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Bead wings - dragon v2

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Mostly a 'note to self', but maybe someone else will find it useful too. Principle of making wings for him - rrkra.deviantart.com/art/Hi-I-… .

Materials = fishing line/thread + beadwork needle + seed beads.

Any seed beads should do. Though if ones used for membrane are noticeably smaller or larger than the ones used for carcass - wing will curl.

This kind of wings looks better with wire inside the arm and fingers. Otherwise they are too big to hold any pose.
Feel free to ask questions. I know that I make no sense sometimes =D

More tutorials: rrkra.deviantart.com/gallery/2…
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Goldenstar86's avatar
Thank you for another great tutorial.
To be a Bead artist like this...my goodness! These pieces are spectacular!
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crystal-rain-fox's avatar
can you start with fewer beads? like 8 or 6 instead of 12?
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Yeah. Then there will be less fingers (or thinner fingers, or having to add some extra beads when starting fingers).
crystal-rain-fox's avatar
could you posssibly make a tutorial on how to attatch wings and legs?
Rrkra's avatar
I think I had something about attaching legs in big dragon toy tutorial...
But the way changes on every new project, so I don't even have a solid method for myself =(
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Mallenroh001's avatar
if I ever get a day off from work I shall have to give this a try
Jalaila's avatar
This is great, thank you :) It is really kind of you to share your ideas and experiences with other beadworkers.
uropygid's avatar
Thank you for another very useful tutorial! you're very kind to share all your secrets.
bvanhorn's avatar
:omg:

Awesome tutorial.

crystal-rain-fox's avatar
~favs~ yay!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! easier tutorial!
Irukapooka's avatar
*stares*

Holy crap, I don't know if I could even attempt doing something like this! It's so...intricate and detailed! You my friend, are very talented and creative! :heart:
Rrkra's avatar
It's not too hard^^
Thanks =P
Irukapooka's avatar
You're welcome. :)
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