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Tuesday, 11 September 2012

Dia del Los Mavis

Well I decided it was time Mabel had a girlfriend to gossip on the shelf with, so please welcome
 MAVIS :D
Now Mavis was totally inspired by this vid from Martha of Ayala Arts...watch it!!! Here's another link up, it is so cool :D
I had a spare skull lying around, as you do, so after watching Martha's VIDEO, I got stuck in...
1st layer...white gesso...

2nd layer...watered down black acrylic...

3rd layer...white and yellow acrylic...

...inside, black acrylic.

Now for the decorations.
I have a box of white paper flowers(cos you never know what colour your going to need)

Selected a few, and coloured them with inks...

PURDY colours ...:D

I also have a box of tiny bouquets ... 

Glued layers together to build mega flowers...

and made Mavis B E A utiful!!!

I gave her a 20's style band and hairdo...but I need table-tennis balls for her eyes(and the manthings hid them all to stop me borrowing them)
Enjoy :D XXX
and watch the VIDEO
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9 comments:

  1. Oh wow! That is a fancy skull! Thanks for sharing! :oD

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  2. Well hey there Mavis! Isn't she just stylin' with her beautiful flowers. Great job Gina! hugs, Kimberly

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  3. Wow! She is pretty! You did make me laugh though with your throwaway..."..I had a spare skull..as you do"!!
    Hugs xx

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  4. Love her! I've been wanting to try making my own3d Dia de los muetros skulls,I think she's fantastic. I also love the idea of having white flowers to color as needed.

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  5. So fantastic, she looks wonderful :)

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  6. It's not fair! How come I don't have skulls lying around? I love the flowers. She's going to break some hearts on All Hallow's Eve ;-)

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  7. She is so cool! So pretty! Gina, I would love to come over to your house and play! You have such great treasures to create things with ;o)

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  8. Very pretty, I love smiling with his head so full of flowers.

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