Thursday, January 6, 2011

January Monthly Challenge Prizes

Our wonderful sponsors for the January Monthly Challenge
Marsha Neal Studio

Marsha's prize donation is shown above, "Seashore Silk Bundle Knot" which consists of ten 2mm hand painted silk strands, plus 3 Porcelain pendants.
My fellow Beads-of-Clay member Marsha Neal Minutella makes her beautiful pendants from porcelain clay with decals and wonderful glazes. Her inspirations come from nature and her Entomology degree. Many of Marsha's design look cellular as you would see under a microscope.
To see Marsha's many designs and beautiful artistry,
visit her website, blog and Etsy shop.
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Artybecca's prize donation of a dozen amazing beads is shown above.
Rebecca Watkins is a Graphic Designer/Writer by day and polymer clay clay & pastel/colored pencil artist by night. Here is a tutorial by Artybecca that shows how she makes her cool beads and pendants.
Visit the ArtyBecca on flickr, twitter, Etsy and her blog!
 Submit photos of your wonderful creations using one or more Art Beads.
Brown River by Wayne Theibaud is such a vivid painting with many different elements that can be used for inspiration, texture, movement, color, color, color and a feeling of vibrancy.
We can't wait to see where your creativity takes you with the art for this months challenge
Please remember to put JANABS in the title or tag of your submission(s).  
Provide us with the artist of the Art Beads used and we always love to know all the materials you used. 

Blog Tour We are once again hosting the blog tour this month. Check out the details in the challenge post.


Kristi Bowman said...

Beautiful prizes, one of these days I'll win!!

Desert Wind Designs said...

Lovely prizes! I especially like the beads in the second picture. Maybe I'll actually finish something in time so I can enter this month. . .