FUN technique in the MIX challenge! And staples for the F4A ... thanks ladies!
Background was made using the MIX challenge technique - bag it! I used dress pattern paper. I layered bunches of the stuff, adhering each layer to another using Golden's matt medium. Lost count of all the paints I used ... having way too much fun .... but they were by Golden and Lumiere. Also used the TH distress inks. After the paints were dry, using a palette knife, I added Golden's Clear Tar Gel and Glass Bead Gel .. just here and there which gave it the coolest glow irl.
The image panel are just some of my practice pieces of fused glass...I'm learning my new kiln. I was gonna toss them, figuring they are scrap, but a friend said she wanted them so I thought it would be fun to give them to her on a card rather than just tossed in a bag. Sentiment is stapled on and then added another staple.
Date: Friday, March 14, 2014 GMT Views: 1101
Registered: March 31, 2008 Location: Eastlake, OH Posts: 20143
Fri, Mar 14, 2014 @ 10:47 AM
WOW WOW WOW! Now THIS is mixed media and the fused glass is gorgeous! Holy cow, this is amazing and that background is mind boggling! Sure wish I saved those old patterns of mine now. Fabulous and into favorites!
Registered: February 5, 2007 Location: St. Louis, MO Posts: 60051
Fri, Mar 14, 2014 @ 1:42 PM
Mary Ann, your talent in so many art medias really has me in awe. First, I LOVE those glass pieces with their shapes and colors. The rich, metallic bg you created is exquisite, yet doesn't distract from your lovely glass. It fantastic how you can combine your various arts.
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Registered: July 27, 2007 Location: Dublin, Ireland Posts: 68040
Fri, Mar 14, 2014 @ 2:35 PM
The combination of layers of paper and colour has made a totally amazing background. Combined with your equally amazing fused glass so-called scraps, this is like a little piece of art. It reminds me of when we visited a glass jewellery studio in Corfu last year.