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« on: August 21, 2011 06:49:05 AM »

Not really sure if this should go in the jewelery or art section, because these pendants are a bit of both! This is my very first time using Mod Podge's dimensional magic, and I love the results! I think I'll use bails in the future though, instead of trying to keep the glaze from running into the hole for the jump ring.
 


Here's a little argowl, outlined in fine-tipped permanent ink and painted in watercolours. I was inspired by CalamityChemist's drawing on deviantart and couldn't resist adding some argyle to my own little owl. A few coats of dimensional magic later I've got a cute little pendant!



As a self-proclaimed biology nerd I love creating DNA jewelery and science-y crafts. The rainbow colours were done using watercolour pencils, and the silver heart is acrylic paint. Finished with dimensional magic (one coat too many for this size I think).

C&C welcome! Thanks for looking <3
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« Reply #1 on: August 21, 2011 10:47:56 AM »

So pretty! I really love them both, they are adorable and I LOVE the colors. I've never heard of Dimensional Magic before, now I MUST run out and get some...
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« Reply #2 on: August 21, 2011 12:02:54 PM »

Those are awesome! I love the colors. Now I am going to have to try that Dimensional Magic stuff.  Wink
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That dimensional magic stuff sounds really cool. Where did you get it? Do the pendants have some kind of backing?
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« Reply #4 on: August 21, 2011 06:43:54 PM »

Thanks for the lovely comments! <3

Dimensional Magic is basically a poor-man's resin ($6.99 for a 2oz bottle!) and a little bit goes a long way. I would definitely recommend it for small art jewelery like this! I bought my bottle at Michael's craft store in Canada, which just started carrying it a couple weeks ago. You can find it in the glue aisle Smiley

The pendants are backed with light card stock, but they ended up bending a bit when the paper absorbed the water in the dimensional magic. In the future I will back them onto thick plastic or something less bendy than paper ^^;
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