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Gift #1103: August Art Bead Challenge

So I’ve been a bit delinquent in posting about the jewelry I’ve done for Art Bead Scene challenges this summer.  I’ve done them each month, but June and July whisked by before I could blog about them.  I’m being a … Continue reading

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Gift #1091: May Art Bead Scene Challenge

May’s Art Bead Scene challenge was a piece by Picasso entitled “Bowl of Fruit, Violin, and Bottle” painted in 1914. Picasso’s work has always seemed to me something of a “Where’s Waldo?” experience.  When I look at this, I see … Continue reading

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Gift #1088: April Art Bead Scene Challenge

Since we’ve wrapped up April, I thought now would be a good time to share the art bead scene challenge, especially before May takes off like a rocketship!  The weeks seem to fly by so fast!  April’s painting was of the … Continue reading

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Gift #1077: March Art Bead Scene

It’s hard to believe that we’re at the end of March already!  Hopefully we’ve seen the last of freezing weather and can now enjoy the steady progression of spring.  Several recent events have occurred which have assured me we’re on … Continue reading

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Gift #1062: Art Deco Musings

Last week I had my first class in exploring a new art medium – that of precious metal clay.  It’s a brief 4-week introduction and after covering some basics we played with various textures on the clay.  We dried our pieces … Continue reading

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GIft #1060: Muffin Tin Challenge

Welcome to the results of the Muffin Tin Challenge, hosted by Heather Powers of Humblebeads.  At the start of the year, she hosts a challenge to fill a muffin tin with beaded projects and make as many as you can.  … Continue reading

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Gift #1046: Art Bead Scene Ornament Hop

For six years a blog that I follow, Art Bead Scene, hosts an ornament blog hop.  The blog is run by a group of bead artists and functions as an online community to bring together bead and jewelry artists with … Continue reading

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Gift #1030: September Art Challenge

Is “better late than never” a true statement?  I’m not sure about that, but I have a late challenge to post – September’s Art Challenge went unblogged in September, despite the fact that I did create jewelry on time.  Things … Continue reading

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Gift #1023: August Art Bead Scene

It’s the end of another month, and that brings us to the Art Bead Scene’s monthly challenge to create jewelry based on their selected art.  This month we had “Park Near Lu” by Paul  Klee. Here is the description included … Continue reading

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Gift #1019: July Art Bead Scene Challenge

Before July passed to far in the rearview mirror, I thought perhaps we should cap off the month with a review of the July Art Bead Scene challenge. Our inspiration for the month was “Fireworks at Ryogoku” No. 98 from … Continue reading

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