It is time for my last project
for the Creative Team. It was a wonderful time and a splendid experience for me. I’m so glad to
have spend this magical era at Finanbair’s court with such merry and
bright companions, sitting around a well set mixed media table...
We shared our art secrets, inspirations and a pure joy of creating. How
lucky I’m to have such beautiful memories to be cherished!
As my farewell post I'd like to present Folk Birds - my alteration of an ordinary metal tin turned into a folky style container.
I started with taking off a label from a tin and cleaning it thoroughly.
Then I glued pages from vintage dictonaries around the tin using Soft Gloss Gel
. Don't try to do it too precisely, a bit of imperfection here and there may only add some artistic value to your work.
When the papers dried, I put a transparent and uneven coat of White Gesso
mixed with the blue Metallique
Art Alchemy paint. Again - not worrying about doing it too perfectly.
I decorated the lid with similar vintage papers and attached a Mechanical
I cut out and painted two birdy silhouettes and painted them with Art Alchemy
The birds were glued down along with a metal Tin Heart
to the center of the tin.
I doodled a bit and traced their shapes with a black pen and acrylics.
A round Art Pebble
with a piece of vintage paper glued down underneath, was attached to the Mechanical centerpiece on the lid.
To make my tin more textural, I added a pinch of Mini Art Stones
onto chosen areas.
I stamped a few vintage patterns around the focal element. Then I added highlights with delicate brush strokes of Mica Powders
. They stuck perfectly to the previously painted elements.
Before I say goodbye, I'd like to celebrate my great time spent with
Finnabair Creative Team with a gift for you, dear readers. :) I'm giving
away a small part of my creative journey that I’m so grateful for.
If you would like to grab this Denim Journal of mine, please leave your comment below this post from 10th to 20th of October.
Have a cosy and relaxing evening!