These letters were designed by Marcia DeCoster of the Bead Love Blog I created the letters based on Marcia’s design, using my own colors and embellishments. Then I used Photoshop to composite the letters, reusing the “L” so I could say Hello more quickly!
It’s a good thing when there is so much fine work on display that awards given to a few seem unfair because there are so many worthy contenders. It’s also a good thing when an exhibit is packed to overflowing, when there is so much excellent wearable art deserving and demanding to be seen within the ordinary limits of space and time. When creativity is bursting at the seams, why
I’m offering a short workshop called “Beaded Coins” on September 10. The course is part of the brand-new class series being sponsored by the Bead Society of Los Angeles. It will be held at historic Veterans Memorial Auditorium in Culver City. Date: September 10, 2016 Time: 11:00am – 2:00pm Location: Room A of the Veterans Memorial Auditorium, 4117 Overland Blvd in Culver City 90230 Techniques used in this class: circular
I keep refining and finding new color combinations for the Tierra Sol y Mar Bracelet. The latest version is the chartreuse and bronze, and the thread path for the turquoise and peach was also reworked: A slight change in size in the square component focal bead, 1mm or less in any direction, can distort the pattern. The design started out with 8mm Czech “carved bicones,” which are now manufactured at
The first month of 2016 is almost over. It never seems enough, but for months now I have been working on giving my web site a makeover. The changes include some basic elements as well as a lot of new features. Here they are: 1. Logo and tagline Nice to have for any web site is a logo and a tagline that captures the flavor or style you are striving
Here is one of my recent tassel necklaces: I devised a method for forming the tassel strands using a Cord Maker & Fringe Twister (copyright Lacis). I’ll be teaching courses this Fall that reveal how to achieve a tight and permanent twist in each strand. This is by far my favorite method for embellishing pendants; the texture is so fluffy and bouncey! This design features a LillyPilly blacklip shell donut