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« on: January 28, 2008 07:35:15 AM »

Hello everyone,

I made this mixed media collage for best buddy and fellow craftster Nven for christmas (we just did our friend's gift exchange this past weekend -omg, wait till she posts what she made for me!!!). Now that she has it, i can finally show it off Smiley
Its on an 8x6" canvas - i tried a bunch of new things and i'm pretty happy with how it came out. I think the most interesting product of my last couple of experiments is different ways to use insect wings in collage. in this case, i coated the butterfly wing with gel medium, which made it transparent and much less delicate, but the powdery texture was unfortunately lost.

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« Reply #1 on: January 28, 2008 07:49:38 AM »

i like this a lot. i love the quality of the photo, and everything you've included. it looks really well thought out and just great, aha Smiley
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« Reply #2 on: January 28, 2008 08:38:27 AM »

I am in awe.  I can't wait to frame it and get it up on the wall!

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« Reply #3 on: February 01, 2008 11:09:07 AM »

Acid,  that looks really great.  I love how you used many different mediums and took inspiration from things such as nature and print.  I think that is my favorite kind of art.  The wings look great and from the picture perspective nothing seems lost by not having the powdery part.  Also,  if you have a link to the antiqued version of the bone painting I would love to see it.  Also very creative.  Thank you for sharing.
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« Reply #4 on: February 10, 2010 03:36:38 PM »

I'll tell you exactly what I think! 

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« Reply #5 on: March 10, 2010 08:52:45 PM »

Beautiful! I love all of the different elements...especially the butterfly wing and the printed page in the background.
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