Crushed egg shells
Pebeo Sand Texture Gel
Heavy Gel – Matte
Paint the bottle with gesso. You may need more than one coat depending on the thickness of your gesso.
Using heavy gel, stick on shells around the top and base of the bottle.
Now add the crushed egg shells and allow to dry.
Add more texture to the area with the sand texture paste. Allow that to dry thoroughly before moving on.
Paint the entire bottle with gesso. You will need several coats. Allow to dry thoroughly between each coat.
Spray all over with Art Anthology’s Colorations Spray- Siesta Key.
Make sure that you get in all the grooves. You may need to turn it on the side and dry with a heat gun before spraying another section.
Add more coats until you get the desired effect.
Now spray lightly with Art Anthology’s Colorations Spray Granny Smith. Isn’t that beautiful? Allow to dry overnight.
To seal the color spray with any spray varnish you have on hand I used a matte varnish by Plaid Crafts. Give it two coats.
Finish off by adding some jute twine around the neck of the bottle and attach a charm. Add some wooden beads to the ends of the twine and knot each end so they don’t fall off.
Tip – light a candle and dip the ends of the twine into the melted wax. Allow it to cool for a second and then pinch each end bringing to a smooth point. This will help the twine to move easily through the beads.
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