I had to race to make this. I have so many projects to do in such little time, plus school and work (aka blowing off school and sneaking into work late) that I am slamming them out. Luckily I'm having one of those golden periods where everything is working out-- definitely not always the case. Don't know why that is, how sometimes everything comes out perfectly and others the most simple project is a total struggle and absolute crap.
This is what I made for my boyfriends birthday (which happens t be right before Halloween when I made both of our costumes from scratch). I wanted so bad to post it on here and get advice because there was a long debate over what piece of wood to put it on, and what to do aside from the portrait. I'm here now, so next time I need advice I'll get to posting and borrow from your beautiful minds!
Thank you for looking!
Oh, it's William Burroughs- the author-- with two different quotes from him. The top is a parasite (supposed to be) made from wire that I wrapped with masking tape and painted (I was in a mean hurry with no clue how to make it-- I actually bought gummy worms as a desperate option!). The portrait is water color, the frame acrylic, and the inside parasite box that caustic resin stuff I always get everywhere (the first time I used it I poured the remainder down the sink-- how amazingly senseless I am... I almost did it this time and at the last minute remembered the financial wreckage that caused me. For once I learned from a mistake!)
Back to the next due-way-too-soon project... Any suggestions on what I could have added or done differently would absolutely be appreciated!