Treasure Memories

Hello Art Anthology Friends and Fans! Jenn here today sharing my aged, altered frame.

I have had this photo of my beloved late grandmother just waiting to create a display piece. When I found this frame I knew instantly what I wanted to create! I will display this in my home proudly in her memory.

Art Anthology Colorations Sprays Sky, Sedona, Timeless
Art Anthology Minx Ink Panache
White Gesso
Crackle Texture paste
Heat Tool
Florals and other embellishments

I started by applying a very thick layer of gesso all over the frame. Next, I added some crackle effect paste here and there with a palette knife. After the crackle was dry I sprayed the frame with AA Colorations in Sky, dried and followed with AA Colorations Sedona. I added AA Minx in Panache and dried. Several layers of sprays, alternating between the colors and drying created the aged appearance I wanted. In between colors I also drybrushed a bit of white. I splattered white in the end as well.

I then added some chipboard leaves(dyed), die cut leaves,  and florals from Reneabouquets for a feminine look. Some mini art stones were added for texture and a few pearl beads. The sentiment stickers were my final touch!

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