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earthmama1978
« on: February 16, 2011 01:01:58 PM »

Stumbled upon this project online and HAD to give it a try. There was a tutorial for sale for $5 but I just kinda did it my own way and used their photo as inspiration. I used one of those cheapie wooden trinket boxes ($1.00 at AcMoore) and covered it. They eye is a flat bottomed glass aquarium stone (I drew an eye with sharpie on an index card and cut it to fit, glued it to the bottom). I used e-6000 to glue the paper to the glass, but it doesn't like the heat, and looks "cracked" under the glass, but other than that, I think it came out pretty darn good. I am going to give it to my son for his birthday, he had a bit of a dragon fetish.

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« Reply #1 on: February 16, 2011 01:38:11 PM »

This is awesome! Personally, I like the "cracked" look of the eye. I think you did an amazing job!
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« Reply #2 on: February 16, 2011 02:04:53 PM »

impressive. and i agree with above comment, i like the cracked look as well.  very cool.
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« Reply #3 on: February 16, 2011 02:15:01 PM »

That is fabulous! 
(Though I have to admit, at first glance at the tumbnail I thought someone had made an amazing dragon's eye cake.  It wouldn't surprise me here on Craftster.  Really I'm just hungry.)
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« Reply #4 on: February 16, 2011 05:19:04 PM »

I like the crackle look eye too. 

I thought, before seeing the post title, that someone had made a Starro the Conquerer something.  That's the Comic Fan-Girl in me.  Starro is a classic Justice League of America 'villian.'
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« Reply #5 on: February 16, 2011 05:29:07 PM »

This is fantastic. Love it.
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« Reply #6 on: February 16, 2011 05:37:51 PM »

I think the crackle eye makes it look very realistic. Bet your son will love it!
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earthmama1978
« Reply #7 on: February 17, 2011 11:40:13 AM »

Thanks everyone!
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