This blog is about creating mixed media projects and maybe a card or two, while also having fun along the way. I hope to make you laugh out loud and enjoy the art we create. I may share some info about pets because I am an avid animal person and also a Vet Tech.Happy Crafting!Carpe Diem!
Friday, May 15, 2015
Eyes Tested is the new challenge at SanDee&Amelie's Steampunk Challenge this month. We would like to see anything related, like: monocles, eye charts, goggles, eyes, get it? Lol! I was going to do goggles but it didn't work out so I decided to do an eye and monocle.
I started with a Manila folder I cut down to make the tag size I wanted. I then added all the die cuts, metal trinkets and flowers. And I added the monocle and cut out a circle where the monocle goes.
I stamped my Snellen eye chart on black cardstock and embossed it with copper embossing powder. I then painted the entire tag, elements and all, with black gesso.
I grabbed some Inka Gold, Silks, and Primary Elements powders and kept adding here and there until I liked the look of my tag.
The top of the tag has more gold to it and also some green/yellow tint.
The bottom of the tag has more blues. I wanted to create a sort of gradient (I need more practice with that technique!)
The little banner was embossed and the sentiment says-it's all perspective. Haha! So fitting for me during the time I made this tag as my art mojo seemed to leave me for a month.
I do hope you pop over to SanDee&Amelie's Steampunk Challenge and have a go! Carpe Diem!