Then, I left class early to go to my favorite place to play in San Jose, A Work of Heart. I've done a lot of workshops there, but this one was a lot of fun. It's a "mixed media shadowbox," or "Spooky Shadowbox," as I would like to call it. Here it is:
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It's a small canvas turned backwards and painted black. Then we made a boatload of polymer clay tiles, which we stamped and embossed and baked and painted black and then highlighted with white and silver. We also did two kinds of image transfer, on the right, and in the middle something really cool -- you paint the area with elmer's-type glue, and then when it has a skin on it, you put white paint over it and it all cracks to a nice effect. Finally, I chose a "scaredy cat," a little metal thing, and glued it into the shadowbox area so it protrudes from the hole. I think it came out great! We stamped cobwebs on the edges, too. A very fun project.
My sister's coming to visit in October, and I've arranged for her, me and my daughter to all go down for a "Juicy Collage" workshop. I'm hoping she'll like it, but shhhh . . . don't tell her. (I don't think she reads my blog.)
Have a great day tomorrow! It's Friday!