Its a Pirate Life for Me~ Tammy
Hellooo all you crafty people out there in cyber world!!! I have a tag to share today that is Pirate inspired! So I guess I should say Argh Maties and such! LOL Here is the tag and will explain the chippy treatments on the close ups.
I used the 7 Dots “Destination Unknown” Collection and cut out the anchor/ banner. The Banner reads Dead men tell no tales. From the Pirates of the Caribbean movie. So that is where my idea started at. I wanted to make the anchor look like it was at the bottom of ole Davy Jones’s Locker. Ya know at the bottom of the Ocean. So I pulled out my Sea Weed chippies, and Sea Grass chippies. Then found the compass and Wheel chippies that I had left out of the Nautical 6 piece set. Perfect pieces to play with to create a Pirate tag!! Oh and I used the Distressed script stamp too! Love how it dresses up the BG on this tag! Ok on to the close ups..
For the Wheel I used Gesso first to cover the entire piece. I then covered it with Tim Holtz Distress ink in brushed Corduroy. After I had that applied well, I then got out some Lindy’s Moon Shadow mists in Cadbury Milk Chocolate and misted. I then quickly dried the mist and inked the edges with Tim Holtz Black soot ink. For the details I used some Tim Holtz tiny brads ( they fit like a charm through those holes!) and a Flying Unicorn wheel adornment for the center.
The compass was covered (raw) lower half with Peacock Feathers (Tim Holtz ink) and the black soot. I then misted it with the same Lindy’s as the wheel. I did go back over the top with more of the black soot after it was dry.
The Seaweed and Seagrass was done the same way. First I covered both of them with Gesso. I used layers of Tattered Angels Glimmer Glaze. First I used the Sea Kelp and brushed it on not covering the whole piece. Then I brushed on Aloha Green in the remaining white areas. Now I go over both colors (not coloring the whole piece) with Emerald cove. This one I kinda used it to link the colors together. Just brushed it on till I got the look I was going after. Covered some more with Peacock feathers after they dried. Edged with Black Soot ink.
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Other Items Used:
Liquitex Coarse texture gel (sand)
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