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« on: June 08, 2017 11:25:37 AM »

I made this piece for the 4x6 art swap.  It's a 4x6 canvas that was about 1.5 inches deep (I think, I can't exactly remember).  It's wide enough it can stand up on it's own.  Someone had given me something similar on a larger canvas and I loved idea and wanted to try it out.  I layered on thick layers of gesso and started sticking on random bits and pieces I had in my craft room.  Little trinkets, toys, game pieces, beads, found metal objects, etc.  things I've had in jars for a long time but have never ended up using.  I would do a section, let it dry, then add more to it.  Once I had enough items on it I let it dry for several more days and then painted.  I used a lot of distress paints and spray inks.  I would add a layer of paint, let it dry, add more paint. The spray inks helped get into all the little nooks and crannies.  Once I was happy with the paint and it dried, I distressed it with a black ink pad.
It was a pretty fun piece to make and now I want to make another!

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« Reply #1 on: June 08, 2017 02:14:38 PM »

This is amazingly cool looking!

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« Reply #2 on: June 09, 2017 09:39:43 AM »

Wow, the color gradient is really cool!  Love all of the objects, too.  My eyes are constantly searching and intrigued.

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« Reply #3 on: June 09, 2017 11:38:12 AM »

Really cool, love the abundance of texture. The gesso and spray inks look fantastic and the embedded objects make it a great treasure hunt. Just awesome.

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