We have teamed up with color expert Margie Deeb for a special color challenge contest! We have three judges who will select a winner based on creativity, aesthetics, use of color, and wearability. Our judges include Marcia DeCoster, Jane Dickerson and Lorelei Eurto.
Below you’ll see a palette from Margie Deeb’s Spring/Summer 2010 Color Report for Bead & Jewelry Artists.
For the challenge, use the following colors in anything you want, in any proportions you want. An art bead, a bead or component made by an artist or yourself, needs to be included in your design.
Read the guidelines and submission information here.
DEADLINE: April 1st, 2010.
PRIZE: Winner will receive a year’s worth (2) of Margie Deeb’s Color Report for Bead & Jewelry Artists and a $50 gift certificate from Humblebeads.com.
About the Judges:
is a popular instructor who teaches all over the world. Last year she one of Beadwork magazine’s featured “Designers of the Year”. She is also the author of Marcia DeCoster’s Beaded Opulence
is a freelance writer and designer. You may know her as the former Editor of Step by Step Beads, Creative Jewelry, and Bead Star magazines. Jane is also the author of Chain Style: 50 Contemporary Jewelry Designs
(Interweave Press, 2009).
is a popular designer, ABS editor and avid blogger. Her work has appeared in countless magazines and books including Chain Style and Enchanted Adornment.
About Margie Deeb:
Artist, designer, musician, and color expert Margie Deeb is the author of several beading books, including the popular The Beader’s Guide to Color and The Beader’s Color Palette. Her color palette book was named the Best Craft How-To Book of 2009 by the prestigious Library Journal.