|Start with a pale color -- I mixed pearl with gold. Roll out a sheet on the thickest setting.|
|Add one or two more colors. Turn the block as you flick to randomize the direction of the chips.|
Run the sheet through the pasta machine to press the chips into the sheet.
You can use a solid color or scrap. It won't show so it doesn't matter what you use.|
Cut the log into equal pieces.
|Make some more shavings and pick up a few slices to cover any of the core that might be showing or |
to fill in empty spaces.
|Roll again to smooth the surface. Use an awl to create a hole. Bake, sand, and you're finished.|
|Examples of faux rice paper patterns|