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12-25-05-08: Reviewing Leaf Cane and the Dreaded Chevron Flip

12-25-05 Demo Log Index
norajean_sf: Top of the hour save, or close enough to
top of the hour, brb
norajean_sf: back
norajean_sf: Shall I review the chevron flip for the
leaf cane for those who are new?
leasbeadheaven: yes. i missed that one
nndewbre: That WAS neat!
buffy10207: i'd like to see it again
norajean_sf: Ok, what I'm going to do is do a blend of
two colors of green. Then make that blend into a jelly
roll. Flatten the jelly roll and add a "vein" sheet
over it. Cut it into sections and stack. Then comes
the chevron flip.
norajean_sf: We'll just flip out. I tell ya...
norajean_sf: LOL
norajean_sf: so let me clear the deck here and I'll
show it done.
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bluebell5071: Heyyyyyyyyy
norajean_sf: We're reviewing a leaf cane
bluebell5071: great
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norajean_sf: after stacking anything, fat blended
ribbons or just straight sheets
norajean_sf: if you cut on the diagonal
norajean_sf: and then flip one side around
norajean_sf: you get a chevron
norajean_sf: this is the chevron flip
greatauntjudy: I love the chevon flip. It is really
greatauntjudy: It is one of the first things I tried
that worked. :D
merrie60us: I have to go I am getting a bad headache.
not sure why will try and come back
merrie60us: very nice leaf
bluebell5071: very pretty
norajean_sf: ok honey, feel better
leasbeadheaven: that's great, nj
merrie60us: thanks
leasbeadheaven: you make it look so easy
norajean_sf: trick is
norajean_sf: it is easy
norajean_sf: LOL
leasbeadheaven: easy for u to say!
norajean_sf: ok, let's say you're going to mix some
green from yellow and blue
norajean_sf: practice with yellow and blue stripes
norajean_sf: you're going to mix the two colors
together so there's no harm in practicing things like
the chevron flip
norajean_sf: layer sheets of any two colors you're
planning on mixing anyway, yellow and red, yellow and
blue, blue and red
norajean_sf: layer the sheets and form a block
norajean_sf: cut diagonally across all the sheets and
flip one side around
norajean_sf: you'll see how easy it is
norajean_sf: then you take that same trick and cut
jelly roll blends with separation sheets
leasbeadheaven: do u have a link to a tutorial for
this in case I forget how to do it?
norajean_sf: it's a variation on the same technique
norajean_sf: Sure hold on
norajean_sf: That last link, it has a good example of
doing the chevron flip
leasbeadheaven: thanks so much. will check these out
norajean_sf: Also on the list in the photo area we
have the album on the Dreaded Chevron Flip
norajean_sf: Razma had difficulty with it so we
reviewed it each time she came to demo.
norajean_sf: She named it the DCF
norajean_sf: LOL
norajean_sf: but in the album on the list I used non
leaf colors to make it easier to see
norajean_sf: that is the chevron flip with just layers
of two clay colors
norajean_sf: if we added a center vein and an outside
surround sheet it'll look better, but that's the
norajean_sf: any set of horizontal lines cut on a
diagonal, flip one side will give you a chevron
norajean_sf: even animal print
rossija9: Goodnight everyone!  Thanks, NJ.  Gotta
go...  See you tomorrow.
rossija9: Bye....
leasbeadheaven: I just took a look at the last epson
album with the blue & green & I think I get it. will
have to give it a try one of these days.
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marlea_anderson: hello folks!
leasbeadheaven: hi
norajean_sf: Merry Christmas Marlea or Happy Chanukah
bluebell5071: hey Marlea
norajean_sf: We were just reviewing the chevron flip
marlea_anderson: Christmas in my case but happy
anything is good, lol
marlea_anderson: i noticed from the cam- looking good
norajean_sf: I am looking for an example of using the
chevron flip with animal cane
norajean_sf: there it is done with tiger for tiger
nndewbre: Well, I hate to leave but I have to. Took
something for a headache and it has made me sleepy.
Thanks NJ, you are amazing. Is this going on tomorrow
norajean_sf: Sure see you tomorrow
nndewbre: Bye all
bluebell5071: bye
norajean_sf: Rest well
leasbeadheaven: bye. feel better.
marlea_anderson: bye
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norajean_sf: Since we have folks coming in and a lot
of new ClayMates in demo let's introduce ourselves to
each other
norajean_sf: NoraJean, San Francisco
leasbeadheaven: Lea, NY
bluebell5071: Shirley in Mississippi
wingsbe2: mary in indy
marlea_anderson: Marlea in PA
greatauntjudy: jude Tehachapi, CA
buffy10207: Diane - Iowa
norajean_sf: and there's 10 on cam. I sent invites out
to those watching on cam who are not in here.
norajean_sf: I just had a flash on another way to work
the leaf cane. Aunt Jude came up with the term
"tearing paper" for how to ruffle the edges of leaves.
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greatauntjudy: :D
norajean_sf: Howdy PratchettsMom, what's your first
name and where are you in the world?
pratchettsmom: Cathy and I'm in Orlando...How are you?
norajean_sf: real good Cathy, what I did just now is
to ruffle the edge of a leaf with the "tearing paper"
move, named by Aunt Jude here
pratchettsmom: I missed the part where you went from
having the colors of the cane to where you started
making a leaf...I don't know what happened...
marlea_anderson: oh no, i just get here and hubby
wants me to go watch gangs of new york- i'll try to
make it tomorrow
norajean_sf: Ok, Marlea
marlea_anderson: goodnight and have a pleasant
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norajean_sf: Cathy I'm not sure what part you missed.
pratchettsmom: well, you had the cane with the colored
layers and then the next thing I saw you were making a
pratchettsmom: I'll check out the link after...thanks
norajean_sf: This album has pictures of the sort of
leaf I made earlier
norajean_sf: I'll cut off a slice of leaf cane and
show you how I manipulate it, I use the curve between
my thumb and forefinger and give it a bit of a pinch
along the center vein
norajean_sf: bending it over my fingers
norajean_sf: I'll use a large slice to show you
pratchettsmom: I think I missed how you made it into a
leaf cane, but I think I can figure it out...
norajean_sf: Let me show you something else, it's the
basics on how to make a chevron that goes into the
leaf cane
norajean_sf: here's two colors, just stacked sheets
pratchettsmom: that's what I missed...
norajean_sf: if you cut along the diagonal and flip
one side around, you get the chevron.
norajean_sf: if you cut diagonally across fat ribbons,
made with a blend that was rolled up in a jelly roll.
norajean_sf: you get a different effect
norajean_sf: This is the flattened jelly roll blends.
norajean_sf: this is the leaf cane that was made with
cutting that on a diagonal
pratchettsmom: O
pratchettsmom: sorry...I'm confused...cut diagonally
across jelly roll and stack them?  then you make them
into leaf canes?
norajean_sf: I do a blend first. Then roll the blend
into a jelly roll. Then I flatten the jelly roll into
a long fat ribbon
norajean_sf: I then put a layer of clay on top of that
fat ribbon to be separation between the segments on
the leaf.
norajean_sf: Cut the long fat ribbon into sections and
norajean_sf: like this one at the end
norajean_sf: Then it is cut on the diagonal
pratchettsmom: okay...thanks
norajean_sf: I'll do it for you if you want. I can
never have enough leaf cane
norajean_sf: got a few minutes, it won't take a long
time to show you.
norajean_sf: pictures work a bucket of natter
pratchettsmom: well, if you don't mind...sure
norajean_sf: LOL
norajean_sf: I don't mind.
pratchettsmom: what's a bucket of natter?  we don't
have that expression in the south...<g>
pratchettsmom: and how, when you make the chevron, do
you get the same color on the outside on both sides of
the diagonal?
norajean_sf: I just made it up Cathy
norajean_sf: bucket of natter
norajean_sf: That's a good question, you don't get
exactly the same thing on both sides after the flip
pratchettsmom: live in that part of the
country, huh?  we don't just make things up down
here...or wait, maybe we do...<lol>
pratchettsmom: but you go ahead and shape it into a
leaf cane, correct?
norajean_sf: So I surround the leaf cane after the
pratchettsmom: ah...that's what I was wondering...
pratchettsmom: are you specifically demoing leaf canes
tonight or you're just waiting for other people?
norajean_sf: I never have anything planned
norajean_sf: so if you need to see the chevron flip
leaf cane, that's what we'll do
norajean_sf: Merrie wanted to see Holly earlier so we
did holly
pratchettsmom: no, I think I caught most of that
norajean_sf: it's like a Diner, Short Order
pratchettsmom: want fries with that?
merrie60us: I am back
norajean_sf: exactly
merrie60us: feeling a little better
norajean_sf: Yo, was just talking about you
merrie60us: had atooth pulled Thursday
norajean_sf: how you wanted holly so you got holly
norajean_sf: OUCH
merrie60us: been getting headaches
norajean_sf: kisses to your owie
pratchettsmom: glad to hear it Merrie
merrie60us: thanks
merrie60us: what are you making now
pratchettsmom: glad to hear you're feeling better, not
that you've been having headaches...
merrie60us: understood
pratchettsmom: do most people have voice here or use
norajean_sf: Another leaf cane. Cathy here is new to
Demo and would like to see a leaf cane so I'm doing
pratchettsmom: thanks
merrie60us: chat
merrie60us: oh good
norajean_sf: No voice used, some of our list members
are deaf or heard of hearing
pratchettsmom: seemed like I was the only one
norajean_sf: plus the background noise of everyone's
home would make it impossible
norajean_sf: I think folks are full of food, been here
for a long time and are chilling is all.
pratchettsmom: I have hearing loss, but unfortunately,
it hasn't prevented me from talking or typing...<lol>
pratchettsmom: much to my husband's chagrin, I might
norajean_sf: Well it is for folks like you with
hearing loss that I never use the voice function
during demos.
norajean_sf: Well I'm going to do a blend first.
pratchettsmom: well, thank you..I hear okay, but not
as much as I'd like...have hearing aids
norajean_sf: Biz-Archive/Blend-Grp
norajean_sf: I like to make leaf cane with blends to
try to get the highlight and shadow that leaves have.
pratchettsmom: since you're being so accomodating,
could you use some color other than green?  <lol>
Just kidding!!
norajean_sf: So while I'm doing that I can't type and
miss a lot in chat. If you have questions you can ask
when I'm back at the keyboard.
norajean_sf: Oh hey, I'm an easy date, honey. LOL
pratchettsmom: damn, and I'm here in Florida and
there's an easy date elsewhere....
norajean_sf: bringing someone in
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norajean_sf: Ok, now I'll do the blend
norajean_sf: top of the hour, I got to save log, take
a minute


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