Wednesday, 28 March 2018

Floral Steampunk Frame


I am really excited to be showing you a project this week on the Tando Creative blog as I love floral and also steampunk so am really pleased that this week the theme is both!

I immediately think of cogs when steampunk is mentioned so I decided to continue with a round theme by using the circular shadow frame layering up the MDF and grey board circles.  Once they had been stuck together I applied Decoart white gesso then crackle paste to the whole frame.  When it had dried and the crackles had appeared I added the other grey board elements then used spray inks to build layers of colour using browns and a touch of teal...

To add extra tones to the pieces I used gilding wax and also did some dry brushing with a darker acrylic paint across the whole frame.  Finally I chose some paper flowers in similar colours, micro beads and metal embellishments to add to the frame...

To create this project here is what I used:

* Shadow Frame
* Mini Cogs
* Industrial Elements
* White Gesso
* Crackle Paste

Thank you for reading and happy crafting!

Jane xx

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