We are also starting a new theme over at Haunted Design House, the theme this time is 'Nailed It' Now you can create any sort of project for this challenge, your typical paper crafting all the way through to mixed media pieces, all we ask is you put an element of creep in there, the creepier the better ;)
As you can see I have altered another dolls head, I really enjoy working with these and with a new Micheal deMeng workshop starting all about creating different finishes with dolls heads I was inspired to reach for my bag of heads again. I am not on the course at the moment but plan on signing up in the future, I am still having fun playing and discovering new looks on my own and did not want to be too influenced by Michaels amazing work.I still have a few ideas for some more before I sign up but it is something I shall be looking forward too.
Ill keep this post fairly short today but full of pics.
All products are from Decoart. I have used their Paintable Texture Fine paste and base coated everything in white acrylic pain. I then used some of my fave Decoart Traditions acrylic paints, the traditions range is a high pigment artist quality colour and is great for using watered down or as a colour wash. This is what I have done here, the colours are Hansa Yellow, Sap Green, Pathalo Blue and Quinacridone Gold.
The nails have been given a Time Worn Technique that I learnt on the Andy Skinner online workshop. Well worth looking into if you like grungy and worn metal effects.
I almost forgot I added Alice Cooper eye make up. It seemed like the right thing to do ;)
The base is a block of 2''x 4'' wood and the additional embellishments are from Tim Holtz. The name tag was cut from card and distressed with distress inks and stamped in coffee archival ink with her name, 'Aurora'
My better half said the colours reminded her of the Aurora Borealis.
I really love how these colours have turned out, there is an almost luminescent glo going on, I know I will be playing with them again soon and already have some ideas, maybe ill figure out a step by step if people are interested, I may do it even if your not ;) xx
Thanks for stopping by. As always it really is great to have you here. And of course it goes without saying we would love to see you get your freak on and join us over at HDH. Why not stop by anyway to see what the rest of the DT have created, and remember there will be more from the DT next Monday xxx
Simon Says Stamp's Monday Challenge are having a 'Carnival' themed challenge this week. I have gone for more of the side show freak show element of the Carnival ;)
Smudgy Antics are having a burnt offerings challenge, I used my heat gun to heat set and bubble the paint in places for more texture, my stamped element is the name plate x stretching the rules here I know ;)