Thursday, 17 November 2011

AEDM D17


Unfortunately last night's meditation was cancelled as everybody else couldn't make it. Good job I didn't rush then ;)

So instead there was more creativity, and extra work on the book.

The tissue at the top was given several coats of clear UTEE to build up a nice thick layer, and then the heat gun turned up full blast so that it melted and ran.
Top Tip: keep your fingers out of the way, because when it drips it's not only hot, it sticks! A bit like cheese does when it's toasted.

Once the top was finished, the bottom received a few layers of embossing - Winter Wonderland and Kaleidoscope, and then a dusting of Kaleidoscope to give some sparkle to the rest of the cover.

Now that I've done all that, I'll cut a hole in it. Hmmmm....  Planning?

12 comments:

  1. Looking very cool. I'm waiting for the UTEE I ordered to arrive so I can start experimenting :).
    Stay inspired!

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  2. This page looks sensational as it is. Can't wait to see what emerges next! penny

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  3. It is coming on nicely with the texture developing. UTEE is great stuff, very useful!
    Thought Winter Wonderland was your name for the book:) Then I realised!
    It is a very frosty scene you have created, a (white out) sort of winter scene. But we'll have wait and see where you take it.
    Don't you just love the first day of heavy snow when it is blanket-white, a white out?.
    Gwen xx

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  4. Wow - some excellent texture showing - can't wait to see what develops! visiting from AEDM

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  5. Heavenly textures! This is one incredible book cover!

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  6. great progress you're making Nigel

    I often feel that when I am creating it is a kind of meditation

    I cut my holes/niches first before altering my book...and now realize that made things a bit trickier

    anxious for your next steps
    oxo
    p.s. not rushing you of course ;)

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  7. the texture is worth the cheese burns I think.... this will be an amazing cover!!!

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  8. The texture is really cool. I think that you could do some really great stuff wit that!

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  9. This looks very intriguing! I've learnt about UTEE only recently, but somehow, I'm still too scared of the heat gun thing and all. But I really like the texture, and I'm looking forward to see how you proceed with this!

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  10. Creating definitely has its meditating effects, great to see your texture, looking forward to seeing what comes next. Have a great weekend. Amanda
    Art Blog
    Amanda - Realityarts-Creativity

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