“Denille runs Denille E.O. Designs, featuring awesome painted wooden pendants, jewelry, and art. Some of her pendants are sold solo, ready to be strung from a chain of your choice and worn; others she makes into bookmarks, purse clips, and even wine charms.
I interviewed her a while ago, and here’s what she had to say:
I experimented with different materials for the pendants, but had the best outcome with wood. I just like the effect on wood created by the transfer process I use.
Tell me about the experimentation — I’m especially interested in the way you think about your process and the materials you use.
When I first decided I wanted to “make” stuff to sell, I didn’t yet know what that would be so I just played with all kinds of materials. For example, I experimented with clay, fabric, thread, different papers, lots of paint, pretty much anything you can find at a craft store. Finally, I started messing with wood, and it looked the best with my transfer process.
It just felt right…does that make sense??” Read More…