I have failed to mention that Jesse James Beads is having a summer-long (15-week) Jewelry Design Challenge that they're calling the Summer Bead Blast. As a Design Ambassador, I have been given several weeks to participate. But, as a lover of challenges, I will try to do them all. This is week 4 of the challenge (one that I was assigned) with the prompt Multi-strand. And, this is the bracelet I created.
As it's the 15th of the month, it's time to show off what I made for the Double Color Jewelry Collaboration that is the Pirate Pretties Jewelry Challenge. This month, we were to use the color combination of Blue and Tan to make a pair of earrings. In addition, bronze/brass or silver metal was to be used. And, for an optional challenge, we could include the fun element of shell. (Spoiler: I didn't use the fun element this month.) Here's what I did make.
Remember to check out Angela's video and to click on the #PiratePrettiesJewelryChallenge to see more designs for this and previous months. You can also head over to the Pirate Pretties Facebook Group to see more designs for this challenge.
It's well past time for another quick roundup of the mixed-media art videos I published on YouTube last month. Clicking on either the photo or the caption should take you to the video. And, don't hesitate to ask me any questions!
I'll start with the pieces created as part of my #CraftyHopePrompts project. You can learn more about this in any of the videos. But, know that it's a weekly project in which I alter a playing card and then create another project using the same prompts.
|Card 31: Gesso, Mushroom, Tag|
|Project 31 - Junk Journal Spread with Tag|
|Card 32 - Beads, Acrylic Ink, Distress Ink Pad,|
|Project 32 - Art Journal Page|
|Card 33 - Word/Phrase Stamp, Numbers, Metal|
|Project 33 - Altered Flashcard Tag|
|Card 34 - Soft pastel, Draw a face, Write with a paintbrush|
|Project 34 - Junk Journal Page|
|Mini Assemblages 57, 60, & 64|
|Mini Assemblages 65, 70, & 71|
|Mini Assemblages 74, 76, & 88|
And, that was it for the month.
As I said, if you have any questions at all, ask away!
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