Almost done with the main part, should be done tomorrow. Now to decide on my edging.
This is 3 hours of beading. I put down 3 beads at a time, go back through those beads, then lay a stitch between every-other bead to keep them in place. After I have finished a complete row around I go through each bead again.
Three new bead art pieces for my next show! Au; The Northern Element This is a multimedia invitational art exhibit . Curated by Elizabeth Eero-Irving.
First Friday at the 31st Annual 64th Parallel Exibition The guest juror this year was Jovencio de la Paz. He gave a very interesting lecture Monday night, after a long day in the Bear Gallery. Fairbanks area artist submitted over 200 entries. I think we wowed him Fairbanks! I don’t know how he narrowed itContinue reading “64th Parallel”
Shipwreck Beads had a great sale. This means I am almost ready for winter beading. I know I will buy more beads before our long Alaskan winter is over but, this is a good start. The 64th Parallel Exhibition is this month. It is going to be juried by Jovencio de la Paz. I heardContinue reading “Stocking up for winter, beader style.”
Just a few pictures that I took at midnight 6-16-16. One end of my road had the setting sun and the other end of the road had the nearly full moon. Love Alaska!
I think I am ready. First Friday 05-06-16 I am honored to be the “Guest Artist” at Dianne Renee Shilling Studio and Gallery for May. I have made several new pieces for this show. Please stop by to view my Bead Art along with Dianne’s beautiful Paintings and Wood Carvings. Dianne’s Studio is locatedContinue reading “First Friday Show”
A sure sign of spring in Fairbanks is the arrival of the swans , geese and ducks. The field was plowed and seeded last week, just in time for the first visitors. They came in about 10 days early this year! I took lots of pictures, here are a few.
This was a fun project. I would like to thank the new owner for taking the time to find me and asking me to do this piece.
This is a commissioned piece. I will be posting my progress on this. It is a salmon skin and moose hide trinket box. Measures approximately 2inches square. The salmon skin pieces remain soaking in cool water until needed. I like to work with wet skin, easier for me to sew. The box will also needContinue reading “Salmon Box”
I got a few hours of beading done the last two days. This piece is starting to come to life! I have not done a small piece in quite awhile. I am amazed at how fast this going.