Friday, April 11, 2014

Steampunk Mucha Arch



This project has been lying on my work table half finished for ages!  As I was trying to get some cleaning done in my crafty space, I was of course distracted by this little unfinished object.




The background paper is from Graphic 45's Steampunk Spells.  I also used the tiny gears from the Steampunk Spells Flowers when I was adding all the fun embellishments.




In order to add a bit of mystery, I had to use some glitter.  I added some highlights with stickels glitter glue in two different colors.  Also used were some gear die cuts someone gave me as I still need to purchase this one.  To give the gears texture I misted them with Perfect Pearls.



The base of the project is from Gina's Designs. It was painted with black gesso and then dusted with a bit of copper gilders paste. Of course I had to add lots of metal do dads to give the piece some weight and interest. 

I just love how this one turned out! 

Cheers,

Rhea

8 comments:

  1. The gears at the bottom are my favorite part of this.

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  2. Gorgeous! I too have a TON of unfished projects nagging at me :)

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  3. Beautiful!! Love the art nouveau and steampunk combination.

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