Beading superstar Marcia DeCoster hosts Lark's second Spotlight on Beading collection, featuring 30 international artists ranging from celebrities in the field to exciting up-and-comers. In addition to offering examples of their best work, the beaders discuss their inspirations and techniques, and chat with Marcia about how they discovered their muses and styles. Gorgeous color photos showcase several pieces from each contributor.
Beaders include: Patrick Duggan * Melissa Ingram * Beki Haley * Siân Nolan * Martina Nagele * Helena Tang-Lim * lke Leonhardt-Rath * Isabella Lam * Christina Vandervlist * Gabriella van Diepen * Susan Blessinger * Edgar López * and more!
Marcia DeCoster has designed and taught beadwork for more than 20 years. She was included in Lark's Masters: Beadweaving as one of 36 leading artists in the field, and authored the bestselling Marcia DeCoster's Beaded Opulence and Beads in Motion (both Lark). Beadwork magazine recognized her as its Designer of the Year in 2009, and she was selected as a Top Ten Teacher at the Bead&Button show, the leading beading industry trade show. Marcia lives in San Diego, CA, with her husband Mark.