Barbara Marie Steele's Profile

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Color and design have always intrigued me. There's a comfort in being surrounded by the unique Creation of God and experimenting with various mediums trying to capture that beauty in a fragment of form.

Formal training doesn't limit the pursuit of passion. Watching a sunset be scarlet one night and purple as a plum the next keeps me in awe. I enjoy mixing colors and trying to find the "surprise" color element that makes them pop.

As a child I wove potholders. In my twenties I knitted. In my thirties it was quilting and cross stitch. In my thirties and forties needlearts captured me. In my fifties beading and wireworking became an obsession. As I venture into the sixties, I'm challenging myself with mixed media and enjoying every adventurous minute!

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  • Female
  • Born on January 13
  • Joined December 17, 2009

Favorite materials

gemstone beads, freshwater pearls, Czech glass, Swarovski crystal, venetian glass and seed beads, watercolor paper, paint, artistic wire, fibers, ribbon, yarn

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About

Color and design have always intrigued me. There's a comfort in being surrounded by the unique Creation of God and experimenting with various mediums trying to capture that beauty in a fragment of form.

Formal training doesn't limit the pursuit of passion. Watching a sunset be scarlet one night and purple as a plum the next keeps me in awe. I enjoy mixing colors and trying to find the "surprise" color element that makes them pop.

As a child I wove potholders. In my twenties I knitted. In my thirties it was quilting and cross stitch. In my thirties and forties needlearts captured me. In my fifties beading and wireworking became an obsession. As I venture into the sixties, I'm challenging myself with mixed media and enjoying every adventurous minute!

Thank you for taking time to get to know about me and for visiting my shop.

I live with my "pistol" kitty, Solomon, in Jacksonville, FL.

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