Bead Chat Magazine – ABS June Review

The Artisan Whimsy group puts out a great e-magazine each month called Bead Chat.  The Art Bead Scene is proud to be a new monthly contributor and will share the links to our news stories here on the blog.
was a watercolor painting entitled, “Jackknife Village”
by Franklin Carmichael from 1926.  This
painting inspired a great collection of sun-drenched beach house creations and
sea-themed jewelry.  Be sure to check out
the blog to see the latest hop and the challenge for July. 
Here is a necklace by Art Bead Scene editor, Heather
inspired by the challenge. 
Art beads by Humblebeads, Genea Beads and Green Girl Studio.
Best of the ABS
by the River Earrings
” – a great free earring project from Gaea Cannaday.  Follow along with Gaea’s easy pictorial tutorial
and you’ll be whipping up a pair of these earrings in time for your next stroll
along with waterfront! 
Color Inspiration
Every month designer Brandi Hussey
puts together a series of color palettes based on art beads.  This month was all about beach and beads by MayaHoney. Check out June’s
Art Bead Color Palettes
Brandi just released a book on color theory that is a must
for designers and artists.  Understanding Color: Color Theory Made Easy
is 84 pages filled with practical advice and amazing color palettes. 
Summer is Calling:

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