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Old 05-27-2009, 07:57 AM   #21
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I like em both! Simple yet effective designs. Do you have a base on the second one?
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Old 05-27-2009, 10:02 AM   #22
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Yes my hand. I will probably mount it in a small piece of driftwood.
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Old 05-27-2009, 03:45 PM   #23
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:eek: Ok ms smarty pants!
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Old 05-27-2009, 11:06 PM   #24
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im4dabirds, I would never have guessed that bowl was once a lowly gourd! That is absolutely gorgeous!

havalotta, your reverse painting is excellent and so beautiful! I've always admired reverse glass items but never tried it.

equilibrium, your work is fantastic and yes, it takes alot of trial and error, and practice to get "the feel" of getting it the way you visualize it beforehand. Makes it all worthwhile!

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Old 05-27-2009, 11:35 PM   #25
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Sage Do you have a bit of art or creation you could share? We'd love to see.........
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Old 05-28-2009, 10:59 PM   #26
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A long time ago I did pottery, mostly hand-built or coil These unglazed pieces were made with white clay body, parts of which were colored with various oxides. Clay was rolled into very thin spaghetti-like strands and built inside a oatmeal carton. The designs evolved mostly during creation rather than being drawn first.
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I like them very much!
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Old 05-28-2009, 11:03 PM   #28
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I like those. I also liked your decopage trinket boxes. I tried one using dried and pressed oak leaves. I don't know what I did wrong but mine bubbled. It looked horrible. I might have used too much goop.
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Old 05-28-2009, 11:13 PM   #29
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I like those. I also liked your decopage trinket boxes. I tried one using dried and pressed oak leaves. I don't know what I did wrong but mine bubbled. It looked horrible. I might have used too much goop.
Maybe oak leaves were too big. The stuff on my boxes was all very small, and the watered down glue held them well. Oak leaves could be gorgeous on boxes or trays. I might try tearing them into 4-5 pieces, and then gluing them on in a mosaic fashion. Definitely worth revisiting that idea.
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Tee he, oak leaves are big. That's why I like them. The lobes fascinate me. I'm going to try again but I ruined the box I had bought. I tried to scrape it off to try again but I gouged it and made it worse. This is going to be a winter project. I really think I used the wrong product or used it improperly. I used something called Modge Podge. Does that ring a bell with you?
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