A couple of weeks ago I showed you the wire and papier mache sculptures I began with two of my DC. Well, we finished them today . . .
For some reason, it surprised me a bit that the wire rusted as the glue dried. I sort of liked the look:
But I decided to go with my original plan of painting mine black and then brushing it with a bronze glaze. Both DC thought they preferred to paint theirs with colours, so they primed their sculptures with gesso lest the rust show through the paint:
This is what I used to glaze my sculpture:
Here is DD8's finished sculpture -- though you can't really see the diamond dust she showered it with:
As he saw my sculpture progress, DS11 decided he liked the look, and went with the black and bronze:
And here is my lady. I decided she needed some celebratory ribbons to be waving as she sang her praises to the Lord:
While I kind of wish I'd covered the wire completely, I'm happy with the results of our labours!
Are there any creative endeavours of yours that you've accomplished lately that please you?