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Saturday, 2 April 2011

Dragonfly duet altered pocket watch :D



Well, this turned in to quite a labour of love - in other words a chore!!! LOL :D

I treated myself to some resin a while ago and I was a little bit scared of it!!!
I made some little embellies to start with but it wasn't right and I started this project and couldn't get it to dry :(
I realised I wasn't getting the mix right!!

Luckily you can layer up resin and can't see where its layered so I finally got the mix right today to finish off this piece :D

I used my dichroic technique with croco to start with.
I coated my piece of lace with matte medium on both sides because resin soaks in to the fibres and it would become invisible with the resin - the same happens to paper!!

I stuck my embellies down with glossy accents then layered in the resin.

I finished it off by colouring the embellies with inka gold and adding a little bit of distress stickles on the resin to hide my pokeyisitdryyet finger prints :D

I'm so disappointed that you can't see the depth in the photo :( and blogger won't let me add anymore for some reason :(

yeyyyy I can now :D

Hugs'n'snogs,
Julie xx

8 comments:

  1. What a beautiful piece Julie. The resin makes it look like a pool that has lots of hidden treasures in its depths.

    Toni xx

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  2. Wow Julie, this is GORGEOUS!!!! LOVE IT!!!

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  3. so pretty! love the musical sheet in the background, nice touch!

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  4. The pocket watch is gorgeous! I am going to repost this on our facebook page too!

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  5. I love the embellished pocket watch.

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