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scrapn1
« on: September 04, 2011 04:13:27 PM »

This housewarming gift was inspired by a dear friend's love of the American Eagle and her unwavering devotion to both God and country as she proudly serves in the US Army.

This is a mixed-media piece that features two beautiful eagles (photographed in the Jacksonville, FL zoo) and the lyrics from God Bless the USA, by Lee Greenwood.

I began with a blank 16 x 20 stretched canvas and used Gesso (with various tools) to create a textured foundation for this acrylic painting, then I added the birds' photos, which were enlarged, cut out and stuffed to make them 3D. Each was adhered to the painting using Tacky Glue. The lyrics were added via a gel medium transfer technique, I found here: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iSWxjDeWCqY

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momcuellar
« Reply #1 on: September 05, 2011 12:56:07 PM »

Neat!!  I've never seen anything like it.  I like the boldness of it.
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scrapn1
« Reply #2 on: September 05, 2011 10:09:13 PM »

thank you!
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« Reply #3 on: September 06, 2011 03:12:55 PM »

@rackycoo   Thanks so much for ur help with adding the photo!
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