Wednesday, August 3, 2011

August Monthly Challenge Prizes

Our wonderful sponsors for the August Monthly Challenge. 
We will have 3 lucky winners this month.

 Jill MacKay is an accomplished artist in many different venues. Above shows one of her talents. Sterling Silver Bead Frame is created to look like estate jewelry. A bicone crystal bead of your choice is to be featured in the center of frame as you bead your design.
Very interesting possibilities. 
Jill is donating a $50 gift certificate.

Visit Jill at her website, blog, Facebook and twitter.
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Stephanie Ann has worked in the art field for many years. She fell in love with glass and it's infinite possibilities after making her first bead. Living near the coast of British Columbia provides inspiration galore. 
Her lampworked Starfish beads are beautiful and finely crafted.
Stephanie is donating one of her beautiful Starfish Beads worth over $50!
(Not the one pictured here - it's a surprise!)

Visit Stephanie at her Etsy Shop and website.
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Erin Prais-Hintz of Tesori Trovati (treasures found) is an Artisan Jewelry Designer. She has a love of putting together found objects with artisan made items. Each piece she creates is unique and imaginative. Erin is working with polymer clay creating pendants.
Erin is donating 4 "Simple Truths" pendants worth $63 shown above.

Visit the Erin on her website, etsyblog, and flickr.
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 Submit photos of your wonderful creations using one or more Art Beads.
Illustration for American Crescent Cycles by Frederick Winthrop Ramsdell is lovely illustration with many different elements that can be used for inspiration, art deco, movement, type, crescent shape, yellows, sage green, sienna and female form.
We can't wait to see where your creativity takes you with the art for this months challenge
Please remember to put AUGABS 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. 


Alice said...

An awesome lineup of prizes. Thanks to the artists for their generous donations for this month's challenge!

Cindy said...

What beautiful components and beads by the sponsors! That penny-farthing pendant by Erin caught my eye right away - how perfect for this month's challenge!

DASI GLAM said...

They're all beautiful and great work. My personal favorite is Stephanie Ann's.