If your visualisation skills aren't working for Easy Fix #1 - there is always Easy Fix #2.
Put heater on in studio. Turn on the kiln, the oxycon, the torch & equipped with MPS player & coffee sit down at torch.
(The internal & external heat sources help the visualisation skills.)
Make beads in the most delicious shade of opaque blue glass on the market.....Gaffer Denim Blue (G-125).
Of course there are lashings of G-109 Chalcedony....are you surprised?