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« on: August 31, 2012 12:50:13 PM »



This Edgar Allan Poe Mixed Media Assemblage Piece was created from three wooden pieces that I painted black (block, spool, game piece). The Poe image and the word "Nevermore" are digital stamps from http://smearedink.com/. The wings are stamped with a rubber stamp from a Tim Holtz collection. The sculpture measures 7.25" by 4.5".

Once I had my bust, wings and crown collaged the way I liked them, I laminated the paper to increase durability and moisture resistance. I embellished the crown with black and red rhinestones and a piece of lace that I painted black. I also tied a piece of ribbon yarn around Poe's neck. I used double stick tape to adhere the laminated bust to the game piece.

The spool in the middle has a page torn from a worn and aged Poe paperback. It is decoupaged to the spool with Mod Podge and then varnished. I wrapped some funky black eyelash yarn around that to give the piece some texture.

The base block has book covers and illustrations from Poe's work. They have been decoupaged on and then varnished. The word "Nevermore" was also decoupaged and then varnished onto a block. I used some purple chalk on the added EAP quote and the word "Nevermore".

You could use this same concept and create your own mixed media assemblage!
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« Reply #1 on: August 31, 2012 01:11:37 PM »

I really like this! It looks like he is sitting on a ink bottle which is awesome
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« Reply #2 on: August 31, 2012 01:41:53 PM »

He's great! Love the rosy cheeks.
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« Reply #3 on: August 31, 2012 02:18:07 PM »

I love it!
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« Reply #4 on: August 31, 2012 04:42:03 PM »

So great!  Edgar Allan Poe is my favorite author of all time!  What a great bust!
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« Reply #5 on: September 01, 2012 07:56:27 PM »

I absolutely love this!
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« Reply #6 on: September 04, 2012 08:23:37 PM »

I love your Poe and how it is put together.  Great work.
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« Reply #7 on: September 07, 2012 06:33:38 AM »

I really like this! It looks like he is sitting on a ink bottle which is awesome

I totally thought the same thing!  That is really awesome -- I love literary crafts. Grin
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« Reply #8 on: September 26, 2012 10:18:00 AM »

 love the look of this and thanks for sharing how you did it. I am always looking for something new to dabble in and give as gifts and this is gorgeous! Phenominal job!
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« Reply #9 on: October 02, 2012 07:20:29 PM »

Ok - this is awesome!!  I love Poe.  This is so unique  Cheesy
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