It's all about the Metal!

OGood afternoon to you all. I got back from my sisters in time to play. Everywhere I look lately, metal and rust are there, so couldn't resist creating something of my own.

On the Paper Artsy Blog the theme is shiney things and I will enter this in the challenge 
I scraped white gesso with a knife onto a small wall board. Once this was dry I scraped Grunge Paste in small areas on the board. I made it very rough to add texture. Next I sprayed Turquiose Fresco Acrylic at the top of the board and let it run. I helped it with a little spray of water where I wanted it to run more. While this was drying I added a little more water to my spritzer and then added Baltic Blue to darken the colour. I sprayed this second coat and again let it run.



While this was drying I die cut a heart, some coins, flowers,  a small plant and a trellis. I gave each of these a coat of black Media fluid. The trellis, coin and flower part I painted with Quinacridone Gold and allowed to dry. I used bronze Treasure Gold to add to the rust look. The other pieces were coated in a translucent silver, and when dry silver Treasure Gold was used to complete the metallic look.


The heart was first given some script via Grunge Paste and a stencil. Once dry it was given a coat black, and then silver. Once these coats were dry, I rubbed black Antiquing Cream in all over the heart. This was then removed with a damp cloth leaving a little around the words. Silver Treasure Gold was added to the texture on the heart and the board.


I used silver spheres on wire with some beaded wire to form a bouquet and assembled my flower adding a small metal button to the centre. I stamped a sentiment and assembled my board.



Thank you for visiting, come back soon.
Take Care Debxx






Deborah Wainwright
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11 comments:

  1. that's beautiful Debs!! love the heart and all the shiny stuff !

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  2. Oooh lovely, very blingy, love that heart xx

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  3. I adore this Debs. Right up my street. Fabulous project

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  4. Wow! Beautiful artwork! Love all the texture and grungy elements! Xx

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  5. This is gorgeous Debs,loving that heart,a real stunner!
    Big hugs
    Donna xxx

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  6. Love the way that you developed the heart one step further with stencil and Grungepaste. Completes it perfectly. Well done You! Xx

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  7. Love this make, particularly the heart. TFS Debi

    Hugs Annie x

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  8. Really lovely in every detail with great color and design!
    oxo

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  9. Love your project, my favourite color as well.

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  10. Lots of shiny stuff going on there Deb, love the turquoise/ baltic sprayed BG, great starting point, and all the metal layers on top are wonderful!

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