One bead at a time.

I have been beading up a storm! Getting ready for a new show is always exciting, and messy. Here are some photos of what I have been doing.  My piece,” There is Music in the Air” was in the juried art show” Whimsy”. It was a fun show. Lots of talented artists in Fairbanks! IContinue reading “One bead at a time.”

New bead project

After looking at this bead art for 2 weeks I am certain that it is finished!  Framing bead embroidery is a challenge.  Shadow boxes are nice, but seem to hide the work.  I like the open frame on bead embroidery but, worry about dust, hair , and other environmental problems.   I have started my newestContinue reading “New bead project”

Bead embroidery update

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”

A Night of Surprise!

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!”

The Cabin

I am still working on the cabin.  I am anxious to get the flat sections finished and get started on the layered areas.  The bushes, flowers and tree branches will be a second layer and the tree leaves will be added on last.  Lots to do. Once I get finished with the green ares IContinue reading “The Cabin”

Summer Days in Alaska

It has been 10 days since my last post.  Our summers are short, but oh so busy in Alaska!  Gardening, yard work, fishing, ball games….  so much to do.  With all the fun things I get to do I have not been spending as much time on my beading. I got the water area completed,Continue reading “Summer Days in Alaska”

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