A Crafts Community For Craft Ideas & DIY Projects - Craftster.org
Help | About | Contact | Press | Advertise | Terms | Site Map
Welcome, Guest.
Please login or register.
Random Tip: Join us for fun, contests and discussions on Craftster's Facebook page!
Total Members: 300,960
Currently Running With Scissors:
514 Guests and 16 Users
Home Craftster Community Crafting Articles Craft Tutorials My Craftster Crafting Calendar City Guides Craft Shop


Pages: [1]
Jump to page:
  Show Images Only     Send this topic  |  Print  |  Bookmark  
Topic: Mixed Media Bear in the Woods  (Read 464 times)
Tags for this thread:  Add new tag
Share the love... Pin it Submit to reddit add to Wists
1+
 
gotgrey
Friend of Craftster Friend of Craftster

You are, which ever beast you choose to feed
Offline Offline

Posts: 4201
Joined: 03-Feb-2010

Right and wrong are just words, it's what you do


View Profile available for personal swaps
« on: October 01, 2013 06:59:50 AM »

I made this mixed media piece for my bathroom.  I was inspired by the shower curtain in our bathroom.  I used a canvas I got at a garage sale, that somebody had started something on it.  Then I glued down 2 pieces of left over card stock paper I had used on previous projects.  The trees I free hand cut from a white cardboard box.  The clouds were free hand cut from a tissue box.  The sun is a paper heart doily that I cut to look like the sun.  The bear is made from left over bits of clay that I rolled together w/a rolling pin.  Then I used an exacto knife to cut out the bear.  I put the bear in the oven, then spray painted him black after he had cooled off.  I used E6000 glue, to glue him down.  I painted all sides of the canvas brown.  I really like how it turned out.  I think I'm going to continue working on mixed media projects.  I had a lot of fun "free handing/styling" as I went along, w/no real plan in mind.  Just letting inspiration free flow.
« Last Edit: October 01, 2013 02:32:44 PM by gotgrey » THIS ROCKS   Logged
HSG
Global Moderator
Glass Crafts Moderator
Guest Blogger

Tutorial Contributor

Friend of Craftster Friend of Craftster

Oy Vey!
Offline Offline

Posts: 10594
Joined: 18-Aug-2006

Margaritas & Facial Masks


View Profile WWW
« Reply #1 on: October 01, 2013 07:15:39 AM »

Such a great project. Smiley

I too, have been doing some mixed media and find it is very freeing for creativity. There are no boundaries or rules.
THIS ROCKS   Logged

gotgrey
Friend of Craftster Friend of Craftster

You are, which ever beast you choose to feed
Offline Offline

Posts: 4201
Joined: 03-Feb-2010

Right and wrong are just words, it's what you do


View Profile available for personal swaps
« Reply #2 on: October 01, 2013 07:29:53 AM »

Thank you HSG.  I made another/different one.  But, I might send it to somebody.  So, I'll post a pic of it later on down the road.  Smiley
THIS ROCKS   Logged
Sharalee
Friend of Craftster Friend of Craftster

www.wists.com/SharaLee http://pinterest.com/sharalee3/pins/?filter=likes
Offline Offline

Posts: 3313
Joined: 28-Feb-2010

Retired Hairstylist/Crafter


View Profile WWW available for personal swaps
« Reply #3 on: October 01, 2013 12:21:58 PM »

This is great "gotgrey" I like free hand styling too & designing things. Can't wait to see the other one!!
THIS ROCKS   Logged

http:/pinterest.com/sharalee3


"Christmas Stocking Swap RD 10"




Will do personal swaps!! I make Art Dolls/Junker Jane Dolls/Raggedy Ann & Andy Dolls/also TM Patches
alteredmommy
Swap Moderator
More Art, Less Craft Moderator

Friend of Craftster Friend of Craftster

I'm an altered girl, in an altered world....
Offline Offline

Posts: 13325
Joined: 17-Oct-2005

Colour outside the lines!


View Profile WWW available for personal swaps
« Reply #4 on: October 03, 2013 09:23:43 PM »

Mixed media is a lot of fun!  Its neat that your bear adds an element of 3D to your piece, great idea Smiley
THIS ROCKS   Logged

Join the Shop the Swap 2014 Winter Market SIGNUPS Sept 26 - Oct 10!!

Have a Swap Problem?  Please open a HELP DESK ticket!!
Threads you might like:
Pages: [1] Jump to page:
  Send this topic  |  Print  |  Bookmark  
 
Jump to:  



FacebookTwitterPinterest
only results with images
include swap threads
advanced search



your ad could be here!

How-To Videos
Doris Kearns Goodwin: What Are You Reading?
Vanessa Gezari: What Are You Reading?
Tell Me Why: Creative Writing
The Long Shadow by David Reynolds
Bloomberg Hits Back At NYT Claims Of Censoring Stories For Chinese Leaders
Latest Blog Articles
@Home This Weekend: Chalkboard Wine Glasses
Handmade Gift Ideas: Wooden Chain
Handmade Gift Ideas: Upcycled Car Trash Bag

Comparison Shopping




Support Craftster
Become a
Friend of Craftster

Buy Craftster Swag
Buy Craft Supplies
Comparison Shopping

Craftster heartily thanks the following peeps...
Moderators

Follow Craftster...






Powered by MySQL Powered by PHP Powered by SMF 1.1.11 | SMF © 2006-2009, Simple Machines LLC
SimplePortal 2.3.5 © 2008-2012, SimplePortal
Valid XHTML 1.0! Valid CSS!

Copyright ©2003-2014, Craftster.org an Internet Brands company.