Wednesday, December 31, 2008

Angelina Vessel

I went online to the Fiber Mixed Media Group and Connie V. had posted a question about making vessels with Angelina. I had never heard of the anyone trying to do this so, of course, needed to try. Here is my first attempt. I thought that using a glass jar as a mold would work best and used this unopened jar of spicy Sicilian spagetti sauce. I cheated a bit and used fantasy film as a base, but after making it, I don't think it was necesary. At first covering it with the parchment paper was tough while holding the iron but after a few attempts, I got the hang of it.
The photo on the left is the semi-finished product! It used an entire bag of angelina! I would like to add more now in different colors and add stamped images???

New little creatures

The butterfly is made using Art glitter on acetate and the other two are angelina.

Foil and Art glitter

On the left is a sample with Art Glitter; it is so much fun. At first I really poo-poo-ed it, but now love the stuff. It is so fine, like fairy dust and can handle the hot temps of irons and heat guns without burning. On the right are samples of using stamps with foils.

Tuesday, December 30, 2008

Angelina Samples

I am teaching a class this month on all things shiny. Well, I guess not EVERYTHING, but on angelina, foils, art glitter, and hot-fix crystals. I have spent the past couple of days making samples and here are just a fe