May 6, 2010

Bittersweet Tales

My dear friend Erin asked me to work on a special collaboration for a jewelry series she is creating.  She is asking beadmakers to create beads based on the paintings in the gallery that shows her work.  For me she picked an artist who creates the most amazing paintings on metal.  I love them. The artist is Ann Singsass.  You can see the inspiration painting here.  



I really love the color combination and floral design. I can't wait to see what Erin creates with them.  I've been wanting to add some beads in a fall inspired color scheme and these just what I needed.  They are limited edition series for now.

I love working with jewelry designers to create something so personal and amazing.  You guys always have the best ideas!

15 comments:

Pearl and Pebble said...

These are amazing Heather! And they compliment the painting beautifully - or the painting compliments your beads! Either way.... AWESOME:D

Malin de Koning said...

Sooooo beautiful they are! I love them!

mairedodd said...

these are beautiful - you are giving erin wonderful beads to work her magic on...

SueBeads said...

Those are beautiful!!!! Can't wait to see what Erin does with them!

Doreen said...

These are beautiful, Heather. You captured the essence of the painting so well!

Kella said...

What a fab job you did in representing that beautiful piece of art.

KJ said...

Those are beautiful. Love the colors.

TesoriTrovati said...

I am so over the moon excited about this project. All the artists and bead artists are too! That makes for the most infectious feeling. This particular painting is very special to me...as Ann Singsaas will be creating a triptych of the bittersweet for my brand new dining room. Already the creative juices are flowing! Stay tuned for more info to come!
Enjoy the day!
Erin

Beatnheart said...

Such pretty things...love your "possible Designs" Come visit me, I'm having a Giveaway...

Barbara Lewis said...

This is very exciting. The artwork is gorgeous. Love the lyrical quality of the lines and the color choices. Your beads are so fantastic and aptly represents the artwork. Now for the very talented Erin to work her magic. And, to think of her new dining room, too, well it got my juices flowing!

Jen V. said...

Erin's gonna have something super-special!! I looooove the warm autumn tones of these beads. Collaboration is a wonderful thing.

Courtney said...

Absolutely beautiful! I do love your work.

Alice said...

The painting is so beautiful in its simplicity. And I think you hit the nail on the head with your lovely beads! Will we get to see the finished product? Hope so!

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lovely...such a beauty...great work!

Gail W. said...

The artbeads compliment the painting perfectly.You captured the essense of the painting and put it in the beads.Wonderful job,Heather!