By Rev. Wendy Ellsworth
Find Your artistic Self within the Kaleidoscope of Beads & Color
"Beading and my religious course are intricately interwoven. it might be tricky for me to split the 2 simply because they're so thoroughly intertwined with each other. As I take a seat and weave with my beads, I let the artistic Spirit to movement via me, and although my fingers are doing the paintings, one other strength is actively partaking within the approach. This strength is a transmission of Spirit that fills me with deep internal peace and pleasure as I bead. hence, the perform of my paintings shape has turn into an inventive route to my sacred center."
—from the Introduction
Believing that beading is a kind of meditation by which we will be able to entry the artistic Spirit that's continuously found in us, grasp bead artist Rev. Wendy Ellsworth bargains a number of how one can discover beading as a religious trip of self-discovery. all of the seven chapters is wealthy with own tales, workouts, and beading tasks, and every venture has a meditative adventure to inspire a contemplative spirit and inventive play. The undertaking effects are attractive, significant symbols designed via a grasp bead artist for either beginner and skilled beaders alike.
Original initiatives include:
• Geometric Mandala
• own Mandala
• own Prayer Beads
• Beaded Prayer Pouch
• Goddess Archetype Necklace
• Beaded Stick determine Goddess
• Chakra Necklace
• Chakra Flower Sculpture
• Free-form Gourd sew Bracelet
• Ruffled Cabochon Brooch
• Dutch Spiral Necklace
• Spiral Vessel
• track Beads
• Herringbone sew Cuff with Freshwater Pearls
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Beading—The Creative Spirit: Finding Your Sacred Center through the Art of Beadwork by Rev. Wendy Ellsworth