OK, I'll admit this is really different....
and kind of creepy.
But I guess, sometimes Steampunk is exactly that.
Anyway, I really had a fun time making this one with lots of
Retro Cafe Art Gallery
Coffee Break Design Cut Outs,
and some other new products in
First, I took out a few Relics and Artifacts and some
Art Alchemy Paints from Finnabair.
The one on the left is with Rich Turquoise and Black Gesso, and the one on
the right is with several Opal Magics and Black Gesso.
You just have to experiment and keep adding or rubbing off the paints.
Opal Magic colors and some Light Patina.
Each way you turn it brings out a different color.
I used Aqua-Rose, Yellow-Blue and Blue-Gold here.
The Mechanicals and Gears are painted with Metalliques and more
Opal Magics. Some are left as is as well.
The Butterfly has Fresh Orange on the Wings, and Aqua-Rose on the body.
I painted the body with Black Gesso and then dry-brushed
Opal Magics all around.
I used my Left-Over mix of Copper Micro Beads and
Platinum Glass Glitter as filler.
Maybe the reason I think it's kind of creepy is because I think this really
looks a lot like an actor that was recently in a movie.
I used Structure Medium to stiffen up the lace and added a few
of the Rhinestone Chain links to blend in the head and torso.
The Wire didn't show up as well as I'd hoped, so I added a layer
of Gold Rush Metallique to brighten it up.
The German Dresden is dusted with Turquoise Inka Gold.
As a last ditch effort, I cut apart the Iron Orchid Design piece I
made with the Baroque 3 mold and LOW-TEMP hot glue, painted
it with Violet-Green Opal Magic and glued it on for
a bit of contrast and flare. That OM color will knock your
All the paints can be used right on the metal embellishments. The large
gear is painted with Silver Spoon and the one right under the
Butterfly is painted with Gold Rush, Fresh Orange and some
Turquoise Inka Gold.
What do you think??? Too creepy, or just enough?
Finnabair Art Ingredient - Platinum Glass Glitter, Copper Micro Beads
Finnabair Art Alchemy Metallique Paints
Finnabair Art Alchemy Opal Magic Paints