Saturday, May 14, 2011

Underneath the Sea.

I thought I would have a go at making a tag for a change. Over at Blog Challenge Garden this week the theme is 'What lurks under the waves out in the deep.' This is my interpretation.


I started off by painting the tag with a green paint wash. I then drew some under water plants and stones on top for the sea bed and coloured in with watercolour pencils which I then painted over with a wet brush. A mermaid cut from fabric, a pink bead threaded necklace for her round her neck, a pair of old dismantled fish earings (yes I really do keep everything)) and some pearls finished the look. Lastly I covered the whole tag in mauve netting and added some knotted string for the loop.


I am entering this into the following challenges.


Crafty Creations: Anything Goes.

By the Cute and Girly: Anything Goes.

9 comments:

  1. The knotted string is actually a very subtle, but clever finishing touch to an amazing tag. xxx

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  2. Very creative! (And I keep everything too!)

    :)
    Rebecca

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  3. What a fun and very lovely tag. Love your mermaid.

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  4. Coo - that's lovely! Like the soft focus look with the netting. Hope The Doc had a good birthday.

    Bx

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  5. Look what got caught in the net! :) So cool! I love these challenges, you get to see how creative folks can be and this tag is no exception! Great job!

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  6. Very clever and so creative. You've captured the "Deep" and you captured (in your net)the mermaid and treasure. lol The knot on the tie is so clever too! Linda

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  7. Thanks for playing along at Crafty Creations in our anything goes challenge! It's lovely to see your fab crafty creation..... Cheers Claire x

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  8. What a wonderful tag! Your mermaid is clearly the Siren of the Sea!

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