Topics: Seed Beads, Sculptural
I would like to know how to create the 3-D seed beaded items I have seen here. The animals that I have seen here are incredible. But I don't know how to begin; or using a cow skull to cover with seed beads. Any resource would be greatly appreciated. Thanks.
One of the easiest ways to jump into 3D seed bead art is to start with a kit. From pandas to Santas, cats to dogs, there is something for every taste, including a frog prince (my personal fave). Also a book on 3D designs can help you with this type of project. Once you get a few of these under your belt, you can venture out on your own and make more advanced 3D projects from patterns or create your own.
- Kristal Wick, Designer, Author and Jewelry-Making Expert
- Bead craft kits
- Seed beads
- ''Beaded Wild Animals: Puffy Critters for Key Chains, Dangles, and Jewelry'' by Suzanne McNeill
- ''Three Dimensional Beadwork'' by Sigrid Wynne-Evans
- ''Beaded Bugs: Make 30 Moths, Butterflies, Beetles, and Other Cute Critters'' by Nicola Tedman with Jean Power