With finishing up Ian's quilt and pillow for graduation, returning home from Florida, trying to start spring cleaning and then heading back out to Indiana for Ian's graduation, I wanted to keep my piece as simplistic as I could!
OK, it is simple but I did take some time to add beads! Of course, I did!!!
I've had some of these beads for years!! Heck, they don't cost anything to keep after you've purchased them, right! Not like a dog or cat or bird!! You have to feed them!
I love seeing the animals in some of the Bollywood movies and brochures so wanted, at first, to do a zentangle on an elephant...but decided this would be less time consuming...who was I kidding...it took about the same amount of time but I loved all the colors Bollywood inspires.
I had fun using a padded beading technique for my Bollywood piece. You first lay a row of beads down your piece, then lay 6, 8, 10 beads across that line of beads to give a padded effect. Worked for the tusks!
I'm happy with my little contribution to this challenge and look forward to the next!
Our next challenge is called: The 3 R's - Re-Use, Recycle and Reduce. Hmmmmmm I do have some ideas and started to 'hoard' some items! I don't think this piece is due until July so I have time to work on it.
Please make sure to stop over on our blog and check out some of the artists (there is a bio page) as well as current and past challenges. It's a diverse and wonderful group of artists and I've enjoyed working and learning from each of them.