This months mood board was a little bit of a challenge for me. The purple and green colour combination is not usually colours i combine. However i'm totally happy with the end result of this Altered Candle Holder.
I started out with this very plain, gothic looking Candle Holder i've had laying around my house for many years. I covered the whole project with a good layer of white gesso. I also painted (2 crafty) chipboards, resins and a clay face i had in my stash.
I used LUMIERE (halo-violet gold) acrylic paint on all the pieces. I left a white edge on the candle holder so i could use lindy's sprays and wax to create a lush green. I also used a combination of Purple Hues Lindy's sprays over the acrylic paint. Full list of products available at the end of the blog.
I used a combination of green hues in the lindy's range to create a lush colour i was happy with. I also added a little Magical Shakers to add highlights then finally some (mint sparkle) wax until i was happy. I did the same process on the chipboards. I also added a little of the (Electric Violet) Wax to all the purple Embellishments. I used a sofy brush to add the purple wax and my finger to rub on the mint wax
I also added moss, mini prills, used alot more (mint Sparkle) wax to highlight and flat back purple gems.
2 crafty clock chip boards, leaf chip boards,
LUMIERE Halo-Violet Gold Acrylic Paint,
(Flat Fabio urban amethyst, starburst sprays hi maintenance magenta, starburst squirts polite people purple.Moon Shadow mist tawny turquoise, starburst sprays bells of ireland green, cathedral pines green. Magical Shaker Lederhosen Laurel.)
Finnabair Wax - Mint Sparkle, Electric Violet.
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