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Growing in Unity - Day 3 {Tick Toc}



So how did your New Year start?  Was it grand and to be remembered?

We said goodbye to 2012 at the Art Museum.  Fun.  And I got to wear my fancy new Christmas cowboy boots, so at least I left 2012 in style.

Ah well, my wonderful holiday is over.  Back at work.  Back watching the clock, which is what inspired my project today.  Because you know, if you have to watch the hours pass, it ought to be a beautiful one, yes?

My fingers and nails were blue for two days after I finished this.  Even with my fancy getup on at the party, my fingers were a sight.   So, this is a hardboard canvas that painted and stamped and layered and painted and stamped some more.  Then made it into a clock.

The stamp set I used for this is a little bit washi. Anyway, I just LOVE the results.  I took it to work so that at least there was a little excitement.

Here is a close-up of the texture created from the layers and letters!




Remember to leave me a comment below for your change to win 2 itty bitty stamps from Unity!  Make it exciting...tell me how your going to spend your time this year!

Comments

Karenladd said…
WOW!!! This is amazing!!! Love the sense of dimension you got from all that color layering!!!
Jennifer said…
What a great project!!! LOVE all the texture and colors and it's even functional!!! (=
marg0006 said…
Great work Looks difficult to make.

marg0006 at verizon dot net
KC Inspired said…
I LOVE doing mixed media. Your project is very inspiring. I hadn't thought of using chipboard letters-will be trying it.

This year I want to really inspire and encourage people with my art. Want to incorporate more scripture and encouraging verses/words.

So many people are discouraged and depressed-I want to lift them up and point them in God's direction.

Have a Happy New Year!
Miriam Prantner said…
This is beautiful! What a cool project,love how you used all thsoe alphas!
Julie Odil said…
I am totally baffled by how you did this, but I just love it. The dimension is awesome!
Jen said…
Awesome!!! A clock! I love the colors!
cmarie said…
What a great project! Love it.
{VICKI} said…
OMG

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this!

TFS!!!!!!!!
Carol said…
That is gorgeous! Thanks for sharing.

Happy New Year!

Carol B
ciaoitalia2007(at)gmail(dot)com
Ruby said…
Wow This is an amazing work of art. You are very talented.
Sue D said…
Very colorful!! I hope to spend time entering challenges and organizing and using up old supplies this year.
slrdowney at hotmail dot com
sharon g said…
You are very artsy. What a great look--especially for the craft room--you won't lose track of time that way...
Lindsey said…
Jaw-dropping awesome! Will you take it to work, so you might actually appreciate having to clock-watch? :P
Lucy said…
Wow-now that's a clock! Very awesome piece!
Amber said…
This is fantastic! I have a couple of canvas projects in mind to start here as soon as I get Christmas packed away!
Debbie said…
Love it! I would enjoy a time-out with that clock.

This year I plan on sewing a bunch of burlap and fabric ruffled tree skirts. Made one for my daughter-in-law for Christmas and it is beautiful. I also plan on stamping on fabric. Maybe some kitchen towels and my own text fabric and some subway-art boards. I want to try my hand at printing pictures on fabric for a memory pillow or wall hanging. Haven't decided which one yet but I do have the printer fabric sheets waiting on me to get with the plan.

Thanks for sharing your beautiful clock art.

Have a great New Year.

Debbie
Debbie said…
Love it! I would enjoy a time-out with that clock.

This year I plan on sewing a bunch of burlap and fabric ruffled tree skirts. Made one for my daughter-in-law for Christmas and it is beautiful. I also plan on stamping on fabric. Maybe some kitchen towels and my own text fabric and some subway-art boards. I want to try my hand at printing pictures on fabric for a memory pillow or wall hanging. Haven't decided which one yet but I do have the printer fabric sheets waiting on me to get with the plan.

Thanks for sharing your beautiful clock art.

Have a great New Year.

Debbie
FeistyCrafter said…
This is such a cool mix media project !! Love It!
Scrappin' Diva said…
Great job on the clock. Love all the colors and layering. I am going to spend more time with family and friends and crafting. I haven't done too much in 2012 but hope to do more this year!
Marcy H. said…
Amazing project!! Love all the color!!

SHartl said…
I never work with 3-D unless it's just paper so I am in awe of you! This is so artsy and fun!
Tracy said…
Saw it on the Unity blog and woohoo looove what you have done..AMAZING!!
xoxo
Ava Gavloski said…
great work, blue fingers and all. saw this on the blog and you did a great job with peeks of unity. i am heading to costa rica mid jan to mid feb. that should get rid of the winter weather.
Jessica Buffa said…
Rebecca, this is GORGEOUS! I am a huge fan of color and love "grabbing rainbows" every chance I get. When your hands are a "sight" just tell people that is what you were doing...LOL! I would love it if you could give a few pointers to a novice like myself on how you created this lovely piece! I hope 2013 has prosperity, happiness, good health, and good fortune for you! I plan to get the steam put under the Pinque Peacock Train and release tons of fabulous new ideas for everyone to behold!
:O)
Jessica B.
Natasha G.P. said…
I like all of the colors you chose. I've never made anything that bold before. I need to try it.
Carol L said…
What an awesome piece of artwork! It may have turned your fingers blue for a while, but the result is quite amazing! I'm probably going to spend my time as I always do - trying to find joy in each day regardless of what comes down the road. I find that being kind to others makes life better for me as well :)
Denise Bryant said…
Very cool mixed media project! Looks like a lot of fun to create!
DeniseB

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