Altered Metal Box
I've had this metal pen box for a few months with no idea what to do with it. I love all this Egyptian so as soon as i saw these stunning Egyptian Resins available in store i knew exactly what to do.
I started by using a very rough sandpaper and scratched up the metal so the gesso would stick.
I gave the box a really good coat of white gesso.
I then wrapped the box with strips of ragged lace. (forgot to take photos)
Once dry i painted the box with white gesso and attached the resins with gel medium. I also painted the resins with white gesso.
I started by covering the fabric with a combination of lindy's spray,
(yellow rose of Texas, Glory of the Seas Gold)
I then dripped Lindy's starburst squirts
(Banff Blue) down from the top. I sprayed a lot of water to blend the colours together.
I also used Lindy's Magical Shaker
(Black Forrest Black). I used the shaker directly onto the resins and used water to spread the colour around. I added more
(Yellow Rose of Texas) until i was happy with the colour.
I then used Nuvo Crystal Drops (Grande) to highlight the details on the resins. I applied the (Grande) with a paint brush.
The photos don't show the light shimmer this project has. So pretty when the light hits it.
Thank you for viewing my project.
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Hellooo Everyone... My name is Amanda Mason. I am a Mixed Media Artist, Teacher and Product Educator....I have been a creative person all my life and have a Diploma In Multimedia and Graphic Design. I always wanted to blend that with Mixed Media, which I have been doing since about 2015...I am self taught and love to experiment and explore with products and what they do.....I hope you enjoy following me and my fabulous team on our creative journey.......
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