Just Up… Corsage Project PlayDay with Stephanie Dixon!

Who doesn’t remember their prom? What did you wear? Who was your date? Where are they now? Hmmmm? And, how would you feel today if you had not been able to afford to attend? It is one thing to be a rebellious teenager and refuse to go – know a few of those — but quite another to not go at all because of the financial burden it puts on your family. Since 2005, beadFX has been a champion of the Corsage project. Once again – we are coordinating with the Corsage Project for donations. The Corsage Project is a …

More bronze experiments in the works

We had a question posted a few days ago, where someone was having difficulty firing bronze with cork clay.  I hadn’t tried it yet, so that will be my experiment for this week. If they are dry in time, I’ll post the results on Friday, but most likely I won’t have any information to share until Wednesday next week. I did a bit of research though, and it looks like you have to use an open air firing first to successfully burn out the core, and then fire again using the carbon. More information about the open air firing schedule can …