Wednesday, November 5, 2008


I am happy to have finally finished this ATC. Its components had been lost following the move back from AZ then it just kinda fell off my radar screen-- you know how that can happen? But now it can head towards Barb's house....yay!  

I collaged a music-themed background then did some of Claudine Hellmuth's peeling paper technique and a blue acrylic paint wash.  To the image I added two of my least favorite things to work with: microbeads embedded in glue, and a feather.  I got the darn microbeads on clearance and they seemed dried out, but maybe that's how they were supposed to be? Anyway, they're a PITA to apply to paper unless you want a big glob of them, even after I'd thinned them down with water.  And feathers never seem to lay right for me, plus the adhesive can make them look matted down and unnatural unless you get it only on the spine.  But the final product came out O.K., I think.
I hope you like it, Barb.


Jill said...

I love this ATC!!!!

Nelly said...

Hi Debra -- I just posted a tag I made with some of your neat supplies you sent me when I won your Halloween ATC. Hope you can stop by and check it out. Having a ball with all the goodies you sent me!

Nelly said...

I forgot to say, this ATC is really wonderful! Love your words on it and everything about it.