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Wednesday, November 10, 2010

Giveaway: Found Objects and Unusual Materials


On Beading Arts, I've been sharing about how I launched the fourth (and probably final) chapter of my brand new e-book. The series is called "Every Bead Has a Story - mixed media bead embroidery", and chapter four is subtitled "Found Objects and Unusual Materials". Chapter four is 82 pages long and covers more techniques that will enable you to tell a story better than ever before with your bead embroidery: wired elements, resin, buttons, hardware, liquid clay, silicone, and wool roving.  There are three step-by-step projects included that will help you get started integrating the texture and drama of mixed media objects into your bead embroidery.  You can read more about it at the link above.




***FREE STUFF ALERT***

Not everyone who reads Mixed Media Artist is involved in beading or jewelry-making, but if you are interested in this topic, leave me a comment below and you'll automatically be entered to win a free copy of "Found Objects and Unusual Materials".  If you tweet or post on Facebook or other social spots about the contest, you can leave a second comment and be entered twice!  Please make sure that the link you leave here leads to an active email address...if I can't reach you, you can't be the winner!  Deadline: November 17, 2010 




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16 comments:

RoByn Thompson said...

mThe chapter sounds very interesting and useful. I'm going to click on the link to check it out.
Thanks!

Dolores said...

I would love a chance to win. Thanks for giving us the chance to enhance our bits of creativity.

Karen said...

i love found objects artwork! :D beadwork is the one thing i haven't really dabbled in, but i'd love to someday. :)

Dale Anne Potter said...

THANKS Cyndi for this chance to win this GREAT book.
I read your blog via Google Reader so don't always comment, enjoy it very much - THANK YOU for posting.

liniecat said...

Green is my favourite colour and I so like that whinsome face youve included in your post, its looks really interesting that piece!
Do pop my name in the draw please the chapter does sound like my kind of beading!

JoaniB said...

I posted it to Facebook. Thanks for the chance! Joani

Karen L. Cohen said...

I would also love a chance to win. I very much like combining things to make mixed-media items. my email is karen@kcEnamels.com. Have a Beady Great Day.

Carole RB said...

Sounds very interesting. Thanks for the oppportunity to win this book!

frazzledsugarplummum said...

Hey Cyndi....Timely for me as I sort my bits and pieces during my Spring Clean in Australia. Just about to add beads to my heirloom piece.
Shirley

Sharon said...

Found objects are my thing. I love beading and stitching and find that found objects add so much to the creativity. Would love the book and am so glad to have found your blog.

Bec Clarke said...

Oh it looks like a wonderful e-book, thank you very much for the chance to win a copy.
I love reading your blog. All the tips, hints & links are alwasy so great.

Boom said...

Hi! I would love the chance to win your e-book. I am just now trying to expand my knowledge.
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Gayle said...

Thanks! I'd love to win. Hate throwing anything out.

Lotus said...

Woohoo!
Please add me to your drawing!

lynne said...

Hi
I'd love to win your e-book on 'found objects and unusual materials'. Mixed media with stuff I find - stuff other people have thrown away - is what my art is all about.
I love your blog - your tutorials are so good.
thanks
Lynne

Suella said...

Cyndi,
I very much would enjoy winning your e-bookchapter. I'm activly involved in combining multimedia with my stitching and fabric jewellery.

I'm a student at a college of further education in England with wonderful tutors who are up for trying whatever I can dream up.

I love your work anyway and this chapter sounds just up my street.

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