I have a few new art pieces for you to see. All of these are available in my shop. https://www.beadartbydebmcqueen.com/
I am starting a new beading project. I love all of the historic buildings / landmarks in Alaska and I love beading. I will work from photos for reference, Each piece will be approximately 9 x 11 inches. I hope to incorporate a stone or piece of mineral from each location into the bead art.Continue reading “Beading History”
I dropped off two bead embroidered pieces for a new show today. I will not know until Tues. 4-2-19 if they are accepted. I will keep you updated!
Here are pictures of all the Art that was accepted into the show. There were 221 entries, 64 were chosen for the show. Congratulations to all of this years artists!
I got a lot done over the last few days, finished the pines and added branches to the other trees. Filled in the edges and put some little touches here and there. I will sit it aside to make sure I am done while I decide on what type of beads to use for theContinue reading “I think I am finished…”
Happy New Year! I have been working on the night sky of my new beadwork. I am almost done with the sky section and making my plans for the trees. I will be adding a layer to the trunks and sewing in the branches. The layered work is tricky, a lot of it is doneContinue reading “Bead embroidery update”
Turkey, stuffing, pie…. between cooking and eating I found some time to bead!
We have snow! I managed to get a little beading done between rounds of shoveling earlier this week. We got about 8 inches of new snow. So , I just had to add snow to the cabin roof. Working on the path today, more photos to come.
The head swelling has abated. After having two pieces accepted in 64th Parallel, getting Honorable Mention for one of them, finding out that one of them was purchased and getting ready for my Artist of the Month show, I can now settle back into a routine of beading. I finally got around to making aContinue reading “Back to beading”
Tonight was the First Friday opening for the 64th Parallel Juried Exhibition. The show Juror, Emily Nachison had her work cut out for her. There were over 200 entries, only 64 are chosen for the show! I was pleased to find out that two of my pieces had been selected for the show. “Gold Dredge”Continue reading “A Night of Surprise!”
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 have completed the hills and mountains, starting to bead the sky! I’m going with a summer blue, evening sky but…. check out this photo from our sky last night! I will probably use this for reference on another piece.