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Design Decisions – Part 4

A quick recap:

Then I had to work out how to make the most of this design (see below)

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So, how was I going to make the most of this design?  Well, I took the idea of numbering the beads with the different colours that I was going to use.  That was necklace #1.  And then I just moved along a couple of spaces, and started the numbering at a different bead for necklace #2.  This way, I can make 2 necklaces, and 2 pairs of earrings using the same glass, but they would turn out quite different.

Exhibition work is quite different from production work.  With exhibitions you have a lot of freedom (and usually a lot of time) to play with new ideas.  To try things and see how they work.

With production you have to be a little bit more precise with your work.  You have to make the most time appropriate decisions so that your work ends up “costing” a feasible amount.  Unfortunately it is true what they say “Time is Money.”

I hope you have enjoyed my design decision posts.