“All that we see or seem is but a dream within a dream.”
– Edgar Allan Poe
MY INSPIRATION: Altered CD/DVD with Finnabair Waxes and Moulds
Caution: When working with alcohol, make sure you are in a well ventilated area.
I used Pearlescent paint and metallic paints instead of waxes.
You can also make your own waxes, Metallic paint, etc. :
HOW TO MAKE FAUX METALLIC RUBBING WAX! by The Graphics fairy.
SUPPLIES AND TOOLS: Plastic face, string, CD, Matt Modge Podge by Plaid, Vintage Elements Sticker by Forever in time (Gears) Metallic Acrylic paint, string beads, Pearlescent paint by Colorfactory, florist wire, chip-board wings, Hot-glue, glue-gun, white glue, Paintbrushes, etc.
SUPPLIES AND TOOLS: Coaster, Matt Modge Podge by Plaid, Vintage Elements Sticker by Forever in time (heart), Acrylic paint, Florist wire, beads, Pearlescent paint by Colorfactory, Ranger Ink – Perfect Pearls Mist – 2 Ounce Bottle – Perfect Pearl, Hot-glue, glue-gun, Elements Grungeboard by Tim Holtz (wings) etc.
TECHNIQUE: Crumpled gift wrapping tissue applied with Modge Podge.
SUPPLIES AND TOOLS: Oven bake clay, push mold, flattened bottle cap, coaster, chipboard letter, Spiral clips, Acrylic paint, gift wrapping tissue paper, brads, hot-glue, glue-gun, Matt Modge Podge by Plaid, chipboard star, cardboard, Pearlescent paint by Colorfactory available at Dollar stores, which I used instead of metallic paint and waxes.
For the gears: decorative edge scissors, regular scissors, circle templates, pencils, circle punches, etc.
DIY Cogs and gears for cards, scrapbook, art journals, mixed media projects, etc
Tutorial – Mixed Media Magnet by Veena’s Magical World of Art and Craft
DIY Cogs and Gears
Crumpled gift wrapping tissue applied with Modge Podge.
“Mixed media art refers to a visual art form that combines a variety of media in a single artwork. For example, if you draw with ink, then paint over it with watercolors, then add some highlights in colored pencil – that’s mixed media!”- Art is Fun
Steampunk is a subgenre of science fiction or science fantasy that incorporates technology and aesthetic designs inspired by 19th-century industrial steam-powered machinery.” – Wikipedia
Face made with oven bake clay in a push mold.
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HOW TO MAKE FAUX METALLIC RUBBING WAX! by The Graphics fairy