For this piece I was inspired by the weekly challenge over at Simon Says Stamp and Show. Their theme this week: things with wings. This piece has been lingering in my mind ever since I splurged on those giant Dresden wings which were purchased at Alpha Stamps. I knew one of the vintage clock faces I had from an estate sale would make a perfect match, at least in my mind.
The face was a bit too large, but I was able to cut the thin metal with shears. I felt it needed some sort of border and I had a light bulb moment, thinking of my weathered clock die from Tim. I created the frame with heavy chipboard, distress stain and gold rub and buff. A few trinkets add some interest and cover a hole in the face, perfect because the spinner can still move. I love incorporating movement and interaction in my art.
The background was tons of fun. There are a bunches of layers and techniques. I used dictionary pages, gesso, distress stains, acrylic paint, stencils and stamps. I managed to use the same die in three totally different applications in this project.
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