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Topic: Dios de los Muertos One Of A Kind Mixed Media Wall Art  (Read 825 times)
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« on: February 05, 2012 02:07:18 PM »

The work starts on an 8X10 canvas. I poured the plaster mask base then embellished it with paint and clay. The petals around the eyes are all raised and made from polymer clay. Each rose is hand sculpted in clay and painted.
She wears a black veil made of lace with a spider keeping it all in place.
There are small crosses and other embellishments on the canvas, including a crackle finish. These are not too bold that way it doesnt take away from the mask inteslf.
It hangs from a piece of black ribbon that is safely secured on the back.

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« Reply #1 on: February 07, 2012 01:28:20 PM »

i really adore this. i love the roses, the expression in her eyes, the spider... everything! great job!!!
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« Reply #2 on: February 07, 2012 10:20:03 PM »

Thank you so much!
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