Wednesday, 28 October 2009

Small plaque

I made this small plaque, 3 x 3 inches, this afternoon.

I started with a scrap of metal which I embossed with the uneven rectangles, using an embossing board. This was then stuck on half of a chipboard square previously primed with gesso. I painted the other half of the square with copper Ferro paint, overlapping the embossed metal. Whilst the Ferro paint was still wet I stamped into it to create a textured pattern. Once dry, I painted both the metal and Ferro paint with turquoise Viva paint. I highlighted the texture of the metal with copper Viva paint before applying some green Viva paint to both the metal and Ferro paint. The bird is made of Grungeboard, stamped twice so that I could add a second wing to give some dimension.

3 comments:

Nettie said...

Stunning Jackie! I have never worked with metal like that, maybe I should try! love your work ;o) Nettie

Etha said...

This is so super cool! I have no clue what the materials are that you worked with, but it sure looks amazing!

WendyK said...

Love this one, fab colour and composition

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