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Monday, July 20, 2015

rock n roll at hdh

This month's challenge is all about music and songs. Pick a tune and get inspired. Use the lyrics, or the music, or even the video if you're so inclined. Remember to keep it dark and creepy

I went for an altered box, and put a little surprise in it LOL


 I found this awesome Eddie drawing by Silverwings ltd on Deviant art I asked permission to use it)  and coloured it up using my Faber Castell Art Grip pencils.
 the box is cardboard and I used Deco Art Gesso as a base and added Media Fluid acrylics in Prussian Blue Hue mixed with Titan Buff,  and put a layer of antiquing cream in titanium white. Rubbed some off again and stamped the crackles using the Industrial stampset by Andy Skinner
 Varnished the box and added a wash of Deco Art Media fluids in English Red Oxide mixed with a little Burnt Umber and water.
 Cut out Eddie and glued him on

The brains are made from clay (Dash) and is painted using Americana acrylics in Terra Coral and a bit black. Finished the brain stamping the veins on in red Archival ink using the AS crackle stamp again (lol) and put a layer of Triple thick  gloss glaze on


Well I guess you know by now I was inspored by Iron Maiden, Can I play with Madness

Can't wait to see your entries

I will enter the following challenges

http://leftofcenterchallenges.blogspot.nl/2015/07/challenge-87-3-of-kind-with-sweet-pea.html

http://rheddscreativespirit.blogspot.co.uk/2015/07/julys-challenge.html

http://foreverdark2.blogspot.nl/2015/07/challenge-2.html

http://dreamindarkness.blogspot.nl/2015/07/now-it-is-time-for-our-3rd-challenge.html

8 comments:

  1. That brain is so realistic, I had to enlarge the image to check it,lol...love how you created the blood vessels....
    The box and image is fab....great entry for our challenge over at Rhedd's Creative Spirit....x

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  2. oh wow! Monique this is amazing! Love that brain! Amazing box and totally wicked image. Great make all around! Thanks so much for joining us at Dream in Darkness!~kim

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  3. Whoa Mo!! That brain makes the one I look sooo lame! This is one wicked cool make! I am sitting with my jaw dropped on the computer! Thanks for playing with us at Dream in Darkness, we appreciate it so much! ~Nan, CT~xx

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  4. Eeek! That brain looking so moisture and real, wow. And loving the texture you have created on that box ---- and the image, perfect! Thanks so much for playing with us this month at Dream in Darkness, looking forward to see some more of your fab makes.

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  5. Wowww, Monique!!! This image is incredible!!!! I love this Project!!!!! Awesome box and image!!! How did you do that brain? Thanks for joining us! Hugs! Ana Isabel DT LOC.

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  6. A Mouth, salivating. Wonder how long the brain will remain intact ;)

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  7. WOW! Love the coloring...and that brain? Gross, in the most perfect way! Thanks for entering Forever Dark Challenge.

    Kim
    {Craftisan Studios}
    {Design Team Showcase}

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  8. Hi, Mo! If you want your 2nd place badge from Dream in Darkness let me know at dreamindarkness@gmail.com and we will email it to you :) hugsxx

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