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Beth Myers
07-07-2002, 05:48 PM
Hello fellow glass artist!
My name is Beth and I am new to this forum. I have lurked for sometime at another forum and followed the links here. And boy am I glad I did! For 22 years I have been a professional studio/visual artist, worked in Arts Administration and done several other "Art" related things over the years. This year, quite by accident I discovered torch work and have never been more content! What a wonderful medium. I now work full time making glass beads.
I want to thank all the kind, generous, talented artist who post here. Sharing so much of your work and your techniques is remarkable. And I have learned a great deal from you all. I still have a long long way to go on this journey. I listed my first beads on ebay last night and stand naked before you all, I can do that on this forum, right? (wicked grin) Thought I would be brave and post a photo. Please let me know your suggestions and thoughts, and again thanks for your generous spirits!
Most Fondly,
Beth
beaubeads
ebay id _ beau_beads
http://www.wetcanvas.com/Community/images/07-Jul-2002/smallcrayon.JPG

b2beads
07-07-2002, 05:52 PM
Beautiful beads, Beth! (From one Beth to another :) ) You don't happen to live in Beaufort, SC do you? (Beaubeads...) I went to school at USC and sister is in Charleston, parents in Charlotte. I, of course, am in Nebraska...go figure.

Welcome and great first auction. I love the focal!

B2

Rose Queen
07-07-2002, 05:53 PM
Welcome to WetCanvas, Beth! I've been inspired to take a bead-making class myself as a result of this wonderful new forum and yours are especially nice!



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Ann*S
07-07-2002, 06:14 PM
Welcome Beth,
Love your beads and your color choices...nice!
Ann

margaretz
07-07-2002, 08:05 PM
awesome set~ i really like the focal bicone bead.

macbeth7
07-07-2002, 08:15 PM
Hiya Beth from yet another Beth! :confused: Nice colorful beads!! :clap: :clap:

Beth

Modesto
07-07-2002, 08:15 PM
Welcome to WC Beth:clap:

Wow, seems like we have a lot of Beth's now.

Your beads are terrific...outstanding color combos:cool:

ValorieCox
07-07-2002, 08:16 PM
Beth,
Great beads, and congratulations on getting them out on eBay, a bit scary I would imaging! Your beads are wonderful, I admire that you have done matching sets of each bead, I find it so hard to make the same bead twice, as my glass still has a mind of it's own.

As the others have stated, I love your bi-cone bead, and how well you've tied each of the beads in the set together with the colorations and pattern of the focal. Nice job! Thanks for showing them to us!

Best, Valorie

macbeth7
07-07-2002, 08:17 PM
We're taking over, Harold! :evil:

Beth Myers
07-07-2002, 08:32 PM
Wow! You all know how to make a girl feel good, even standing naked! LOL!
I was so nervous last night that I didn't go to bed until 6:30am. After years of shows with my painting, Gallery openings and other things you would think I would have nerves of steel. Yet, somehow this just feels so personal. Anyone else know what I mean??? HOWEVER you all have made me feel welcome and accepted and I thank you most sincerely. I have admired many of your works for the last several months. And take this as high praise.
Now I think I will put some clothes on and go make beads!
Most Fondly,
Beth:cat: ;)

b2beads
07-07-2002, 09:04 PM
LOL, Beth. Shoulda called you - I was up until 5 am myself... Went to bed with the sun coming up. B2

Beth Myers
07-07-2002, 09:11 PM
Girl,
I would have loved the call!
The older I get the more I seem to watch the sun come up, not complaining, I get alot of work done and sometimes catch up on old movies. Next time your bouncing around and looking for a partner in crime, I am your girl!
Beth
(and I will not sign plus 3)( I think it messes with my self image issues, lol)

Modesto
07-07-2002, 09:12 PM
Hey Macbeth7,

You're starting to scare me with that devil face:eek:
I wonder what your real face looks like:D

macbeth7
07-07-2002, 09:24 PM
Hehe Beth M,

I'm not Beth 1 or anything...B2 signs her name that way because her last name starts with B...at least I think that's why! :cat: Guess I can be macbeth...my ID on another forum was bethdamit...don't ask... :evil:

Harold, I need to dig around on my computer & come up with a pic for my tiny face...as you might remember, I have these organizational issues that impede me in finding anything. :angel:

Beth

Carol Saker
07-07-2002, 09:36 PM
Beth,

Great beads! I love the bright colors and the focal is really nice. I went to a gallery opening recently and a lot of the paintings had the same bright, primary colors to them. Naked or not, nice going!
:clap:

Carol

macbeth7
07-07-2002, 10:03 PM
Okay, is this staying-up-until-dawn thing a Beth thing?? Me too!!



:clap:
Beth

Beth Myers
07-08-2002, 12:05 AM
THANK GOD!
I am not alone...................
:clap: :clap: :clap: :clap: :evil:

Nonie
07-08-2002, 12:10 AM
Hi Beth...welcome. I love that set. The colors are great.

Anne Londez
07-08-2002, 08:57 AM
To all Beths... as I live with a 6 to 9 h difference, I sometimes feel quite alone in the morning (here) when all of the non-Beth are sleeping over there... so don't forget me when you are staying up all night and are looking for someone to chat with :)
And welcome to Beth :clap:

Anne

motherbeads
07-08-2002, 03:50 PM
Great beads, Beth, and welcome! A fellow South Carolinian, no less? Where are you located? I'm in Summerville, just outside Charleston.

Beth Myers
07-08-2002, 05:04 PM
Hello Motherbeads,
Thank you!
I am in Rock Hill, and I know Summerville well. Seems I always get speeding tickets there on my way into Charleston. LOL.
That area has become an Urban Legend around the state.
But what a beautiful town! Thank you for the welcome!!!!!
Beth:cat:

wildfirelauri
07-08-2002, 07:55 PM
Welcome Beth. Great to see you here. Gor-gee-ous beads BTW. Vibrant!