Tuesday, 7 July 2015

Friendship

Hi Everybody!
Hope you are all well!
Thanks for the nice comments last week.

Just a quick post, the day was too hot and time has just run through my hot and sticky fingers!

I used Michelangelo's wonderful painting as my image as I wanted to use the quote, 'Where hands reach out in friendship, hearts are touched by joy'. I mounted the image onto scrap card and gave it a coat of Deco Art crackle varnish. I surrounded it with a frame made with Golden crackle paste, which I painted with gesso and then distressed with various shades of gold, green and black, adding some perfect pearls for more effect. I wanted to create the effect of an old plaster wall with the painting in the middle. I mounted it all onto peeled Cardboard, painted with gold chalk paint.






Have a great week you all, take care, 
and thanks a lot for coming by!

Valerie

11 comments:

  1. A fabulous tag Valerie, the textures are brilliant; the crackles are wonderful! {{Hugs}} :o)

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  2. Anonymous07 July, 2015

    Love how you made this, really beuatiful details and crackle. Hugs, Sarah

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  3. looks amazing .So vintage ..beautiful tag and quote .
    Hugs Shirley-Anne

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  4. wow, this is a powerful piece with the loveliest message. it is really beautiful! xo

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  5. A stunning mini artwork Valerie with so much feeling and wonderful textures.

    Love Chrissie xx

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  6. Fabulous textures and colours. Love the look of it.

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  7. This really does look like an old plaster wall - I love the crackles and the color!!! Great tag!!

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  8. The textures you created are so perfect for the image you used, and the quote is just lovely. Gorgeous tag.

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  9. wow das ist fantastisch - eine wirklich geniale Idee und einfach sagenhaft wie du es umgesetzt hast!!! Das gefällt mir sehr gut!

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  10. Hi Valerie - love your artistic tag

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