Lightly paint wood with white gesso, leaving about 1/2" around the sides. Paint over with clear gesso. Add some strips of printed washi tape.
Use Art Anthology Mud through the Blocked stencil down the middle and dry. Wrap jute string as shown and secure with adhesive on back.
Form a heart using air dry clay or other modeling material. Use copper wire to create a swirl pattern wrapping the wire through holes made in the clay. Allow to dry before creating the wire part.
You do not need to paint the heart black. Mine was already made prior to creating this piece.
Once heart is dry and complete, adhere to your piece and add some hot glue drips under it. Let dry completely.
Place all of the gears, flowers, and other embellishments and glue down when satisfied with the look.
Coat all in heavy white gesso. Add sprays of AA Siesta Key. Spritz with water and stand up to allow it to run. Dry and move on to next colorations sprays drying in between each with heat tool.
Spray with AA Fairy Dust Ice and dry. Use the AA Rust Set on metal gears and parts.
Add your dragonfly or other insect and paint with AA Sorbet in Kenyan Copper. Brush over with the Amber from Rust set.
Add a few flowers that are not painted white for pops of color.
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- Art Anthology Colorations Spray Sedona
- Art Anthology Colorations Spray Siesta Key
- Art Anthology Colorations Spray Peacock Feathers
- Art Anthology Fairy Dust Spray Ice
- Art Anthology Blocked Stencil
- Art Anthology Mud
- Art Anthology Rust Set
- White Gesso
- Flexible Copper Wire
- Paperclay heart
- 3D Matte Gel or Strong adhesive
- Metal gears and parts
- Dragonfly metal embellishment
- Small wooden plank
- jute string
- printed washi tape