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« on: March 09, 2005 08:46:16 AM »

Hello!
I'm new to the forum and this is my first post. Please forgive me if I screw up, but this inserting pictures is a bit confusing.
I am a graphic designer for a craft supply company called Hygloss. For my own art I make altered tiles. Sometimes I use standard marble tiles and sometimes I use plaster tiles I create.
Since I'm new and wonderfully overwhelmed by the forum, I'm just looking for some feedback right now.
Thanks to all!
Su


                         

   


               
                             
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« Reply #1 on: March 09, 2005 08:51:46 AM »

Those are beautiful! Are you painting directly on them, or printing, or what? However you do it, it produces a really neat sortof surreal effect. Very Very cool
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« Reply #2 on: March 09, 2005 01:16:26 PM »

Thank you!
Right now I am using some transfer paper and some dyes directly on the stone and then sealing with Crystal Clear. Dyes seep into the stone where as acrylics tend to sit on top more. I'm gonna keep playing around with adding other elements like glass and other stones.
Thanks again
Su
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« Reply #3 on: March 10, 2005 06:40:49 PM »

you really did an amazing job, this is the first of these altered tiles ive seen and the outcome is stunning. keep doing this and keep us updated on the successes!
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« Reply #4 on: March 11, 2005 06:22:37 PM »

Those are stunningly beautiful!  My sister restores tiles and was thinking of creating some such as yours.  I'll have to pass her a link to THIS post.  Wow!
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« Reply #5 on: March 11, 2005 10:01:59 PM »

wow. those are so cool!
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« Reply #6 on: March 12, 2005 07:22:59 AM »

those are absolutely beautiful!
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« Reply #7 on: March 14, 2005 06:54:15 AM »

Thank  you all so much for the support & feedback. As a newbie here it means a lot. I'm getting married this friday so I wont post more till next week. I'm working on a set of fossile tiles with glass and have some other ideas for making my own plaster tiles. I'll keep posting. Thank you!
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« Reply #8 on: March 14, 2005 10:54:50 AM »

WHOAH YEAH MAMA!!!!
Now thats what Im talkin about!    Grin
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« Reply #9 on: March 15, 2005 07:54:59 AM »

Delicious!!!  The second one rocks becuase of its boldness.  More like those PLEASE!!  Is there any way these can be purchased from you?
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