Sunday, 26 October 2014

31 Days of Halloween - Day 26

Hello folks, and it’s day 26 of the Smeared and Smudged 31 days of Halloween Blog Hop.  All you have to do to take part is to hop through each of the Wicked Blogs that are participating and leave a comment on each project.  All Horrifying Hoppers will receive a Survival Button at the end of the month to proudly post on their blog.

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If you're hoping for an update about the Harry Potter studios, I am recovering from yesterday's excursion and all I will say for now is that it is AMAZING and if you have a chance to go don't hesitate, just get there.  I want to watch all the films again!  

Can you believe that Halloween is on Friday - where does the time go to?   Earlier this year I was lucky enough to get to a workshop with the wonderful Hels Sheridan, who does wonderful stuff with Melt Pots and beeswax and tissues and stuff, and this canvas is based on what I learned.  (There's good stuff on YouTube by Suze Weinberg if you're interested in the technique.  I've used stamps from De Stempelwinkel again and the flowers and bat are moulded - the flowers are air-dry clay painted black and the bat is polymer clay.   Because the polymer clay is quite thin in places, I left the bat in the mould when I baked it- the silicon is quite happy in the oven. 

 I had a bit of black card that I'd die cut with an On The Edge die that looked as if it belonged on the canvas, so I added that as well.

I made the little spider dangler with a charm I got from Ebay. 


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12 comments:

DogsMom said...

Wonderful canvas! I think you get your money's worth at workshops.
Thanks for the youtube suggestions too.
I don't want October to end, but I will have crafty videos to keep me company this winter.

(AJ) ArtJypsy said...

Fun piece. Love the background and the elements you used.

DonnaMundinger said...

Cool texture with the wax and I love your molded pieces. The die cut is perfect on the edge. Great canvas. xxD

TangledBlueRose said...

I love your molded pieces! Such cool embellies. Love the drippy sentiment. Awesome page and such good stuff to see!~kim

NanB said...

Fleur de lis edge..wonderful, new to me melting pot background and fab stamps...loving this enormously!!

Steph said...

Amazing canvas, love your molded roses and bat.

Leigh S-B - The Sharpie Domino Queen said...

Wicked cool creation, love all the details!

Susan Renshaw said...

Must go to HP World...

Love your creation today - every little part...!!

Sarah Bales Strom said...

Super canvas! Love how you have it displayed!

Julia said...

Awesome canvas! Beautiful details and love the charm.

Rebecca pettit said...

Love the flowers and the image

Christine Kiehl said...

This turned out so cool! Thank you for the tip on the Youtube videos too! I will have to go and really dig into some of those myself!