I highly recommend taking a texture break now and then. I was working on mica shift last night and lamenting the fact that I don’t have unusual texture to use. I complained to my husband who promptly rummaged through his stuff and found things for me to mold.
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Top left – the loop part of a macrame bracelet he made
top right – the bottom of a roll of thick hemp
bottom left – the wires from an old computer power supply
bottom 2nd from left – the main part of that bracelet
bottom 2nd from right – piece of chain mail
bottom right – my only find, a shirt of mine
I have some ideas about carving some clay for texture uses, once I find the carving bits for my dremel.