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The Year in Review

I hope you have found our monthly challenges inspiring over the last 12 months.  I love seeing everyone’s creations and I’m astounded by what our creative readers submitted.  Here is a review of 2010 with my favorite picks from each month.  I’m looking forward to seeing more of your wonderful art bead jewelry designs in 2011! 
Join us tomorrow for a blog tour of this month’s submissions and don’t forget to blog about your creation and leave a link at this post. (Click on the link.)
 
January – Magpie by Claude Monet
 
February – Luna Park by Vestie Davis
 
March – Almond Blossoms by Vincent Van Gogh

 
April – Insula Dulcamara by Paul Klee

 
May – The Juggler by Marc Chagall

 
June – Marcelle Lender Dancing the Bolero by Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec
 
July – Blue Feather by Alexander Calder
 
August – Sunrise by John “Jack” Savitsky

September – Persia by George Barbier
 
October – Drama Medallion by Hildreth Meiere
 November – Tree of Life by Gustav Klimt
 
December – The Storm by John Anster Fitzgerald
Check out all of the submissions for our monthly challenges on the Art Bead Scene’s Flickr Group.

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6 Comment

  1. Reply
    Alice
    December 30, 2010 at 4:00 pm

    Thanks for the review of the challenges and the lovely winning pieces. I hope to be able to participate in more of these in 2011.

    Happy New Year!

  2. Reply
    Pretty Things
    December 31, 2010 at 1:46 am

    I love everyone's pieces — lots of fantastic artistry here!

  3. Reply
    JeannieK
    December 31, 2010 at 2:33 pm

    Thanks for the round-up. These are all spectacular.

  4. Reply
    Kristi Bowman
    December 31, 2010 at 2:41 pm

    I joined this late in the year and I see I missed lots of gorgeous work!! Looking forward to next year!

  5. Reply
    mairedodd
    January 1, 2011 at 5:01 pm

    thank you for presenting such opportunity each and every month… i found that when i was able to participate i pushed myself further each time… it was necessary to raise my personal bar because you get such incredible submissions… they are all quite stunning… thank you for mentioning some of my work – especially the calder – i am indebted because i know that without the push, those pieces would not have been 'born'… here is to another year of inspiration!

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    Melissa Meman
    January 3, 2011 at 4:50 pm

    Thanks for the review! I love participating in these challenges – I second what Mary said…without the push, I might not have been able to create some of my pieces! Looking forward to another fun year of inspiration!

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