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« on: October 05, 2013 07:03:09 AM »

I was fortunate enough to take a class from Michael DeMeng last week, entitled "Teeny Tiny Shriney". He is the best! He taught us all about mixing paints to age and integrate parts to make a cohesive shrine. Here's what I made in his class, out of one of the tiny-sized Altoids tins. The sides were built up with Aves Apoxie Sculpt clay, my new favorite art supply! This clay was also used to adhere heavy and/or oddly shaped items, such as the rusty bottle cap, the typewriter key, and the small finial at the bottom of the shrine.


Most of the parts I brought from home, but I purchased the awesome "floating shift" typewriter key and the Japanese doll hand there. My buddy cackle, who attended art camp with me, was nice enough to give me the eye, which really makes the piece.


I have been saving that perfect half-circle rusty bottle cap forever. I'm glad it finally found the home it deserves. Here's looking at you!


If you'd like to read about what else I made at "art camp", and all about the fantastic experience it was, click here.
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« Reply #1 on: October 05, 2013 07:11:59 AM »

Wow! That is AMAZING! I love all the little details! So haunting!
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« Reply #2 on: October 05, 2013 08:04:32 AM »

Wonderful!! Another awesome art camp piece. That typewriter key really is fab. You had to have it.
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« Reply #3 on: October 05, 2013 08:46:54 AM »

This is fantastic! I love the eye floating over the hand...super mystical! Wink
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« Reply #4 on: October 05, 2013 10:20:39 AM »

I love it!!  Having done some online classes of Mr. DeMeng, I am betting you had wonderful fun in this class Grin 

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« Reply #5 on: October 05, 2013 10:31:34 AM »

I love this -- it sounds like you gals had a great time at art camp! Grin
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« Reply #6 on: October 05, 2013 10:48:53 AM »

LOVE IT racky!
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« Reply #7 on: October 05, 2013 02:09:57 PM »

Amazing! It sounds and looks like you had lots of fun!

Great work!

If I would live nearby I would sign up for a workshop with you  Grin
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« Reply #8 on: October 05, 2013 02:47:19 PM »

I can't reconcile all the detail with the scale provided by your (?) hand!  Amazing.

Wait, do you have GIANT hands?   Tongue
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« Reply #9 on: October 05, 2013 06:27:54 PM »

This is fabulous! Seems you are pushing your art even further, racky. Love it! Smiley
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