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« on: January 04, 2014 07:56:09 AM »

Not to long ago I was introduced to Artist Trading Blocks, or chunky ATCs. The idea of making a 3D ATC was exciting so I got to work on my first block. It began with Arthur Rackham images and a "glue something to something" method (it's pretty liberating!). So, I water coloured some backgrounds, inked things, glued nature stuff wherever, and here it is:



The front has a tissue paper flower that I colored on, inked a bit, and then added seed beads.







And my favourite side.



Happy 2014!
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« Reply #1 on: January 04, 2014 08:01:10 AM »

Beautiful! I love how organic it is, and the little acorn feet are adorable.
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« Reply #2 on: January 04, 2014 09:00:35 AM »

I am loving those acorn caps incorporated. My favorite is the first one, the flower seems so natural to the picture. They are all very well done, though. Good job.
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« Reply #3 on: January 04, 2014 02:24:03 PM »

I love your use of the moss and acorns - it's lovely!
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« Reply #4 on: January 04, 2014 05:33:41 PM »

Love every side and how you made it all come together with the bits of nature. Smiley
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« Reply #5 on: January 04, 2014 06:28:34 PM »

I love these, totally my style! The acorn tops are great, so natural looking.
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« Reply #6 on: January 05, 2014 08:45:07 AM »

Beautiful! I love everything about it, but my favorite detail might be the wee cattails on one side. Smiley (I also love using the "glue stuff to other stuff" method of crafting/art)
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« Reply #7 on: January 13, 2014 07:32:20 PM »

Congratulations! This has been chosen as a Featured Project!  Smiley
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« Reply #8 on: January 17, 2014 09:26:26 AM »

Simply stunning!  Love the woodsy vibe!
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« Reply #9 on: January 21, 2014 09:31:52 AM »

Really lovely, Pottermouth!
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« Reply #10 on: January 21, 2014 02:07:18 PM »

Beautifully done pottermouth!
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« Reply #11 on: January 22, 2014 10:50:00 AM »

Gorgeous!

I love how seamlessly you combined the 2D and 3D elements. 

Other than the acorn top, my favorite detail is the seed beads, especially on the flower- the way they seem to glow from the inside makes me think of pomegranate seeds. 

I hope you make more like this one!
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« Reply #12 on: January 23, 2014 08:16:07 PM »

Thank you!
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« Reply #13 on: January 27, 2014 07:30:03 AM »

LOVE it! I especially like the last side shown. Adorable Smiley
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