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Christian Mixed Media
"Upcycled materials, paper mache, air dry clay, took a month to finish. Placed on my wall to remind myself God's grace and He walks with us every day through our trials. I used a number of techniques to achieve the heart and angel wings that consisted of resin in moulds, as well I used UTEE for center heart with a silohuette of 2 children. Used pearlized mediums for wings and shading with distress technique. Thank you"
- 16x20 canvas
- foam board
- air-dry clay
- wire mesh
- tissue paper
- metallic wax
- paper mache
Prepped canvas with black gesso,dry
constructed paper mache heart with mod podge and tissue paper dry completely.
Constructed angel wings with foam board and printed white tissue paper with various stamps, glued to foam board, allow to dry completely
The arch of angel wings was cardboard, plastic bags, painters tape and wire mesh to form arch ( one piece) then covered with DIY texture paste allowed to completely dry, when dry I applied mod podge and printed white tissue paper again dry
I used air dry clay above heart on both sides to llook like parchment with a stamp embossed into clay allow to dry then aged with pearlized medium and dark distress
Feathers were made with 2 part resin and molds along with some air dry clay used pearlized medium and dark distress.I also used some silver gilding
Letters were from grunge board to painted with black
Red heart painted with black gesso and highlighted with metallic acrylic paint,waxes ,
Center heart I used UTEE melted to pour on a heart shape I used a mask of 2 children for image then poured melted UTEE with rubber stamp embossed into the heart
NotesI would love to hear your feedback and feel free to ask questions
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