Chatting to a friend today, I was searching for an entry on my blog, and it seems I omitted to to write about some enamelled jewellery I made with Pebeo Fantasy paints. So this is now rectified. (Apologies if I did blog them before, but just can't find them!)
Last year I made these pendants - the first two are double sided, and I was trying out some steam punk ideas, with some watch bits etc that I bought at Sandown Craft Show.
Fantasy paints were dribbled into the cabouchons, and then the various metal findings added.
They were then glazed with Magic-Glos UV Resin (made by Lisa Pavelka) which I prefer to the resins you have to mix, mainly because, it is foolproof, (which is a must for me) and it is fairly quick drying in sunlight (or you could in the winter use one of those UV nail drying lights. I have found in strong sunlight it is touch dry within half an hour. Also there is no guessing on how much resin you need to mix for a project - you just squeeze it out of the nozzle on the bottle. (As I said foolproof - or should I say idiot proof in my case!)
|No 1 - First side purples and creams|
|No 1 - Second side - red|
|No 2 - First side - turquoise|
|No 2 - second side - blue|
This was an experiment using a daisy from the lawn, only I was too
impatient - and didn't wait for the paints to dry - so the daisy took on the colour
of the paint!
|A leaf pendant lightly painted with blue Fantasy paint|
I apologise in advance for the quality of these two square pendants, but these were the best photos I could get with all the reflections.
|Square pendant 1 - Blue Purplse|
|Square Pendant 2 - Green|
Typical now that I have typed this post out - I have found my original one under Steampunk label - anyway there are some slightly better photos there, so here is link for better photos: