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« on: February 09, 2014 05:06:27 PM »

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I haven't been around for a couple of months and this is the first thing I've finished since...er...Octobe r?  Anyway, this is a mixed media collage piece.  I got to try out some fun new-to-me techniques.  I used canvas board as a base and layed with paper, paints, inks, joint compound, watercolors, lace, and some little water drop looking embellishments.  The heart is wood that I papered and painted.  I made gears using the Tim Holtz gears dye for the Sizzix and used shrinky dink plastic.  I inked them then I covered them (badly) with Glossy Accents.  I also got to use clear embossing powder for the first time.  Whee!




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« Reply #1 on: February 10, 2014 03:06:46 AM »

This is really beautiful! I love your color choices - I'd love to get a Valentine like that! Grin
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« Reply #2 on: February 14, 2014 05:45:40 AM »

Hey, thank you!  It was fun to create.  Cool
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« Reply #3 on: February 14, 2014 02:26:58 PM »

This turned out beautifully!
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« Reply #4 on: February 17, 2014 07:21:55 PM »

I really like the close-up photos because I can really see the layers of color and texture that you put into this piece!! Really really nice.
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« Reply #5 on: February 18, 2014 06:18:20 AM »

Thanks! 

Yeah, it can be hard to show all of the textures without some interesting angles.  Smiley
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This is great.  I love the layers and layers of details.
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