Monday, June 13, 2016

Pirate mixed media

Upon coloring this my 4 yr old asks me what I'm doing.  I show her the pirate I'm coloring and right off the bat she insists that this is going into her room.  So now I have to turn this image into a mixed media piece to be hung on her wall. Luckily I still have some shadow box frames left!

Julia Spiri - Pirate Charlotte digi stamp
Zig wink of stella - gold
Gelly roll pen - silver, gold
DecoArt  - Dimensional effects texture paste
Bobunny - bronze glimmer spray
gesso
Tim Holtz - mini layering stencil set #4
Tim Holtz - Distress Ink evergreen bough, mermaid lagoon, salty ocean, distress stain walnut stain
cheese cloth
gold seed beads
hot glue
assorted sea shell embellishments
sequins
Goosebumps shimmer texture spray

Copics:

Skin - E04, E11, E00, E000, R20
Eyes - G09, G03, C5, C3, 110
Lips -RV32
Hair - E29, E25, E21
Clothes - E70, E40, YR30, 110, C7, C5, C3
Hat & skirt - R89, R14, E18, E09, E27, YR27, Y28, Y15
Belt, sword handle, strap - E18, E15, E13
Bird - B29, B26, B24, Y08, C3, C5, C7, 110
Feathers - C7, C5, C3

 
I first colored this digi stamp "pirate charlotte" with the intentions of making a card. But when my 4 year old asked what I was doing and I showed here the picture she demanded it be for her room.  Which mind you she doesn't sleep in yet! So turned this cute digi into a mixed media project for her wall.
 
 
 
This is a pretty wide box frame so I decided to make the ocean extend out to the floor of the frame.  The paper was perfect for the image wish I could tell you which designer paper it was but this was a piece of scrap I had left for a while now.
 
 
I sprayed the cheese cloth with my bobunny shimmer spray and hot glued some shell embellisments.  I also hot glued it to the inside of the frame. After that I created my treasure pile by just laying down a puddle of hot glue waiting for it to cool down and add more for more height.
 
 
As you can see here I painted my hot glue pile with DecoArt metallics gold paint. I then randomly went over spots with tombow aqua mono liquid glue and threw some seed beads on it.  I used foam pop dots to adhere my pirate. once my glue was dry I brushed off the excess beads.
 
 
And finally the inside is complete with the addition of some random jewels and shells. And no self respecting pirate treasure is complete without a skull!
 
 
 
 And finally the finished product! I used a dark walnut stain on the out side of the frame.
Thanks for stopping bye!
 
I would like to enter this in the Simon Says Stamps blog Monday challenge blog - world traveler
 
 
 

5 comments:

  1. Wow! wow! Awesome creation! Absolutely Stunning! Love!
    Hugs, Julia xx

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  2. Gorgeous shadow frame! Your daughter is going to love it!

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  3. Gorgeous creation! Love your work and every little detail you've added is perfect! Thanks for joining us this week on Simon Says Monday challenge Blog! Barbara

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