I made new beaded pieces for my show at Alaska House Art Gallery for May. Lots of new wearable art neck pieces! Show is held over for the month of June. I beaded a crop of new earrings and a few new necklaces for The Bear Gallery. I beaded lots of new art and earringsContinue reading “It was a busy Spring!”
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The Cabin is ready!
What a great summer project, I am pretty happy with this one. This is one of the larger pieces I have done, 13 in. x 9 in. I will be entering this in a juried show at the end of this month. I will update on how I do.
I love the feel of Ndebele chain. I won’t be doing it for a while after making 26 inches of it with size 11/0 seed beads… in white. She is kinda cute tho. She needs a name, ideas welcomed.
Follow Along Day 8
I completed the main beading late last night, added some tassels tonight. I will trim, add backing and start the edging tomorrow. For those asking about the size, it is a 5 inch circle.
New Bead Art
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”
Progress on new beadwork
No beading yesterday, boo. Today I spent a few hours working on this piece. I like where this is going. I am thinking it wants me to change the head. I have penciled in a more rounded head and ears. We shall see how it feels as I go along.
The wonderful folks at Fairbanks Arts have asked me to be the Gift Shop Artist for December! Stop by for the First Friday Reception, the Bear Gallery is hosting Alaska Photographic Center’s Rarefied Light 2015. Beautiful photography. Dec. 4th, 5-7pm. My work will be in the gift shop all month. I alsoContinue reading “December Show”
I am going to go back over the outline with some bronze beads. Tiny little 22’s to give the petals more definition. The stem is working out ok.I am happy with my real flowers tho.
WIP is now complete!! I found a great name, thanks to some ideas from readers. Nefertari – Most Beautiful -Egyptian This has been a fun project, thanks for following along. I already have the next project ready to start. I will begin gathering beads and trinkets tonight. The planContinue reading ““NEFERTARI””
I have attached a clasp to my WIP. I still need to decide if I will add fringe. This neckpiece also needs a name, any ideas? clasp added
the inside edging is now complete. Next, outer edging and trim. Still thinking about some fringe.