That's right a Steampunk Head, at least my version of one. I have been trying to get this finished up to play in two challenges. Studio L 3 for Grungy Monday. The challenge was to do texture fades and distress a technique by none other than
In this case it was for my client. She wanted a large Trompe l'oeil painting
in her dining room of a garden scene. You can see the size by comparing it to the chandelier hanging in front of it.
After working out the details I lightly sketch my design on the wall
using watercolor pencils, I paint in the sky, mountains and all background images. Then begin layering in all the foreground. When its dry. I taped off for the gate and used a flexible curve for the metal work.
Heres some Steampunk ATC's I did for an online swap. The theme was planes, trains and automobiles.
Collage images from Inka at Altered Artifacts. Inka always has wonderful free printables along with great collage sheets on her Etsy site, be sure and pop by to see what shes offering up these days.
Background papers from Graphics 45. Text from Steampunk words at Alpha Stamps
I'd like to share a commission I did for a client. she had this wonderful purple wall in her living room and wanted a large canvas of a horse over her fireplace. I wanted something dramatic that would pull in the purple. The mane has metallic gold but doesn't show well in the photo.
This piece measured about 5 ft long x3 ft high and was done with acrylics.
who sent me this wonderful card just because.
Martina does such creative art and is the
Queen of Steampunk.
A must see when your blog surfing.
From my sweet friend Lynne at Adorn
who's shabby chic style has such a romantic flair.
She sent me this Lovely card and some sheets of canvas printer paper.
I'll be showing you what I did with that very soon.
She also sent me some beautiful lace and ribbon,
but I have to confess I put it away before I remembered to take pictures. oops.
Some of it is the same that she used in her beautiful card. Pretty huh!
From Connie at She Dreams Big. She made these cool flowers. Aren't they awesome!
I've never seen anything like them before and these pretty ribbons and more stash to create with.
With spring almost here I was reminded of a time when my son would
venture out into the yard to Explore all nature had to offer, collecting bugs in his bug house, gathering feathers and twigs, all those things little boys do.That was my inspiration for this Explore card.
will be sponsoring the challenge at Altered Alice, You can win a GC worth$14.00. Worth playing along!
I decided to do a Chunky ATC with the infamous White Rabbit from the Wonderland plate.
With Easter right around the corner seemed most fitting.
The Altered Alice challenge this month is to create something that is predominantly blue and yellow, the colors associated with Alice! Although it is not required that you use Wonderland in your project, those that do feature Wonderland will receive two chances at the drawing instead of one! Enter by Friday, April 22 at 8 p.m. Eastern Daylight Time (GMT -4:00) and the winner will be posted sometime on Sunday, April 24
Hi I'm Lynn ,I have been married to my wonderful husband for 34 years WOW. Has it been that long? I also have a grown son, and both of them are the loves of my life, besides Art! I try to find time when I can to play. Can't wait to see what else life will bring me!!
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