Tuesday, May 10, 2016

April Monthly Challenge- "Let's Pretend"

For April we asked participants to pretend that they were costume designers and choose a character to design a piece for. We have two submissions for your enjoyment this time.

I chose Fiona Gallagher from the series Shameless as my muse for this challenge. She typically wears delicate minimal jewelry and the dark teardrop fits her emotionally self destructive lifestyle.
I decided instead of playing "Let's Pretend, that I would play, "Let's Get Real". That's because my future daughter-in-law is in the film industry. She's a petite one and likes to wear petite jewelry. This was a challenge for me. I decided to make a necklace with a starfish that I pounded out from a die (that was a challenge !) and string a set of tiny pearls. The back of the pendant has been imprinted with the husk of a tomatillo which resembles a bees wing. So, i give you this quote from a Richard Thompson song...."She was a rare thing, fine as a bees wing." Introducing the mother of my very chubby little grandson, Jewel Staite.
The May challenge is:
"A Day in the Sun"
Summer is almost here so let's create a beautiful beach themed piece worthy of a day in the sun!
Reader Submission details:
Hello readers! We just require that you make your pieces specifically for these challenges.
Please post your photo link to your May piece in the comment area below in THIS post. We will take submissions until the last day of the month PST midnight, this is a firm deadline. 
Can't wait to see what you all create!

See you next month and thanks for taking the time to visit!
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