Today I’m sharing my altered heart that I made using the February mixed media kit. Here’s what’s in the kit:
And, here’s what I came up with:
Then I gave the burlap as well as the rest of the elements a whitewashed coat of gesso. Once primed, I added some of the Prima Sparks paints to the flowers, just lightly and repeatedly adding the paints using a fan brush until I got the coverage just right.
Next, I used a stippling brush to add the Prima gold wax. I gave the wood and flowers more attention that the layers of wood and burlap of the heart. You can see the gold in this closeup of the wicker hearts. I started the project by gluing and sewing everything to the heart.
To complete the project I added some details from my stash to adorn the inside of the Prima Memory Hardware shutters: the background paper is from this month’s scrapbook kit. The quote is cut from a Prima notecard, and the corners are metal filagree.
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