Wednesday, February 9, 2011

MIXED MEDIA / STEAMPUNK ASSEMBLAGE






This piece I call, "Quest for the Key to Unlock the Mysteries of Area 51" super fun one to make.  It is a little bit Steampunk and Mixed Media.  Just trying to figure out how to put it together so it is sturdy was a project in itself, it is quite heavy as the coffee can is filled with aquarium gravel.   I have been starting to collect a stash of stuff to use in these type of projects.  I tell my husband....oohh you can't throw that out I can use it in a mixed media! so now he is afraid to get rid of anything without asking me first. I like it when the materials are rusty and show years of wear...adds to its character and patina.  I will try to keep the "junk collecting under control though.

3 comments:

artistaprilcole@gmail.com said...

Very creative... love it!
Thank you for sharing.

carylsrealm said...

I really like this piece!

digthisart said...

Thank you, this is one of my first and favorite assemblage pieces. It will inspire me to do more of them and I have been collecting a lot of materials to work with.