Artizan Made Photo Contest Winners

Artizan Made is holding regular photo contests as a way to engage our community and having some fun. Winners for the 2015 contests were honored on this page.

 Scroll down to see winners.


 

Photo Contest Winners

November 2015: Celestial

Celestial Photo Contest on Artizan Made

Celestial Photo Contest on Artizan Made

See it here: Contest Page and Facebook Album.

 

1st Place:

"A New Dawn" by Lindsay Campbell, dot painting with sun

Decorative Dots

 

2nd Place

Pri Fabrics and Beads blue textile fabric necklace

Pri Fabrics and Beads

October 2015: Leaves

Leaves Photo Contest on Artizan Made

Leaves Photo Contest on Artizan Made

 

See it here: Contest Page and Facebook Album

 

1st Place:

"Olive Branches" hand-painted silk scarf, Blooming Silks by Jill Rosoff Artworks

“Olive Branches” hand-painted silk scarf, Blooming Silks by Jill Rosoff Artworks

Blooming Silks on Etsy

 

2nd Place:

Nuno felted wrap Autumn Days, Wonder Of Wool by Anna Kruglova

Nuno felted wrap Autumn Days, Wonder Of Wool by Anna Kruglova

Wonder of Wool Website

 

 

 

“Leaves that are Green”, inspiration: 


September 2015

Flowers Photo Contest Cover

Theme: Flowers

Photo had to have flowers and something handmade. The flowers could be art.

See it here: Contest PageFacebook Album and Companion Post, Flower Power.

1st Place

Flowers power by HD créations

Flowers power by HD créations

“I’m a French jewelry artist living closed to Paris. I make polymer clay beads using several millefiori technics and  mix them with various elements like minerals, wood, glass beads, fabric, metal  etc… to create unique and original colorful jewelry! Hope you will enjoy my handmade work made with lots of love and passion !”

-Duthilleul Helene    Visit me on Facebook!

 

2nd Place

Who's been painting my roses red? by Helzy's Paintings

Who’s been painting my roses red? by Helzy’s Paintings

I’m Helen and I love to paint. I don’t really have a style. I paint what is in my head and what makes me happy. I always use explosive bright colours and manage to just go somewhere else while digging my tunes and creating my unique, quirky pieces! I love the challenge of commission pieces! Interpreting what has been requested into a personalised ‘Helzy’ creation! My paintings are all reasonably priced, so that everyone can afford to own a painting from my colourful, naive and original collection. Please take a look and join my group on Facebook.

-Helen Dodds, Australia

 

 




August 2015

Creatures Photo Contest Cover

Creatures Photo Contest

Theme: Creatures

Photo had to have a creature and something handmade. The creature could be art.

See it here: Contest PageFacebook Album and Companion Post, All Creatures Great and Small.

 

1st Place

Roxanne Lasky - PUGHOL - Art quilt with pug dogs

Roxanne Lasky – PUGHOL

 

Roxanne Lasky is an artist who is inspired by the magic in ordinary things. She works in paint, fabric, photos and words with an affinity for earth-friendly dyeing methods and repurposed objects. This quilt was assembled using scraps of fabric that became color block backgrounds for each playfully-9-patched pug. Her dog, Nellie, is a Puggle. To see more of her work, visit www.roxannelasky.com.

 

2nd Place

Nelsonwood Turned Bowl - Pattie

Nelsonwood Turned Bowl – Pattie

 

Bryan Tyler Nelson enjoys finding the beauty that lies hidden within the grains and textures of the wood he transforms into bowls and other objects. Learn more about his techniques and process on his website.




July 2015

 

Window collage promo

 

Theme: Window to the World

Photo had to have a window and something handmade. The window could be art.

See it here: Contest Page and Facebook Album

1st Place

Rag Doll on a Sill by Wherewithalart

Rag Doll on a Sill by Wherewithalart – 34 Votes

Wherewithalart on Facebook

I enjoy making all kinds of sewn toys from Creepy Art Dolls and Monsters to cute Sock Monkeys and Memorial Bears. I started a few years ago making them for my daughter, then some people asked me to make them something and I enjoyed it so much that I kept going! I take customer orders and I make new designs often! I make all my own patterns and I use all kinds of supplies including (but not limited to) up-cycled clothes, antique nick-knacks and buttons, found things, new fiber fill, felt, yarn, fabrics, etc!

My etsy shop is www.etsy.com/shop/wherewithalart.

-Jen Myers

2nd Place

Owl by Susan Sutton - 30 Votes

Owl by Susan Sutton

Susan Sutton on Facebook

I graduated from Bath Spa University in 2009 with a BA in Creative Arts and use a variety of embroidery techniques in my work incorporating found fabrics and trinkets. I live near the Cotswolds in the UK and in my spare time I have been creating small unique decorative birds. I have recently ventured into making quirky mice, typically adorned with ornate headpieces and jewels. The Owl is one of a kind, made from an old jumper and skirt, appliquéd and stitched. She will never be re-created, although I envisage that another type of larger bird will be fashioned in the very near future!

-Susan Sutton

 

3rd Place

Ready to Fly by Wassupbrothers

Ready to Fly by Wassupbrothers – 24 Votes

Wassupbrothers on Etsy




June 2015

2015 June Hand Made Photo Contest Collage

Theme: Made by Hand

Photo had to have a hand and something handmade. The hand could be art.

See it here: Contest Page and Facebook Album


 

1st Place

Crochet Hand Bag by MarNella Cordato, Craryville, NY - 170 Votes

Crochet Hand Bag by MarNella Cordato, Craryville, NY – 170 Votes

 

MarNella talks about her photo:

I am blessed with a quiet simple life in upstate New York in a small house on a country cul-de-sac dirt road. There is not one day that passes without the compulsion to crochet as a respite for body and mind. I recently started specializing in tapestry crochet and I feel I’ve found my niche in crocheting handbags and totes. It makes me so happy when others enjoy my work and I can say “I made that”! I do sell some of my bags and they can be found here:

Bags by Marnie on Facebook


2nd Place

The Hands of Cancer by Myckey Jones - Killeen, USA

The Hands of Cancer by Myckey Jones, Killeen, USA – 113 Votes

 

Myckey Jones on her photo:

I am 43 years old with stage 4 lung cancer with mets to the brain, stomach, and adrenal gland. I chose this picture because since being diagnosed I realize how many hands have to pull together to give you the strength to get through it.

Myckey’s Cancer Page on Facebook


3rd Place

A Rose in Love with the Sun by MamaFiber, Veliko Turnovo, Bulgaria - 85 Votes

A Rose in Love with the Sun by MamaFiber, Veliko Turnovo, Bulgaria – 85 Votes

Iskra Petrova tells us a bit about her

When I am not shooting a video project as producer, I spend my evenings to create accessories or jewellery and my days – raising our three-year old son. My life is very colourful – we live in a rural fairytale house made from stone, cob and straw bales with clay sculptures and vitrage windows. The colours I use in my craft projects are the ones I see around me or in my dreams and meditations. I use only natural materials, as human-, animal- and nature-friendly as they can be – I am not using silk for this reason and I experiment in creating natural dyes myself.

You can see some of my works (they can be custom made and sold) on my Facebook page here:  https://www.facebook.com/MamaFiber

 

Comments (7)

  1. Allison Dey 2 years ago

    Congratulations to the winners. Richly deserved handcrafts!

  2. Kathryn Vercillo 2 years ago

    Congratulations to the winners. Happy to have been a part of this first contest!

  3. Leslie 2 years ago

    A great theme with wonderful results!

  4. Chris Scarfe 2 years ago

    I loved seeing all the entries…very well done and congratulations to the winners. Be proud 🙂

  5. Loved looking at all of the wonderful Art made by hand from such talented people.

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