It's that time again I am happy to say I am all caught up now! January was a crazy month but the tail end of February died down enough to allow me to complete this piece in record time. This is my second piece for the 2011 Bead Journal Challenge. The theme I've chosen for my creative inspiration is traits of a strong woman and this month's trait is "Confidence."
Whereas arrogance can be a real turn-off in someone's personality, a person who has confidence is one to be admired. It can come through in how they carry themselves - shoulders back, bright eyes, thoughtful consideration for the things around them. Just being in the presence of someone with this beautiful trait can be very inspiring.
My February cuff is a graphic representation of a close-up view of a single peacock feather. I worked with some color combinations I wouldn't normally use. It was a bit of a challenge capturing the lines of a feather, but I tried my best to maintain the feathery
quality as they flare out from the quill.