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“Bronzed Earth Goddess”

  

Description from Deb Harding: I guess I lied on the pink one...last one this time.

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  1. puppychick  labratbecky
    puppychick labratbecky says:

    GORGEOUS!!!!!!! Love it!

  2. Deb Harding
    Deb Harding says:

    Your opalites kinda match that flower and ribbon. They are so mosaiced in the photo on my phone though they make my eyes hurt.

  3. puppychick  labratbecky
    puppychick labratbecky says:

    I thought they were out of focus cuz they made my eyes go so buggy on Hubby’s laptop. Maybe they are out of focus a tad with all the shiny edges.

  4. Asia
    Asia says:

    I gave in and ordered few flowers and now I want the indigo one too and the opalite it is the never ending story :D

  5. puppychick  labratbecky
    puppychick labratbecky says:

    I totally agree!!!! I am trying to get to the point where I am the creator of all body parts except gemstones, crystals, and metal sheets and wire. As if! :) I want to learn ceramics, polymer clay, and now these lucite flowers! :)

  6. Deb Harding
    Deb Harding says:

    Oh bad girl Asia…but yes I totally get it.

  7. Deb Harding
    Deb Harding says:

    I’m.wondering…does she make the flowers or just paint them. I personally would love to.do.the metal work like Kierstin Giles does. She has incredible jewelry. On etsy as lunedesigns I think. One of the shops I follow. Plus I’d love to make the porcelain beads.

  8. Asia
    Asia says:

    I had some lucite flowers at home, in very unattractive shade of grey, so I did try some acrylic paint on them this morning, it is doable, however I think that she is using a glaze with the paint, BTW Heather French gets her inspiration from Revelstoke meadows one of my favorite hiking area.

  9. puppychick  labratbecky
    puppychick labratbecky says:

    The way they are colored, it almost appears to be an oil-on-water dip kind of paint. My gears are turning. :)

  10. puppychick  labratbecky
    puppychick labratbecky says:

    And I am very jealous of HF’s proximity to some fantastic nature. :)

  11. Asia
    Asia says:

    Deb, she definitely uses ready made flowers and paints them, the secret is how she does it. I want to learn more too , I’m sure that will happen with time that still is my most precious commodity :D

  12. Deb Harding
    Deb Harding says:

    Asia I read that…it.must be beautiful in spring with all the alpine flowers.
    Oh.yea Becky I’ve seen very cool art work done that way.

  13. Asia
    Asia says:

    Keep turning them Becky, after all you are the artist!!!

  14. Deb Harding
    Deb Harding says:

    Her painting reminds me of watercolors but that wouldn’t stay. But what else can achieve that level of blending? Paint with a glaze mix?

  15. Asia
    Asia says:

    That’s what I was thinking, but I’m not an expert on painting, I only have a few colors that I used with PC to give it an aged look, what about alcohol inks? , how do they work?

  16. Asia
    Asia says:

    Where is Becky, is she test driving an idea???

  17. Deb Harding
    Deb Harding says:

    I haven’t used those at all so I don’t know. They market them with scrapbooking stuff in Michaels so…

  18. puppychick  labratbecky
    puppychick labratbecky says:

    If I can get my hands on some clear lucite, I will try a few paints. Alcohol inks would blend like that but you’d have to seal them. There is a kind of really glossy paint that I can’t think of right now that also blends like that. I am not experimenting…..yet….. :)

  19. puppychick  labratbecky
    puppychick labratbecky says:

    What would be really cool is to add drops of dye right into clear lucite in molds as they cool. Have you ever seen glue pellets? It is basically plastic pellets that are melted and then spread on carboard to seal boxes. Sure looks a lot like lucite to me. (I have factory work under my belt, too. :)

  20. Asia
    Asia says:

    :D :D :D

  21. puppychick  labratbecky
    puppychick labratbecky says:

    Time to look into the chemistry behind it. :)

  22. Deb Harding
    Deb Harding says:

    No no its just paint magic. Mustn’t spoil the magic.

  23. Deb Harding
    Deb Harding says:

    I’m soooooo sleepy…

  24. Asia
    Asia says:

    Goo

  25. Asia
    Asia says:

    That was to be go to bed then Deb, I’m with you on the paint magic!!!

  26. puppychick  labratbecky
    puppychick labratbecky says:

    I’m going to bed, too. You’re right–it’s magic. :) So many things to learn, so little time. :)

  27. Deb Harding
    Deb Harding says:

    Cats are still awake…cant go to sleep yet.

  28. Beadzilla aka Wanda
    Beadzilla aka Wanda says:

    This is Gorgeous!

  29. Deb Harding
    Deb Harding says:

    Thanks Wanda.

  30. Laud
    Laud says:

    Love the colors in this pick.

    So much to do–so little time!

  31. Deb Harding
    Deb Harding says:

    LOL….thank yoi Laud.

  32. NY Bella
    NY Bella says:

    Deb, this is awesome!

  33. Julie Shane
    Julie Shane says:

    :) I just love “listening” to you girls talk!!! Thanks for sharing with us.

    Great pick Deb. I bought the luster bronze opalite. Couldn’t resist!
    But I didn’t buy any of the flowers. So when you figure it out… inquiring minds what to know… :)

  34. Deb Harding
    Deb Harding says:

    I totally understamd the opalites. Wish the photo looked better on my phone.

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