We are all so unique and different but the one thing we have in common is our love of dolls. This flight takes me to my own country of the USA with a stop in Alabama to visit Bambi Lynn. I haven't traveled there yet physically but I was able to enjoy learning more about it through Bambi's eyes. It is certainly now on my wish list of places to go.
Bambi is so great about creating magical portals because I know the time we spent talking just magically flew by. Now I feel I made another new friend through my doll making adventures.
Beside the winner receiving a cash prize, all entries receive a Judge's critique. Even if everyone is not a winner of the big prize, everyone who enters still wins because each entry becomes a learning lesson.
You also don't only receive the opinion of one judge but several as we have a panel of judges that look at each entry. Each evaluation is valuable as the opinions of the judges come from many years of dollmaking and our judges skill levels are beyond the professional level. Each entry is also anonymous - especially as our members have kept their entries secret and avoided social media sharing (until after the winners are announced). That is the awesomeness of our group that likes to play fair and be judged by their talent and work.
I am counting down the days until I can share the fantastic artwork of the member artists of the IADR who joined in this Rainy Days juried show.
We meet only once a month so mark your calendar for the next one coming up will be on April 25th. We are still working on the best day of the week to meet since this is a new opportunity for IADR members but the time is pretty set. After all, we are reaching around the world in different time zones just to hang out together. *smiling*
For the month of April I am going to be sharing how a 2-Dimensional (2D) artist expanded my "eye" to becoming a 3-Dimensional (3D) artist and ended up becoming a painter in clay. What is a 2D artist? Two-dimensional art refers to any form of visual art that exists in two dimensions. Meaning you can only see two sides in viewing it such as drawings, paintings, prints, and photographs.
3D art is defined as art with all the dimensions of height, width, and depth. Unlike 2D art, it occupies greater physical space and can be viewed and interpreted from all sides and angles such as sculptures. It does take skill, a passion to learn, and a desire to create to go from 2D to 3D as it changes one's perspectives.
Also, don't forget to submit your entry in for the Registry before submitting for the juried show. This is because your Registration number is required on the Juried Show Submission form.
If you want to add your entries to your Artist Studio page you can still add it but I will keep hidden those submissions until after judging. If you have any questions regarding what can be submitted - check out our Juried Show Submission page on our website under the Members' Only section.
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