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By Sally Jean Alexander

Whimsical and chic initiatives from famous college Artist Sally Jean Alexander

&break;&break;With Pretty Little Things, readers will locate university tasks that express a playful air and a feeling of magic. The 27 initiatives and 30 diversifications characteristic classic ephemera soldered inside of glass, for comprehensive works that inform a romantic or whimsical tale. All express Sally Jean Alexander?s signature sort - a method that brings new lifestyles to old papers, classic images, came upon initiatives, scavenged textual content, and extra.

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Home is where you watch the sunrise welcome a brand new day. Home is where you kiss your children good night. Home Sweet Home. ingredients soldering suitcase (see page 22) 1/16″ (2mm) window glass cut to 2″ × 6″ (5cm × 15cm), 6 vintage anagram game pieces (the thin cardboard kind) or paper squares with letters printed on them white glue Diamond Glaze with brush jump rings (8mm or 9mm), 10 20-gauge wire (tinned copper or sterling silver) wire cutters large beads or pearls, 4 link chain, 8″ (20cm) This is a great way to showcase a special bit of ephemera.

Apply flux cleaner. Use a soft cloth and some flux and patina remover to gently clean the flux off the finished piece. This is better than using water, which can seep under the tape and solder, and potentially ruin your artwork. Adding shine. The piece can then be polished with metal polish cream, using a toothbrush or a cloth. Squeeze some polish onto the cloth, then rub it onto the solder. Next, use a clean part of the cloth to buff it off. Lovely! pretty accents for the home It is often a lack of beauty that makes things beautiful.

Mix the paint up; don’t worry about getting multiple colors on your brush. Use gel medium to thin the paint. 3 Paper. Use gel medium or white glue to apply torn scraps of text, pretty, decorative paper and/or antique paper randomly. Use a paper towel to wipe the excess gel medium off so that the text does not wrinkle. If you’re not quite ready for paper yet, throw that task back into the bowl and draw another. But why not just give it a whirl; a bit of magic might just be on your side, after all.

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