This month, the challenge for the Art Bead Scene comes from an inspiration of a painting by Boreas by John William Waterhouse named Boreas (For more information on this challenge, please visit http://artbeadscene.blogspot.com/2012/04/april-monthly-challenge.html).
|Boreas by John William Waterhouse, 1903|
Oil on canvas
68.8 x 94 cm
With this beautiful painting, I decided to make a bracelet. Using polymer clay and filigrees, I created a focal bead with a blue background and white miniature daffodil flowers.
|Work in Progress: Focal Bead|
I also made lentil swirl beads reminiscent of the flow of air blowing through the blue veil of the woman in the painitng.
|Work in Progress: Lentil Swirl Beads|
String them all together and this is the result: