Wednesday, October 5, 2011

October Monthly Challenge Sponsors and Prizes

Our wonderful sponsors for the October Monthly Challenge. 
We will have 2 lucky winners this month.

Marsha Neal Minutella of Marsha Neal Studio makes her beautiful pendants from porcelain clay and beautiful glazes. Her inspirations come from nature and her Entomology degree. Many of Marsha's design look cellular as you would see under a microscope.
Marsha's many designs and beautiful artistry of her ceramics can be seen in many magazines and online retailers.
Marsha is donating all the items pictured worth over $50 .

Visit Marsha at her websiteblogFacebook and Etsy.
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Heather Powers of Humblebeads creates fabulous polymer clay beads and components.
Nature inspired with beautiful colors and shapes. Heather's new book, Jewelry Designs from Nature, is now out. Be inspired by all the wonderful ideas in the book. Read a recently published article about Heather's return to her home state of Michigan.

Heather is donating a Woodland Treasures grab bag worth over $50 and asigned copy of my book..

Visit the Heather on her website, Etsy, Facebook, and blog.
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Submit photos of your wonderful creations using one or more Art Beads.
A Hedgehog in a Landscape by Giovanna Grazoni has with many different elements that can be used for inspiration, quills, leaves, nuts, muted colors and feeling of fall.
We can't wait to see where your creativity takes you with the art for this months challenge
Please remember to put OCTABS 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. 


Cillaw said...

What fantastic prizes this month!!

Sharyl said...

I know I'd be thrilled to win either of these prizes! Thanks to the contributors!