Wednesday, August 31, 2016

September Challenge "Owls"



For September we are featuring Owls. Vote for your top 3 favorites. One lucky voter will be chosen in a drawing to win a gift certificate from one of our sponsor shops.



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1. Wise as an Owl Upcycled Cigar Box by Arlene of HarrisonHollow.
This whimsical owl is sitting on a green to blue skinner blend background. A texture plate was used to create a flower garden background then the owl was built using shades of brown to yellow. An acrylic glaze was used to bring out the details.

2. Feeling Blue Winter Owl by Marie of MarieYoungCreative
Ornament made from polymer clay sculpted over a hollow egg shell.

3. Who wants tea?  by Lisa of HiGirls
Polymer clay over ceramic teapot. I've used lots of texture to create this rustic teapot, utilizing a backfilling technique and no paint! A different owl on each side. See the other side here:
flic.kr/p/LkoGPN

4. Starry Night Polymer Clay Owl Journal by Theresa of TheClayMonet
Here's a 9" x 6" hard cover journal that's a real hoot! Artistically embossed with a golden polymer clay owl roosting atop a branch in the colorful ambiance of midnight. Embellished with glass beads and finished in mica powders.

5. Owl Night Light by Betsy of StrebeDesigns
Made from translucent polymer clay dyed with alcohol inks.  Premo jungle is used for the base and the outline.  From my own hand drawn design. See more views on my blog at strebedesigns.blogspot.com/2016/08/owl-night-light.html

6. Carved Owl Necklace No. 193 by Susan of 11BOLDstreet
I transferred this owl image to a thin sheet of faux ivory polymer, then mounted it on a sheet of textured deep brown. The image was carved and dark acrylic was rubbed into both it and the base. Copper acrylic was used to highlight around the image edges, then jelly pens were traced to deepen the edges. A bar of copper wire accents the self-bale and the pendant was strung on copper ball chain.

7.  Riots not Diets by Line of PlaySculptLive
Learn more here http://playsculptlive.blogspot.ca/2016/08/riots-not-diets.html

8. Night Owl Wallhanging by Beth of CreateMyWorldDesigns
Upcycled DVDs meet polymer and polymer sculpted owl in this large wallhanging. For more photos, information about this piece and the details of my creative process, please view my blog post: createmyworlddesigns.blogspot.com/2016/08/night-owl.html





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