A NEW WEBSITE SPAWNED

Last night I launched my new website for my bead embroidery and other designs I have enjoyed designing and creating.  I already sell online and in an exclusive art gallery but decided that an independent website  (www.janebaridesign.com) is the way to go in order to have more administrative control over my products and the way… Continue reading A NEW WEBSITE SPAWNED

A BLUE LIFE MODIFIED

A BLUE LIFE MODIFIED My lifelong obsession with anything blue or turquoise continues.  When I was very small and too young to go to school, I used to accompany my mother as we took the bus into Geelong in order to go shopping.  We always went to see what was termed back then, “red Coles”.… Continue reading A BLUE LIFE MODIFIED

“A SMALL PIECE OF GLASS”

BEAD: “A small piece of glass, stone, or similar material that is threaded with others to make a necklace or rosary or sewn on to fabric” What I love about the meaning of words is their complete impassioned approach to the subject.  This definition of the term, “bead” fails to mention the currency value that… Continue reading “A SMALL PIECE OF GLASS”

EXHIBITIONS AND BUTCHER SHOPS OF OLD

I recently entered one of my beaded embroidery statement collars into an exhibition here in my home state of Victoria.  I decided to give exhibiting a go, rather than having my work sitting on a model’s bust in my work room.  My “bead embroidery” room is the centre of my universe these days and a… Continue reading EXHIBITIONS AND BUTCHER SHOPS OF OLD

“WAKING UP” FROM ANOTHER CREATIVE BLUR

I have come to a major self analysis revelation this year with regards to the centrality of colour, form and texture in my life.  I have emerged at the end of this month, wondering where my days have gone and  I am genuinely surprised that today is 28th September.  Where has the month gone?  I look at… Continue reading “WAKING UP” FROM ANOTHER CREATIVE BLUR

MY CREATIVE DESIGN PROCESS

I just knew the latest round of creative designs would push their way through into my regular working routine.  For a few weeks, the colour concepts started becoming prominent in my thoughts throughout the day and night.  I just knew that the day when I had to sit down and start translating the concepts into a… Continue reading MY CREATIVE DESIGN PROCESS