Tag Archive: colored pencil

Aug 18

Red Palm Leaf Book

red palm and leaf book

  This is one of those covers that I altered so much that I can hardly remember what the base looked like. I think it was a pink-and-red calico. I did the leaf pattern with black gesso and a texture plate, then painted over the whole thing with red acrylic. the central leaf shape is …

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Dec 20

Mermaid Shrine

mermaid shrine

  I started this the same time I began the other altoids-tin resin shrines. I wanted to find out ¬†which material is the best for sculpting the frame around the altoids tin. One I used paperclay¬†and one I used two-part putty epoxy (except I haven’t posted about that one yet.) This was plaster. I had …

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Dec 13

Yellow Swallow Book

yellow swallow book

  I tend to work on several pieces at once, several shrines, several cups, or several books. With the book covers, I like to do three at the same time. That’s about as many as I can do and still have plenty of room for the covers and all the work-in-progress detrius on my studio …

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