28 June 2017

paper Mache' beginnings ...of my steampunk flying machine......

The beginning of my flying Machine....

 Painted with black gesso to prime


then for the fun part!!
Finnabair's metalique paints, ruste paste and well ...

And then there where 2.......

here's my prima flowers ready to be blackened with gesso....
ruste paste and of course  a sprinkle of glitter.

 All in a row ...but that wasn't near enough!!

I found some  old spoons and decided to cut them up to make a propella...

 I made a spring from Prima's black wire

here are all my rusted flowers

Steampunk Flying Machine

Well helllooooooo there all.... 
yep been busy doing a few things for that time of year again.....
The Prima dt call !!

So I thought I would show off my love for paper mache'....
true Prima style ...mixed media, flowers glitter and altered art!!
What more could ya ask for !! 

So Warning lots of photos !! 
Hope you enjoy 

17 February 2017

My Vintage Helmet Paper Mache Style

Well as promised...
just took longer than I'd hoped, but here are my photo's 
of my still completing helmet.

Yes I made this from scratch, I love, love paper mache' and well this took my creativeness
to a new level!!
See what ya think .....

warning lots of photos !!
Well I had to share my process (wink,wink)

Well here you can see my "Prima flowers" and cogs,wheels leaves ect
that ive started to gesso in black ( Finn Inspired!!)

 Some more "Prima "goodies Oh yes I did......painted them all black!!

 Here is the start of the painting on my helmet

 Yep the hinge works!!

 Had me some fun trying to hold the stencil in place to mould around the head part

Used some Finn stones and black textured sand all over!!
Love this stuff !!

Adding more texture stones and hardware that i had collected

I love this .....my fav steam punking!!

Till next time when I reveal it finished 
Take care xxx