This months mood board is simply stunning. Teal and copper are two of my personal favourite colour combinations. As i love these colours so much i just had to create two Altered bottles.
I basically used the same products on both bottles, just in different ways.
I started buy lightly sanding an old rose bottle with rough sand paper. I then gave it a good coat of crackly paste. I then used a combination of rust paste and lindy's spray to achieve the perfect copper/rust look i was after.
Over a couple of days i played around with a mixture of lindy's sprays. I used Flat Pabio (ocean breeze blue) as the base colour. I then worked in (tibetan poppy teal, azure sea asters, time travel teal) as well as using starburst squirts (banff blue), this was fantastic to work over the rust areas with a stiff brush. I also used a little of (bayou boogie gold) over the rust to give it a darker/richer colour.
Then i went a little crazy with fun things. I used finnabair wax (old denim and peacock) over old jewellery and chipboards. Full list of products at the end of the blog. I used rust and green coloured moss, rust painted resins and mini prills to decorate.
With my second bottle i also used a rough sand paper, this helps the gesso or crackle paste stick tot eh bottle. I used white gesso with this bottle. I used a thick, soft brush to dab the gesso on, leaving beautiful patterns. I also used two fabric doileys to add a little more texture. I added an old embellishment from an old hand bag and a crown resin.
I wanted to make this bottle a little brighter than the first one. I started out using finnabair opal magic (teal) as the base. I then went over it with squirts and sprays. Again i worked with all the colours i used on the first bottle., just in reverse.
Again, i went a little crazy with product. I used the same as the first bottle. Rust covered resins, jewellery, beads, mini prills, moss and chip boards.
There you go. Two Altered rose bottles, Teal and copper.
Check out the online store for all the products used.
Finnabair Rust Paste (gold, red, brown)
Finnabair Wax (Old Denim, Peacock)
Finnabair Opal Magic (Teal)
(Time Travel Teal, Azure sea asters,Tibetan poppy teal, Bayou boogie gold, Glory of the seas gold)
Stardust Squirts (Banff blue)
Flat Fabio (Ocean breeze blue)
Mini Prills, randomarts resins, 2crafty Clock faces chip boards, foliage chip boards.
Hellooo Everyone... My name is Amanda Mason. I am a Mixed Media Artist, Instructor and Product Educator....
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