Alice in Wonderland Shrine

Alice in Wonderland Shrine

Posted by DecoArt on Jul 15th 2015

Like so many I have been mesmerized by the story from childhood 
 in honour of the 150th Anniversary I created an Alice in Wonderland Shrine

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Assembled the size Shrine Kit with Media Liquid Glass.

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Apply Media Crackle Paste with a palette knife to the front and sides quite thickly to create a larger variable crackle effect, and allow to dry for approximately 4 hours.

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Apply White Gesso to metal embellishments and adhere with Liquid Glass

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I planned the background layout, using a variety of TJ Designs Alice Stamps and Andy Skinner Back to Nature tree using Black Stazon. The floor used Lost Coast Forth Dimension stamp, masked in half.

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The sky is a wash of Ceruleam Blue and Medium Grey Value 6 graduating lighter to the centre.

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The following media fluid acrylics watered down to colour the character elements: Cadmium Red Hue, Cerulean Blue, Phthalo Blue, Burnt Umber, Yellow Oxide, Green Gold, Titan Buff and Carbon Black.

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The main and Sleeping Alice and mushroom, and White Rabbit images where coloured in the same way as the background and adhered to the Shrine with Liquid Glass.

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The heart embellishments were made from Air dry clay, coloured with Cadmium Red Hue and Quinacridone Burnt Orange

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Followed by Crackle Glaze once it had cracked and dried applied Carbon black and wiped back.

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The front of the shrine is coloured with a Quinacridone Gold wash, with Burnt Umber and Carbon Black around the edges to distress.

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The hearts were finished with Ultra Matt Varnish and applied with Liquid Glass.

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Paint the inside of the box black.

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The sides of the shrine are coloured with Quinacridone Gold.

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Gradually building the intensity of colour around the edges.

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 With Burnt Umber and Carbon Black around the edges to distress.

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Finished applying the metal embellishments with Media Liquid Glass.

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