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2015-07-08

H2O box

Plain box and great transformation.
A touch of mediums was enough to change an ordinary into art.
A wonderful creation from Pascale is waiting for you! Check this out.


Hello SweetiesToday I'm up on Mixed Media Place blog with a new project that I would say useful.
I don't know if you noticed but I'm addicted to the Twinkling H2Os. For those who don't kown them, they are watercolors with micas and minerals that give them a beautiful shine. I already  had a box in which I store my H2Os but it became too small ...  never mind I made a new one with a lot of space ...



As I told you, I wanted something useful as I take my H2Os with me everywhere : so I avoided volume and I chose to make something resistant.



Here is the first box which became too small, as you can see (meaning that I can't add new colors anymore).



After making the box, I covered it with two layers of Black Gesso. Then I added a design with a stencil and Graphite Paste. The Graphite Paste has a texture that looks like stone when dry: it's grany and shine with micas. When dry, I covered everything with Soft Matt Gel.



Then I dry brushed some blue-green shades of Silks (Bolivian Blue, Vintage Mint and African Jade). I continued with a diluted Autumn Leaf Silks that I applied liberaly and removed partly with a babywipe. 



And here is my finished box in which I can now store all my H2Os as well as some Primary Elements.

Pascale

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9 comments:

  1. Wow - I need to do this....I always have to dig thru my huge box of Silks (which I love)! Your box is WONDERFUL Pascale. j.

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  2. I love that box and wish I was so neat with them. I never close the pots. I have them all on a big tray, ready to use.

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  3. Love the box! All those colors look like fun!

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  4. Love the box! All those colors look like fun!

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  5. Love the box! All those colors look like fun!

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  6. What an awesome way to store your Twinks, will have to do this!

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