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« on: December 04, 2013 08:08:28 PM »

I painted this ages ago. It was a fabric covered piece, with an oval glass painted insert and metal decorations. So, painted the fabric greenish, the glass shades of gold and brown, the frame highlighted,and the metal with brass. There it sat for months.
Finally got the bug to do something with it yesterday. The small green frame was from a thrifted shadowbox I disassembled,the woman's portrait from a coffee table book of wallpaper design I saved from the trash,added a tiny gear and rhinestone to her hair. Raygun is a water pistol, painted with airbrush color,nail polish, and acrylic paint. Added the last two rhinestones,the tip from an ink pen, a plastic screw piece, and an auto fuse to the raygun.  Since there is no glass over this, I wanted the raygun on hooks, but didn't have any. So, used some barrel glass beads topped with pearls from deconstructed jewelry. The message inside the little gold frame is, 'And they say diamonds are a girl's best friend!'  I showed it to my daughter, and she said 'THANK YOU for not making it pink!' Hee.



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« Reply #1 on: December 05, 2013 07:23:44 AM »

That little quote just takes it over the top to fantastic!
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« Reply #2 on: December 05, 2013 07:49:38 AM »

Thank you! Most of these I've made are shadowboxes,with an 'in case or airship pirates/space pirates,break glass' (depending on if the were more steampunkish or buck rogers-ish). But I'm branching out a bit,   Cheesy
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« Reply #3 on: December 07, 2013 01:29:00 PM »

I like this a lot!   Smiley
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« Reply #4 on: December 07, 2013 03:55:37 PM »

thank you!
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« Reply #5 on: December 12, 2013 04:49:45 PM »

I love how you construct such cool art pieces out of so many different objects Smiley  the quote definitely makes the piece!
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« Reply #6 on: December 12, 2013 09:50:19 PM »

thanks! it's fun.
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