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2016-10-03

Step by step tutorial by Eirini Tsaima


Hello dear Mixed media fans!!
Today i have a small art to share with you - a small altered wooden heart. Hearts are my favourite items and butterflies too, so i combined both of them, in a tiny piece of art! And here it is...








I have prepared a step by step photo tutorial.

1. I cover my wooden heart with White Heavy Gesso.



2. I place over it a Scrapiniec chipboard heart (it is glued down just as it is, with the wet gesso - you don't have to put glue or something else).



3a. I cover the chipboard with gesso ...



3b. I paint the whole thing with with blue-green-gold tones acrylic paints.


3c. I spread some Magical powders by Lindy's Stamp gang.



3d. I mist everything with some water to blend the colors.



3e. I mist everything again with Lindy's Starburst Whale Watch Blue, even the details of chipboard.



4. I cover again everything with White texture paste,White crackle Prima.




5. I place over it as it's still wet,some Art ingredients- Art sugar black,Glass beads Zinc,Glass glitter platinum and let it dry overnight.....to start crackle naturally.






6a. I have created a tiny heart and placed some tiny beads on it for extra texture.



6b. I paint it with red acrylic paints plus mists, black berry mica powder and water.



6c. When it dried, i cover it with platinum texture paste using my fingers.



7. I glue down my tiny heart and some sisal fiber with soft matte gel Prima and place some wire around my heart.



8.I place a hanger at the end of my wire.



9. I paint it with black gesso or acrylic (i used both) and again some Platinum crackle texture over it and my whole work too.



10. I place some extra embellishments on my work, like 7 dots studio Fortune-teller papers cut to fit on my  Prima art pebbles, 7 dots Studio Lost and Founds collection stickers, Finnabair butterfly stamps and mechanicals mini brads.



I hope you like the result and find some inspiration on my tiny art effort... Till next time... kisses ladies and gents, and keep creating things with your heart!

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7 comments:

  1. AMAZING AS ALWAYS WOW WOW WOW

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    1. Olga thank you for the true and honest support...love you!!

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    2. Olga thank you for the true and honest support...love you!!

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