Sometimes things don't work out initially but rather than give up you need to just keep going. I thought my initial carving with these beads was "flat" from a design standpoint.
But the second stage of carving I did really helps these little cactus-ish beads (Cactus, boulder, mountains? Not sure.) Next step will be to try adding some colored pencil and securing it with Genesis medium.
Have a great weekend! I was hoping to get out for a hike but the boy's yucky, nagging coughs will probably keep us at home. More time to carve.
Thanks for reading!