As I mentioned once before, Julie Picarello has a wonderful book out showing her method of Imprinting and accenting beads. Her book is called "Patterns in Polymer" and you can purchase the book at your favorite clay store or on Amazon. Here is a link to her
flicker photostream so you can see some of her fun designs. And below is my first attempt at her technique. I have a way to go, but it was fun trying.