Chatty has a new digital camera.
It has 8 megapixels (Chatty doesn’t really know what that means, but it’s bigger than her other camera, which has 3.1 megapixels).
There is a learning curve here. It’s basically a point and shoot, but it’s a much more sensitive camera.
Chatty has taken some really lousy pictures with this camera, and Chatty is fairly sure that it’s not the fault of the camera.
Chatty is working to get better. It may take some time.
Meanwhile, Chatty continues to bead her little heart out.
She has now learned how to do the “peyote” stitch.
Chatty can still hardly write the word “peyote” without getting the giggles. Some of you may reach back to your youth and remember why…it just seems so “naughty”! But in this case, it isn’t.
It’s a pretty stitch, and Chatty will have some better pictures to show of it in the next couple of days.
Meanwhile, here’s what she’s talking about – this is a peyote bead:
Chatty took this picture with her new camera. You will see from the color (which is ALL wrong) that Chatty has much to learn about lighting and her new camera.
Here are the peyote beads (which are made up of tiny “seed” beads – and each one of which takes about an hour to make), arranged as they will eventually appear on the necklace – although there will be lots of other beads, both black and red, between them in the final product:
This picture, again, was taken with the new camera. Learning curve still in progress, but at least the color is more accurate! Note to self: work on FOCUS…
To those of you who find this whole “beading” thing of Chatty’s a major snooze – don’t worry. It’s just the “crafty” part of her whole chatty crafty cook thing…
And Chatty – like many people – bores easily, so she will no doubt be on to other topics in the near future.