24.09.2018

Monochrome



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This is my black/grey/silver canvas.
It took me a while and was a lot of work but I so enjoyed to do it.
Due to the red bugs, the picture is quite creepy that's why 
the sentiment matched perfectly to the whole design.


Just take a look below at the pics and steps I took to make the canvas.


You know how I love to use my leftovers especially made of a thick
cardboards, right? I really keep a lot of them knowing they will have a new life.
I gathered some of them and started to build my background.
I glued the alpha leftovers to the canvas and covered with gesso.
Then I built a frame with leftovers of Sizzix Frame 2 die.
Glued it all down to the base and covered with gesso additionally giving a texture to my frame with a brush and a thick layer of white gesso.



Painted the inside of the frama with black paint adding water. 
Made a touch of black sparks paint and the silver one.
Finally highlighted the texture with my favourite old silver wax.


Before I threw away the package of the wax, I thought I could use
the plastic window for my project as a shaker box. It's very deep 
so you can put some layers inside and still have a free space.
I painted the edge with black paint and added the drip drop die
painted with grit paste and black paint with a final touch of silver wax.







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11 komentarzy:

  1. fantastic project. The background layering is STUNNING!!

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  2. Love this project! Thanks for sharing this with us. 🖤🖤🖤

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  3. Love this a lot! So clever and so beautiful!
    Claudia x

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  4. Absolutely GORGEOUS canvas Macarena!! the textures and details are fabulous!! I love the whole design of this!!! BRILLIANT!! :-) 🖤

    Hope you have a great weekend!
    luv
    Lols x x x

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  5. Awesome, love your beautiful combination of textures and structures! Many thanks for sharing with us SanDee's and Amelies Steampunk Challenge!

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  6. A brilliant piece: 1) adding red to the bugs, 2) recycling packaging for the window, 3) saving die-cut scraps for a great background, 4) awesome textures!! I noticed you used thinlets here with thick cardboard. I have been afraid to use my thinlets with anything but paper but you have encouraged me to give this a try.

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  7. wow wow wow, this is just amazing Macarena, the texture is incredible and I love that scary beetle, hugs kath xxx

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  8. Wow! This is creepy elegance at its best! I love how you combined such drippy crawly elements with sophisticated tones and colors. The effect is stunning!

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  9. Genius! Love love love I'm speechless, I think that is one of my favorite projects of yours! It's absolutely fantastic, every detail is perfect! Barbara

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  10. omg These animals looks real!!!! Squeeeeeee!!!! Love this project as Andrea said, is creepy and elegance at its best!

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  11. Amazing textures and wonderful drama in this tag - it's stunning.
    Alison x

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