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Jun 29

Copper Queen Shrine

copper queen shrine

 I started out just making a lot of pieces for shrine boxes. Making these boxes is a technique I learned from a book called “Creating Personal Shrines” by Carol Owen. Basically, you paint both sides of foamcore with acrylic (or gesso? Maybe gesso works too) and let it dry. Then you glue ricepaper to each …

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Oct 02

A Collage Sketch

Collage sketch

This is one of my first attempts at collage.  Having just read a book on the matter, I felt obliged to include nearly every technique available to me. The girl’s face is a acrylic transfer of a photo of my daughter.  One of the problems I found with the acrylic transfer is that when washing …

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