping
until I get them right
auntyalias: Rob, do stop and go with the food processor when doing the
turquoise
auntyalias: whirl, stop, look, whirl stop look
auntyalias: like that
auntyalias: easy does it
auntyalias: Rhonda do you have any thing you'd like to see?
heartlandimages: my first try was straight turquoise and then painting
the crevases--your granite mix makes a better turquoise
heartlandimages: thanks NJ
auntyalias: Mixing it like I do makes it some thing you can carve
auntyalias: which I like rather than a surface technique
auntyalias: just like the malachite
auntyalias: do it so the design goes all the way through. I collected
a bunch of turquoise pictures from clothing catalogues, jewelry and
I'm making a collage to update the turquoise section
heartlandimages: nod
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bonsaikathy: Maybe we should do roll call
auntyalias: uyletyinen, what's your first name honey
auntyalias: NoraJean, San Francisco, Just waking up
bonsaikathy: we've got lot's in here
bonsaikathy: Kathy in E. TN
shargoose: Sharon V New Hampshire
craftingclay: ronda iowa
dahs512: Denise in Cedar Creek
buci131: Eva New Orleans
heartlandimages: Rob, Kansas
auntyalias: uyletyinen... we would love to know your first name and
location, please
uyletyinen: Ullamaija in Helsinki, Finland
auntyalias: WOW
auntyalias: WOW and WOW again
shargoose: Wow, Finland!!
bonsaikathy: Welcome
auntyalias: Welcome and it's late for you, so you get first REQUEST,
anything you'd like to see for Demo is for you to pick
shargoose: May we call you Ulla? Just for chat?
uyletyinen: thanks
buci131: Hiya Ullamaija
uyletyinen: yes, ulla i am
auntyalias: How do we say "hello" in Finnish?
uyletyinen: hei
uyletyinen: or moi
shargoose: I can't type well and Ulla is easier for me!! Thanks and
welcome
auntyalias: hei, I can do that
uyletyinen:
auntyalias: so it's your day here Ulla, anything you want to see me
make I'll make for you
auntyalias: since you're on in the latest time zone
auntyalias: tiger cane?
uyletyinen: i'm just a beginner in this artform
auntyalias: a figure from the beginning?
auntyalias: something basic?
uyletyinen: nj, basic please
auntyalias: ok, let's kick this around. If you're new then everything
is interesting. Let's start out with your favorite colors
uyletyinen: anything... im happy with anything
auntyalias: what are some of your favorite colors and do you like
pearl shine, gold?
bonsaikathy: Sharon pull up the cam honey and tell me what you think
so far
auntyalias: No...anything don't work for me. You pick, look into your
heart and ask yourself
auntyalias: what are my favorite colors
uyletyinen: anything you like...
bonsaikathy: Not finished yet but working on it
uyletyinen:
auntyalias: blue, red? Are you firery? Do you like cool sea blues?
auntyalias: What astrological sign are you
auntyalias: that'll help me pick for you
uyletyinen: sorry... sounds
uyletyinen: taurus
auntyalias: ah
auntyalias: anything from the earth
auntyalias: gold, turquoise, jade
buci131: Kathy--looking great!
auntyalias: earth tones
uyletyinen: yes
uyletyinen: i like them
auntyalias: wood grains, are you into miniatures?
auntyalias: that also will help me
uyletyinen: yes
auntyalias: ah, ok, let's do some earthy tones
uyletyinen: that's my thing
auntyalias: burnt umber
auntyalias: raw sienna
auntyalias: black
auntyalias: gold
auntyalias: and let's do some wood grain
auntyalias: it's only a bullseye
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auntyalias: that is inbetween sheets
auntyalias: and you'll get wood grain that has a knot in it where a
branch started to grow
shargoose: Kathy, It looks so good
uyletyinen: sound great
auntyalias: so Finnish
auntyalias: you like light pine?
auntyalias: or is that Swedish?
bonsaikathy: Thansk honey still have to add flowers and glue everthing
down
auntyalias: Here in California we love redwood, with rings and rings,
called burls
bonsaikathy: see tigger up in the tree
shargoose: Yuo
shargoose: Yes, I ment
auntyalias: We'll need these colors... burnt umber, raw sienna, white,
yellow, black, and we will need to prepare sheets. That will take
about a half an hour. I'll start and anyone who wants to clay along
and make light wood grain
auntyalias: I'm starting now
heartlandimages: i'll try and drop in later
bonsaikathy: Bye Rob
uyletyinen: ok.. i'll be here
shargoose: Bye Rob
heartlandimages left the room
craftingclay: okay I'll try see ya later
auntyalias: Leaving out Rhonda?
auntyalias: tooda loo and catch you on the flip flop
auntyalias: I'm going to use pearl, because I'm a mica junkie, you all
can use white if that's what you have
auntyalias: if you're daring you can substitute the yellow for gold
auntyalias: pearl for white
auntyalias: burnt umber for copper
auntyalias: and do wood grain
uyletyinen: ok
auntyalias: do you know what you get with wood grain if you use metal
color clay?
uyletyinen: :
auntyalias: real mokume gane... it's made with real metals, done like
wood grain, not in these bright pastel colors or translucents
craftingclay: i'm working the clay up into sheets of their own color
right not mixing yet ....
shargoose: cool idea
uyletyinen: ok
auntyalias: the fast way to prepare sheets is to use a food processor
auntyalias: and whirl the clay until it becomes a ball
auntyalias: the you pull the clay, like candy taffy, folding it over
auntyalias: and over, it'll be warm and soft and easier to work with
auntyalias: then you press, stack in aluminum foil sheets to keep it
neat and orderly
auntyalias: and then you'll be ready to start
auntyalias: and that's what I'm going to do right now
uyletyinen: ok
auntyalias: someone save this log
auntyalias: since there is information on it
auntyalias: thanks
faye_shelton: alritey, Faye, Norfolk VA back from checking on the
kiddies and grabbing coffee  Hi everyone again
dahs512: hi Faye
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auntyalias: see the ball?
auntyalias: it's warm, soft and perfect to pull like taffy
uyletyinen: yes
auntyalias: Now I will put in the food processor, raw sienna and a
pearl, and a touch of yellow
uyletyinen: ok
auntyalias: we need to lighten the brown and the quickest way to mix
clay is with the food processor taffy pull technique
auntyalias: just the quickest, part of the Easy Breezy set of tricks
auntyalias: and now I'll do it
shargoose: Can you give us an idea of how much clay you use, NJ?
shargoose: Quarter of a block of clay?
auntyalias: hold on for a tick
auntyalias: I don't measure
auntyalias: I eyeball it
auntyalias: when you make a stew
auntyalias: you sort of eyeball how much carrot you need as opposed to
potato
auntyalias: right?
auntyalias: it's like cooking, salt to taste
auntyalias: also
shargoose: I know but if I'm following along don't want to not have
enough
auntyalias: it depends on how much clay you have
auntyalias: I work with quarter pounds, because I'm going to put a
particular cane through the paces,
auntyalias: cover a tin
auntyalias: make pendants and earrings
auntyalias: do some chop and toss
auntyalias: make mini vases
auntyalias: part of my process of showing what a particular cane can
do
auntyalias: and then I send it out for the newbie boxes
auntyalias: so don't use how much I use
auntyalias: if I use four or five big chunks, you use one... that's
enough to practice the basic wood grain
auntyalias: but I can't give you amounts, it would make me break out
in hives
auntyalias: LOL
shargoose: good
uyletyinen: ok
craftingclay: cool I got it to look like lite wood color
shargoose: Getting screen shots. Maybe for a tut on starting the clay
auntyalias: Thank you Sharon, you're just a peach
auntyalias: ok, all beginners GOT to learn how to make a blend
shargoose: No I'm more pear shape!! Your welcome
auntyalias: and I'm going to show you the Easy Breezy Blend
auntyalias: but we got to do it while the clay here is still warm
uyletyinen: ok.. thank you
auntyalias: I will cut triangles of the clay
auntyalias: then I'll fold them and press them once
auntyalias: here is where we make our lives easy
auntyalias: we're going to roll it up, twist it and press, making each
press of the pasta machine worth 6 just folded in half, the twisting
will blend the clay faster than just folding in half,
auntyalias: it's a proven fact
auntyalias: LOL
auntyalias: so let's twist and shout and knock ourselves out with a
quick blend
auntyalias: that alone is good wood paneling
auntyalias: just one press after twisting and compressing
auntyalias: how quick is that already?
auntyalias: but we're going to blend it more, same thing, roll, mash,
twist, compress and press
uyletyinen: this is fantastic
uyletyinen: I hope I'll remember half of all this
shargoose: Don't worry
craftingclay waves at craftingclay
uyletyinen: thanks
shargoose: We keep photos and a log of the instructions
uyletyinen: ok
auntyalias: that's a fan fold
auntyalias: ok?
uyletyinen: I'm relieved
uyletyinen: ok
auntyalias: I'm going to press this into a ribbon, so pearl is at one
end of the ribbon
auntyalias: and brown is on the other end
auntyalias: you know a jelly roll cake?
auntyalias: just a swirl of cake and jam?
auntyalias: or Sushi?
auntyalias: same thing, just roll this up and we'll roll it up so the
pearl is in the center
uyletyinen: it's really amazing what you can do
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auntyalias: So that's a jelly roll blend, that's a basic thing you got
to know how to do in order to do a mess of other things
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shargoose: Having a hard time doing log and shots!!
buci131: heya nancy
auntyalias: Sharon, don't sweat it, all this has been shot before,
saving log is more important
auntyalias: I'd say
shargoose: Got log!!
shargoose: I want the photos as I need the basics
techi_mom56: hi eva and everyone...great turnout today....been doing
some spring cleaning...
shargoose: So as long as I'm taking them be happy!!
auntyalias: Oooh I got a flash
faye_shelton: Howdy Nancy
auntyalias: with this jelly roll blend
auntyalias: I'll show you how to do an ammonite
auntyalias: it's nice with these browns and pearls
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bonsaikathy: Ok I'm back and I just read back in the log and caught up
bonsaikathy: Rob asked me to go off with him a minute, so he could ask
me a question
bonsaikathy: HI Nancy
techi_mom56: brb...my doggy is mumbling at me...chuckle...
auntyalias: Hey honey, just did a jellyroll blend and did the ammonite
swirl, going to do another blend and kick around that light wood grain
shargoose: Got to go. Log is saved so far
shargoose: Pics also. Have to help Hubby again!!
bonsaikathy: NJ when I did the faux wood I used the metals mixed with
like browns and stuff, they were beautiful, copper for the red woods,
gold and brown for the lighter woods, they were beautiful
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bonsaikathy: Gary was so impressed he even asked if he could sand them
for me when he saw them
bonsaikathy: oh how pretty
auntyalias: think
auntyalias: inlay
auntyalias: wood's just bullseyes, sheets
bonsaikathy: that's what I did
auntyalias: jelly rolls
auntyalias: this one jelly roll press is yeilding some lovely rings
bonsaikathy: I like the way it's pulled to a ring
bonsaikathy: burls
faye_shelton: sweet, NJ
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faye_shelton: ooh, what is it, Eva?
buci131: just covered a quail's egg
faye_shelton: looks interesting
buci131: used NJ's chop technique for the sheet
faye_shelton: how big is a quail's egg?
buci131: the coin is a dime
faye_shelton: pretty small, thn
faye_shelton: thanks for showing. cool
buci131: you're welcome
bonsaikathy: pretty Eva
buci131: thanks Kathy--want to open it and put a little scene inside
faye_shelton: pretty pot/bowl, NJ
faye_shelton: those colors, wow, nice
auntyalias: I think if I blend black on one end of the ribbon I might
get better definition
auntyalias: still kicking around the technique
auntyalias: the pot's cane got reduced too much
faye_shelton: that's lovely, NJ
auntyalias: going to do another blend and see if I can get a little
closer to what's in my head
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icare4bunnies: hi
auntyalias: Hey Jael
auntyalias: what's the problem with your Mac access?
faye_shelton: Hi Jael
bonsaikathy: Hi Jael
icare4bunnies: the yahoo messenger version for mac does not have that
option
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icare4bunnies: I can talk to the group here
auntyalias: anyone here on MAC other than Jael?
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faye_shelton: not I
icare4bunnies: but I can't join a group on the messenger program
bonsaikathy: No and Karen had problems earlier too
icare4bunnies: I never have been able
icare4bunnies: it just isn't there
auntyalias: are the MAC instructions on my site wrong?
auntyalias: out of date
auntyalias: I have no way of knowing because I use PC
bonsaikathy: Karen says she does it through yahoo chat and then
watches the cams on messenger
icare4bunnies: yahoo doesn't give a hoot about mac users
icare4bunnies: I can talkt to you here
bonsaikathy: Karen couldn't even get into chat
icare4bunnies: but all of you have a line through your smiley face
icare4bunnies: here
auntyalias: Kathy, the MAC users come into chat through the website
and then click on Yahoo Friend's list for the cam?
bonsaikathy: we sent her invites and everything
icare4bunnies: that's what I do
bonsaikathy: she said she couldn't get in that way today for some
reason
icare4bunnies: why do you all have lines through your yahoo faces?
auntyalias: we don't see the same thing as you Jael, no lines through
the smiley faces on my view
bonsaikathy: none here either
icare4bunnies: well, at least I can chat with you
buci131: three of us have webcams on, tho