ALL DOLLED UP:
BEADED ART DOLL COMPETITION
Theme: Over The Rainbow
"Once upon a time, in a land far away, there, Over The Rainbow, I discovered
you, embellished with a kind of light and charm, mystery and magic, that one
finds only in this special place. Whether it was Fate or Luck, we met again,
my Beaded Art Doll, and I renamed you appropriately enough, ... "
Click on each artist's name below
to see their gallery of doll images and read their story.
After reviewing the work of each artist,
Evaluate and Score
[Voting ends 1/15/06]
their beaded art dolls, in terms of
The Bead Artist’s inner awareness and powers of
self-expression through sculptural beadwork
Creativity of the artist in using various
beading stitches, as well as creating the doll's form.
3. VISUAL APPEAL:
The overall visual appeal of the doll.
QUALITY OF WRITTEN STORY:
How well the written short story enhances
an appreciation of the Beaded Art Doll.
be patient -
These artist pages are graphics intensive
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About the contest...
This year's contest rules are found here.
Share your reactions, opinions
our Beaded Art Doll entries,
or about the Contest as a whole.
voting closes, voting logs will be reviewed for any duplicate or
otherwise illegitimate votes (for example, those from the same
IP or email address), and these will be deleted. The on-line votes
will be tallied and used to adjust the original votes of the Panel
of Judges at CBJA, in the selection of a winner. The public's votes
will weigh towards 25% of the final tally in selecting the Winner
the web-pages of each of our
3 Beaded Art Doll Semi-Finalists below.
their images, their story, and
their materials and techniques.
Then use the on-line form to Score them
in terms of Insight, Technique,
Appeal, and Story.
Light of My Life
"...Light of My Life. In a green valley the little fairy
child sat by a clearn stream. Tears, falling from her face into
the water, awakened the nature spirit who dwells in the stream.
The nature spirit moved by the fairy child's pure heart, said:...[Story
Leap of Faith
"...Leap of Faith. Her pose is permanently fixed, because
for her as with each of us, every day is a Leap of Faith. One leg
is stretched out behind, the other bent, both just clearing the obstacles
of today, yesterdays hindrances left safely behind.... [Story