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Metal embossing and making faux metal

Hello my dear crafty friends!
Irit is here today with my new post for our WOW! Embossing powders Metal  monthly challenge and this time I want to show you  a few  easy and fast techniques with embossing powders over METAL.
This is my Art Deco art piece made with   a lot of embossing and a lot of techniques.



And the first technique used here is a Crackled Glass technique.
It's not a real tutorial, but a snap samples of different techniques, so  here it is in just a few words:
Cover your cut out image(I used PWP clip art sheet) with a think layer of  Versamark Clear embossing ink and add Ultra High Clear   Gloss embossing powder over it. Heat emboss it and let it cool. Add another layer of clear embossing  ink and another layer of clear embossing powder. Third time is even better, so make it once more. Now put this glass look piece into your deep freeze section and wait for like 15 minutes. Take it off and break the " glass" with your fingers. Add some brown ink over it. You central piece is all done.


Now to the frame:
Hand cut a chipboard frame  that fits the central image. Cover it with clear embossing ink and Ultra High Ebony  Black embossing powder. Make it  3-4 times and please, keep your fingers out of the hot surface!  Add a random mix of 2-3 Perfect Pearls over the heat embossed surface and heat it again.
Now grab a stamp  that we are going to use for this Faux Cloisonne  technique: I used a random texture as the size was just perfect for the frame size. Heat each frame part and stamp with your stamp into the hop surface. Let it cool and then make the same procedure with 3 more frame parts. Glue the frame over the image with 3D foam glue.


And now for the background  frame. Dry emboss the thick gold foil with an embossing folder (I used Cuttelbug Art Deco folder). Cover the embossed parts with a bit of clear embossing ink and this time heat emboss with Fine  Ebony black powder. Let it fry and add some Perfect pearls over the frame.  Glue the smaller frame over the larger one .

Now you can alter a flower. I used Prima fabric flower with some Metallic  Gold Rich  embossing powder and a bit of the same Perfect pearls and the flower  was shrinked by the heat to the right for this project size (was a huge one before heating). Glue the  flower over the frame and your art piece is done.
Hope you will enter our monthly Metal challenge and as you know, you need to be in to WIN! 

Comments

  1. Hi Irit
    This is absolutely exquisite! The detail on every part is fabulous. I have never thought to ink and heat emboss a fabric flower - what a fabulous look that flower now has and I will be trying that technique very soon. Thank you so much for sharing this beautiful piece of art with us Karen x

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