Let's see... the canvas was prep'd by adding loads of textures from sand, texture paste, inks, paints & embossing powders. The gears at the top left were Blue Ferns chipboard and they were stamped with Andy Skinner's texture stamps then DecoArts paints in the following colors Quinacridone Gold, Transparent Red & Yellow Iron Oxide allowed me to achieve the rusty effect.
The hat, glasses and mustache were all wooden pieces purchased from Michaels. The glasses were embossed with gold crackle, the hat was painted black and then molding paste was added for texture and then heat embossed with bronze patina powder. Finishing off the hat with feathers and cogs.
For the mustache I used Paper Clay and molded it onto the wood piece. Then rolled long pieces to create the hair effect. Painted it black and dry brushed with white. The nose was created using a door knob screwed into the canvas.
The inside of the canvas is hard to see, but I took metal tape and adhered it to cardstock, ran it through my Big Shot using cogs texture plate. Using the same Deco Arts paints listed above I random painted over the surface and once dried I randomly sanded areas away exposing the metal from beneath. I then added a bit of Ranger Vintaj Patina in Verdigris to provide that nice patina look. I hope you enjoyed and were inspired to bring out your inner steampunk. xoxo Toni
I am entering this piece in the following challenges:
Sandee & Amelie's - Ravages of Time
The Mixed Media Monthly Challenge - A Year Of Choices ( chose spray inks & mists as well as stamps)
Altered Eclectics -June Anything Goes
Mixed Media World - Vintage
Eclectic Ellapu - Steampunk (Purple Team)