Saturday, 14 February 2009

Saturday's workout "Shrink Plastic"


Finally got time to participate in some of the challenges again because it is half term!
Shrink Foil or plastic is the theme at SaWo. I made an ATC, - the background is collaged then overpainted with acrylics. The tag is embossed metal with an image from Paper Whimsey and finally the letters are stamped onto shrinkplastic, cut out and then shrunk with a heat gun. A little trick I learned was to do the shrinking inside a little box, that way the plastic cannot fly all over the place.

17 comments:

  1. I really like the background and all the elements in this one..the metal, the plastic so much to see..have a great restful half term full of creating

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  2. Soory Astrid you was is the spam ordner.

    Your Card is unbelievable. Really gorgeous.

    Thanks Astrid for worked with shrink plastic on SaWo.

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  3. Gorgeous ATC Astrid, love all the different elements

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  4. I really love this especially the acrylic background,it looks so rich ......xx

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  5. Wonderful. Fab shrink letters.

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  6. I haven't used shrink plastic in such a long time but if I could create something as marvelous as this.....Beautiful texture and gorgeous layout.

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  7. Fantastic atc ! geweldige kleuren.

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  8. I'm absolutly excited, that is a masterpiece Astrid!I love the sweet girl, the letters, all is beautifully modulated. I love it so much.:-)
    Wish you a nice week,
    hugs Anja

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  9. hello again Astrid,
    please visit my blog, there waits an Award for you and your beautiful artwork:-))
    Best wishes, Anja

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  10. cool - mmm now you have time on your hands hows about getting the silver clay out lol

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