Terri McCarty

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Terri McCarty Chautauqua Series Summary

McCarty's painting process begins by painting background colors on a bone and then tracing a photograph's outline onto the bone. Afterward, she concentrates on layering paint on the bone to get the final image.

 

A collection of McCarty's paintings were on display at the Community Arts Center during McCarty's Chautauqua Series event.

 

McCarty displayed several of her painted animal bones.

 

McCarty displayed several of her painted animal bones.

 

McCarty displayed several of her painted animal bones.

 

McCarty displayed several of her painted animal bones.

 

McCarty shows the audience a horse saddlebag that she spent a winter beading.

 

A moccasin and legging that McCarty beaded as part of her costume for Appaloosa horse shows.

 

McCarty demonstrated her beading technique.

 

McCarty showed a graph paper that she uses to help map out her patterns before she starts beading.

 

Some of the materials McCarty uses while beading include artificial sinew as thread, two types of needles and several colors of beads.

 

McCarty showed Angela Behrends how she does her beadwork.

 

McCarty beads on deer, elk and buffalo hides.


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