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”
Doug and I just got back from the First Friday opening at the Bear Gallery. What a great show. Lots of talented people in the Fairbanks area. I tried to get Doug to stand beside his art for a picture. That did not happen. I am very glad I got him to put some of his penContinue reading “First Friday”
This is it, I’m happy with the colors and pattern. I will repeat this pattern to cover the blue felted area on the stick.
Well that did not go as planned! The original bead pattern, that I carefully drew on graph paper, is a failure. I got 3 rows of done, tried it out on the walking stick and decided ” I do not approve. ” So… after taking apart the offending beadwork I restarted sans pattern. I’m liking this ,only 4 rows in butContinue reading “New Pattern”
While clearing undergrowth last spring I decided this piece of Diamond Willow was perfect for a bead project. It has been stripped of it’s bark, dried, lightly sanded, and has 3 coats of mineral oil. Now to start the beading. I drew a basic design on graph paper, picked out some of my favorite colorsContinue reading “New WIP Beaded Walking Stick”