Wednesday, October 28, 2009

Diane Hawkey - Sponsor Spotlight

What are your current inspirations?
The trees around me are turning amazing colors. It still shocks me every year when I see it happen. We are surrounded by oak trees and the acorns are everywhere. They are wonderful works of art by nature. . The autumn light just makes everything come to life with a shimmery golden energy, I can't help being influenced by that.

What is your favorite bead that you make?
Hmmmmm thats a tough one. I'd have to say I love my mermaid the most since she always makes me smile when I am working on her.

When you have to whip up a quick gift, what do you usually create?
Jewelry is such a personal thing. I try to keep it simple. One of my pendents on a cord is always a good choice. I try to match my work with the personality if the person receiving the gift. A quick pendant of one of my birds on top of one of my word beads ending in a simple pewter charm dangle is always a good choice. I can match the word with the person and the occasion.

Here at the Art Bead Scene we are so thankful to our monthly sponsors!  Be sure to stop by Diane's website to see more of her work.


TesoriTrovati said...

Such whimsy! Thank you for sharing your talents with us Diane and thank you ABS for sharing Diane with us!
I love the little squirrel. I have become enamored of the symbolism of acorns of late and that would be a wonderful complement.
Enjoy the day!

rosebud101 said...

Wow! Nice gifts!