Monday, October 27, 2014

MIXED MEDIA LAYOUT USING RECYCLED MATERIALS

Friends, Today am sharing with you all a mixed media layout inspired by gabrielle pollaco's "imagine" LO. I followed her step by step but slightly modified the LO.  Since I dint have many materials for mixed media I used recycled materials to create this LO.


STEP BY STEP:



Initially I cut a piece from packaging cardboard and covered it with canvas paper.


I randomly stuck some pieces of advertisement papers. 


Diluted alcohol inks with water and sprayed them using mini mister. Applied homemade texture paste using a stencil cut out from an old basket. 

All the above embellishments are cut from cereal boxes. 
Then made the under water creatures using white air dry clay and coloured them using pearl paints.

Glued all the embellishments and distressed the edges using red and black inks. The blue stone like embellishments are using hot glue gun and blue paints. I wrote the title using black marker. 

References :


Submitting to

Lessology challenge - Created an under -water scenery . The items recycled are cardboard from packaging boxes, advertisement papers, embellishments made from cereal box , recycled a strawberry basket as a stencil , twine from an old jewellery. 

Craft room challenge - Make your own background - I made my background using dylusion sprays, texture paste and bits of paper. 

The mirror crack'd - Human body - Mermaid - has a human body , human hair


5 comments:

  1. Such a fun little scene! You did awesome with the materials you had!

    Thanks for joining us at LESSology!

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  2. its Awesome Ramya..:) mermaid shape is fabulous..

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  3. I love the scene you have created. The colours and texture are gorgeous! Thanks a lot for sharing it with us at The Mirror Crack'd challenge.

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  4. I'm a big under the sea fan. Love your creation!!! Thanks for joining us over at The Mirror Crack'd! I hope you'll be back again for our new challenge! Hugs, Susanne.

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