This is a detail of a necklace I beaded, after finishing the fluorescent piece.
Again, I just went 'with the flow'.............
...... and seeing where an open mind took me.
The only thing I have in mind when I'm beading them, is that I want to create abstract shapes.
It's quite difficult to reference these pieces to anything.
The closest analogy would be sea creatures, but that is not what I have in mind when I'm doing them......... when I really force myself to think about what I am trying to achieve, all I can come up with is that I am playing with shape and colour, like you might in an abstract painting....... except I want to wear my abstractions.
It's all the antithesis of my work as an illustrator, maybe that is the key...........
Hello, my name is Vanessa Cabban, and I'm so pleased you've dropped by! I'm an artist and illustrator, working from home. I have two Miniature wire-haired Dachshunds, Ellie and Douglas. I love being part of the blogosphere, reading your comments, and feeling like I'm part of a community. I hope you enjoy reading about my small world.
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Books I have illustrated!
The Best Gift of All
Book and dvd,(narrated by Kevin Whateley), of Bringing Down the Moon