Friday, August 3, 2012

August Monthly Challenge Sponsors and Prizes

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

Gaea Cannaday of Gaea handmade is ceramic artist who creates wonderful beads, buttons, pendants and components. Gaea uses different clays and glazes to make her unique designs. All handmade for your handmade creations. 
She can also create a beautiful piece of jewelry for you.
Gaea is donating 2 sets of beads worth $50

 Visit Gaea on her websiteblog, etsy, and Facebook.
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Barbara Lewis of Painting With Fire Studio is an artist + instructor who teachs the art of torch fired enamel beads and components. Barbara is multi-talented ranging from designer, artist, teacher, author, store owner & entrepreneur all wrapped up and enameled in a torch! Life is so much more fun when you get to play with fire!
Barbara is donating the beads shown above worth $50.

Visit Painting With Fire Studio on their websiteetsynetworking group and Facebook.
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Submit photos of your wonderful creations using one or more Art Beads.
Fishing Boats, Key West by Winslow Homer has with many different elements that can be used for inspiration varying shades of blue, water, boats, fishing or fishermen, reds, greys and the play of light.
We can't wait to see where your creativity takes you with the art for this months challenge! 
Please remember to put AUG ABS 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. 
Art Beads MUST be used in your entry.


Denielle said...

These beads are adorable but I am in love with the enameled bobbin! How cute!

A Half-Baked Notion said...

Two amazingly talented artists and two gorgeous sets of components. (OMG I am in love with that enamelled sewing bobbin, Barbara. I have been sewing since I was introduced to Mum's ancient Singer at the age of seven.)

Sharyl said...

Not to be greedy BUT... I'd love to win BOTH of these prizes! Suppose that could be arranged?! ha! :-)

You never seem to run out of talented artists for the prizes! Thank you so much and thanks to the generous donors!