Fairyland BLOG HOP
Posted August 7, 2012on:
Welcome to Leslie-Rahye’s Fairyland BLOG HOP!
At the bottom of this post you will find the links to everyone who is participating in this awesome blog hop.
You can view the full video tutorial below.
This cute little fairy started as a wire armature completely covered in Creative Paperclay®. Once she was dry, I painted the entire thing with acrylic paint in portrait pink, then used a flesh tint to paint the shadows and white for the highlights. I painted all of her facial features and dress using acrylic craft paint in metallic peridot and napa red.
I cut a small piece of lace for the base of her skirt. I added several strips of yarn and ribbon, to give it a bit of flair and whimsy, then glued it in place.
I have these really unique, “fairy wing” leaves that fall from the tree in my front yard. I coated both sides of the leaves with melted bees wax, and then attached them with fabric glue.
I made my own spray ink by mixing butterscotch and cranberry re-inker with water. I then sprayed a small section of undyed wool roving to get the color I wanted for her hair, then I glued it in place with more fabric glue.
For the finishing touch, I colored a chipboard butterfly sticker with glitter gel pens and glue it in her hands.
As I said, this is only part one of the entire project, so you will have to tune in next time to see the finished piece. I have already begun working on it and it is SO cute!