Seed Bead Finishes and Color with Margie Deeb

Understanding how the different bead finishes reflect, refract, disperse, and absorb light – and display color – is critical to creating extraordinary beadwork. In examining over 90 close-up photos and examples of finished pieces, you’ll learn about the major finishes and see them in the context of finished patterns, illustrative and sculptural beadwork, and all kinds of stitches. A 12-page color handout filled with photographed examples is included.
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Margie Deeb

Margie Deeb

Artist, graphic designer/art director, musician, and color expert, Margie Deeb is the first artist /author to publish books on color specifically addressing the challenges presented by working with glass beads.

Her books include the popular The Beader’s Guide to Color and The Beader’s Color Palette, which the Library Journal voted the Best Craft How-To book of 2009. Margie discussed her approach to color on a 2008 episode of the PBS TV show “Beads, Baubles and Jewels.”

Her passion for color and movement is the driving force in all her creations. In addition to her visual...
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