Mermaids, fiber arts and Friday freebie

1First things first – the Friday Freebie – I was amazed at the response to the Mermaid Shard Faces that I posted on Etsy this past week. They flew (or swam?) out of the shop and are now sold out, but I’ll be making more of them as a regular item in my EarthShards gallery.

Did I forget to save you one for the Friday Freebie? No! Here’s your chance to get a Mermaid Shard Face of your own to tie to a branch and add mermaid-like elements (See mermaidkaren copymy friend Karen’s wonderful example, left). These faces come from press molds I make from old cemeteries and sculpture gardens, so they have good mojo. Be a SHARDS subscriber by Sunday at midnight and you’ll be in the drawing.

Now, onto the fascinating subject of fiber arts – if you work in paper or mixed media or fabric or felt or anything string-like or woven – listen up! The Call for Entries from the Fiber Artists of San Antonio for their Juried 41st Exhibition at the swanky Plaza Club in November opens next week. If you’re accepted, your work will be seen by zillions of Plaza Club members and guests who appreciate – and purchase – art. So here are your instructions:

  1. Read the info poster (below) to see three great reasons to enter this show with any of your fiber-related work
  2. Then, if you need inspiration, watch the video at the end of this SHARDS post. You’ll see six fiber artists demonstrating easy, eclectic techniques from the FASA Artists Buffet meeting last Monday.
  3. Enter the FASA juried show – the deadline’s not till October, but time flashes by like a mermaid’s tail!16exhibitflyer

And here’s your Inspiration Video! Good luck with the FASA entries AND the Friday Freebie!

7 thoughts on “Mermaids, fiber arts and Friday freebie

  1. Hi Lyn, I think I am already a subscriber. Does that count for getting a face. I have bought your other faces and have made 2 canvases with them. I will send you a photo of one of them. Thanks Ann

  2. Good Morning, Lyn. What a wonderful way to wake up in the morning by reading and watching one of your inspiring posts! You always have such interesting, artistic stuff to share. Thanks for being such an incredible art guru. Keeping my fingers crossed I will win your lovely mermaid face. Good luck to everyone. Ta for now.

    • Hi, Ann – you bet it counts if you are a subscriber – you are automatically in the drawing – thanks for asking,. I love my subscribers!! And especially those who like the faces 🙂

  3. Lyn, I love your blog posts!!!!!!! Thank you for all the wonderful videos you make and share and all your drawings for freebies. I love your art and your Shard Faces!

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