I am having way too much fun with Mary's images, so for today's submission, I once again used Claybord to make this cute Steampunk Owl embellishment. I used the same technique as in yesterday's post, first stamping the image onto a piece of Claybord with black Ancient Page ink. I think Mary's stamp images are perfect for this technique.
I then began coloring my cute little steampunk owl with a wash of Claybord ink colors. As you can see in the photo, I also started scratching away color to "highlight" the image.
Below, I am adding more color washes to the parts I have scratched away.
And voila, the glossy sealed piece is finished and ready to be used as an embellishment on a card, an altered book, a decorative box top, or whatever you dream up. The possibilities are endless. Of course, I thought about adding metal gears, and you certainly could do that. But I stopped myself because I really feel this image is wonderful just as it is. Once you highlight the image, including the gears, you really don't want to cover it up with anything.
Stamps Used: Steampunk Owl image from Mary Vogel Lozinak Plate 1400
Hope you are enjoying the blog hop this weekend, and that you all have a wonderful Memorial Weekend. And as always, thanks so much for stopping by.