A String of Expression Techniques for Transforming Art and Life into Jewelry (Paperback)
|Author: June Roman|
|Start from your favorite journal page and discover the jewelry-making process with String of Expression. After studying a personal journaling page, elements such as texture, color, emotion and symbolism determine the selection of beads and other materials. Author June Roman''s pieces are divided into five chapters - each an area of life that you can identify with. See the author''s own pages and hear how she went about creating jewelry from each page. Each project will offer a new jewelry technique that could be applied to many jewelry projects. Pieces created out of an authentic mindset will hold the truest meaning to you, and June Roman shows you how to develop meaning and create the jewelry.|
From the Publisher:
The self-expressive elements we put into the works of art we make can be transferred to the jewelry we create. Colors, textures, symbolism and more make up the works created in our art journals. Author June Roman shares how she draws inspiration from her own journal pages and guides you through the process for making your own wearable works of art that are an expression of your passions, dreams and secrets.||A String of Expression takes you on a journey through five chapters---each exploring a unique facet of our world such as the colors we love, the places we've traveled, the people who have inspired us and the fantasies we tuck deep in our hearts.||Express yourself in a new way---translate your art journals into jewelry!||Step-by-step photos will guide you through five inspiring chapters, reflecting the things that give your days texture: Nature's Renderings, A Sense of Place, Life, Cultural Consciousness and Color Exploration. Each project introduces you to a new jewelry-making technique, and lets you take a peek into June's process of turning art-journal pages into wearable works of art.||Discover the key to turning the things you care about most into beautiful pieces of jewelry you can wear every day. Turn a string of thought into A String of Expression.||Stunning, expressive jewelry is just a few lessons away. Inside a String of Expression you'll be inspired to try many new techniques to give your pieces the highly-unique look you've always wanted---a look that is an expression of yourself.