Learn how to design jewelry that makes a statement with world-renowned bead artist Margie Deeb! Discover the key elements behind beautiful beaded creations and find out how to successfully integrate these guiding principles in your designs. Next, learn how to strategically incorporate interesting shapes and negative space to enhance and accentuate your work. Find out how to design harmonious, well-balanced work, and add expressive movement using various techniques. Then, learn Margie's foolproof color secrets to banish boring palettes for good! Along the way, discover easy fixes for common designer challenges and gain a comprehensive, customizable approach that will improve all your future designs.
Meet jewelry designer and author Margie Deeb and get started creating beautiful pieces! You'll learn why unity is essential to pleasing design, and see how to use elements such as color, shape and texture to create repetition -- or variety -- in your pieces. You'll also learn two approaches for creating intriguing designs sure to catch the eye!
Follow along with Margie as she shows you how to design around a focal point to draw attention to your piece -- and keep it there! You'll also learn how to make proper use of curves and negative space, and develop a visual path to guide viewers through your jewelry.
Fall in love with shapes as Margie shows how different lines and forms can accentuate your jewelry designs. You'll see how to choose shapes that flatter different body types, and learn how to create compound shapes that make a statement and enchant viewers.
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