She created some buttons and also some flat pieces that she could make into pins.
After a lunch break class moved on to four layer stacks with two darks and two lights layered many times. Elizabeth's stack:
After shaving them down class members made buttons, pendants, pins, and pieces for mosaic work. The last hour we learned some other fun techniques like rolling our layers into lizard tails and creating canes that look like brains.
Lizard tails, above.
Brain cane, above, and buttons, below.
This class was a great opportunity to work in a medium other than fiber yet still use the basic principles of color and come out with a few cool items that could either be turned into jewelry or added to a surface design project, journal or other mixed media work.