64th Parallel

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.  

Breaking out the gold beads!

Well, I have made some progress. Decided not to use the gold saucer beads flat, turned them on their sides. Much better. It is starting to tell me where I’m going. Cute little guy. Still unsure what the final form will be.

Starting a new bead art neckpiece

This is a follow along project. I will take as many pics as I can, sometimes I just get into the beading and forget to stop!   I spent a few days cleaning / reorganizing the bead room and found things long forgotten! The center piece is a piece of Australian Opal, in matrix. It is aContinue reading “Starting a new bead art neckpiece”


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””

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