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How to do a faux scrimshaw skull with milagros c rivera

Do a Faux Scrimshaw Skull With Milagros C Rivera

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Paint your crown with vintage distress medium

Paint your crown with vintage distress medium

Leave your crown to dry, you can speed the process by using a heat gun

Leave your crown to dry, you can speed the process by using a heat gun

Before and after

Before and after

You can choose to add colors rubbing the crayon directly over your design too

You can choose to add colors rubbing the crayon directly over your design too

I used the three different mediums to see the differences between them. As you can see the vintage is ready to go!

I used the three different mediums to see the differences between them. As you can see the vintage is ready to go!

Begin your composition, the placement of pieces

Begin your composition, the placement of pieces

Paint your wood and components with black heavy gesso

Paint your wood and components with black heavy gesso

Carefully apply 3D gloss gel and drop several micro beads to create the illusion of a glass hour clock

Carefully apply 3D gloss gel and drop several micro beads to create the illusion of a glass hour clock

I've created 2 separate time frames

I've created 2 separate time frames

I'm exploring the possibility of creating a faux patina

I'm exploring the possibility of creating a faux patina

I'm using distress crayons First coat of vintage photo being careful to rub over the raised design

I'm using distress crayons First coat of vintage photo being careful to rub over the raised design

Second color

Second color

Third color

Third color

Do the same with your metal corners

Do the same with your metal corners

Using crazy medium paint over your stencil

Using crazy medium paint over your stencil

I used black modeling paste for the raised design

I used black modeling paste for the raised design

Metal and die cuts grabbed the color I was going for!

Metal and die cuts grabbed the color I was going for!

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  • Relicx and Artifacts ancient soul
  • Relics and Artifacts wooden tray
  • TiTim Holtz distress mediums
  • Tim Holtz distress crayons
  • Black gesso
  • Black modeling paste
  • Metal corners
  • Die cuts
  • Metal gears
  • Micro beads
  • 3d gloss gel
  • Stencils
  • Scissors
  • Stamp
  • Archival ink