Monday, 2 January 2017

Little Miss Glitter Berry



After we'd finally finished off the meat, pork pie, salad stuff, pigs in blankets and cheese, all washed down with a glitter berry J2O the bottle was calling to me sat on the side on its lonesome.


So I made a head and body from wire, tinfoil and masking tape.


I covered the main of the body with t-shirt fabric and black Powertex and left it to dry over night.


After mixing black and red Powertex together which came out a lovely burgundy / deep wine colour, I set about decorating her with individual squares of fabric.


Once dry I used DecoArt dazzling metallics in berry, purple pearl, teal and amethyst to colour her. I wanted her to be more than dry brushed so was a bit more heavier with the paint. I painted her face with black Powertex.


I covered the coloured materials in transparent Powertex and gave her a hat, scarf and waistband.


I'm hoping you can see the colours I've added to the skirt section.


And from the side, again hoping the colours show up.




A few photos from different angles in the garden this morning whilst the sun was out.

7 comments:

Helen said...

She is stunning, Sam! I love her dress, the folds in the skirt are amazing. Fantastic colours too. So nice to see some sunshine!

Miriam said...

She's fabulous Sam.... love your powertex creations.

craftytrog said...

She looks great!
Happy new year Sam! xxx

Sandy said...

You are so good at this Sam -- this has to be my absolute favorite - love the skirt!
sandy xx

Sue said...

Sam she's amazing, you are SO good at this xx

Sid said...

Fab creation Sam and a Happy New Year to you !

butterfly said...

She's a delight - the layered folds in her skirt are simply wonderful.
Alison x

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