So in the continuing story of my postcard creations, here is under the sea again with a steampunk detour.
Love how this turned out, I have been fascinated lately by skeletons here I used cogs, mini cogs and bones chipboard found on my etsy store- BoozyBear
I started with covering the entire 8.5" x 5.5" mix media cardstock with platinum crackle, while the crackle was still wet I arranged the gears in the center in a similar fish shape. Sprinkle on some mini stones and art stones. Added a little extra platinum crackle as glue for stones.
How cool is the crackle- this needs to dry overnight so the crackle can do its thing. Spray with some Lindy's- Lucky Shamrock Green, Gecko Green, Mad Hatter Mix, and Afternoon Delight Denim. Light in the middle, dark towards the edges.
Paint the gears with rust paste, I wanted the stones to sparkle so i painted those with Alchemy- rusty red and added some Lindy's Delphinium Turquoise.
I mixed gesso with texture powder and covered the bones chipboard. I wanted the gears to be visible underneath bones so i cut out ever other bone on fish skeleton.
Painted the fish bones with Alchemy rich turquoise, and deep waters. I highlighted chipboard with steampunk copper, glue onto gears with 3D matte gel. I just got 3D matt gel and I love it!!! Good purchase.
I did some random stamping around fish and along edges, inked around edges with distress ground espresso. I sprinkled shabby white embossing enamel around fish, heat set from underneath.
Here is my favorite part- bubbles, I used water soluble wax pastels colored on in a circle then blended with water- dry.
Once the bubble dried glue on pebble with glossy accents. To highlight the pebble I drew around with charcoal then smeared with my finger.
Added corners- finished
Love how this turned out.
New designs added to my etsy store