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This is the next tutorial in my Sculpting with Glass Series. In this tutorial you'll learn exactly how to make my toads and frogs!

You will find that this tutorial is not just a simple step-by-step project but is a powerful tool to help you to further develop your skills as a glass artist.

I'll take you step-by-step through each phase of how my toads are made, using large, full color photographs along with detailed discussion on how to do each step. You will learn not only the hows but also the whys. This will help you to take the techniques and knowledge you gain from this tutorial and apply it within your own work so that you'll be able to create unique sculptural beads all your own.

The tutorial is 48 pages long with 70 large, full color photos and several smaller photos showing a variety of my toads and frogs from various angles. To the right you will see 2 of the actual photos from the tutorial. Click to view full size and quality.

Suppemental File:
The tutorial also comes with a small supplemental .pdf file (450k). This is a 2-page file containing "images only". The images have been cropped, made smaller, numbered and include a very brief description. The file makes for easier printing and also easier use while at the torch.

Experience Level:
I recommend that you have at least a working knowledge of the basics of sculpting with glass before jumping into this tutorial. I taught those basics in my goddess bead tutorial so if you're a beginner and need some help with the basics, I would recommend that you begin with that tutorial, even if you don't like goddess figures, the important thing is the techniques you will learn while making those beads. It's the perfect primer for this tutorial which uses all the skills learned there, expands on them, while introducing you to even more advanced techniques. That said, I have taught this bead to many beginners with fairly good results, so if your heart is set on trying it, then by all means, give it a go :O)

File Size and Delivery:
**This tutorial will come to you as a .pdf file. The file size is 3.7mb. The supplemental file size is 450kb. I will send both files to you as an email attachment. Be sure to give me the email address you want the file sent to if it is different than the email you have set-up for Etsy.**

***Keep in mind that I am in Germany so if you are ordering from another part of the world, I might be sleeping when you order! I will do my best to send the file out within just a few hours of receiving payment. Or just as soon as I wake up and get a cup of coffee :o) ***

Feel free to Convo me with any questions you might have.

Tutorial -Sculpting with Glass Series - LavenderCreek Lampwork - Toad Bead Tutorial

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