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African Tin

As seen in Altered Arts (July 2008)

AM003 Med Long Mask
AM016 Med African Mask
AM021 Lge Rectangle Fragment
AM025 Med Fossil
AM034 Med Mask
AM054 Med Cave Deer
AM059 Med Witch Doctor
AM078 Med Conch Shell
AM081 XLge 2 African Female Profiles
AM082 Med Mr Toad
AM083 Med Seashore
AM094 Med Circles
AM102 Lge African Head
AM146 Lge African Shield no.1
AM165 Lge Feather No 2
AM166 XLge African Oval
AM185 XLge Swirl
AM208 XLge Tropical Fish
AM249 Med West African Mask
AM254 Med Mini Fossil
AM255 Lge Mini Skeletal Leaf
AM269 Lge Leaf (no.2)
AM270 Med Mini 12 Petals
AM272 XXLge Lizard
AM280 Lge Mini daisy
AM308 XLge - Mini Dragonfly
AM327 XXLge Ostrich Feather
AM331 X5Lge 6 UP
AM1003 Med Cathy's Square Face
KL Lge Funky Alphabet: A, F, R, I, Q, U, E

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Oriental Treasure Tin
using a number of Oriental moulds on these images you can see:
AM013 - Sm Asian Coin Medal
AM073  Lge Chinese Proverb
AM077 - XLge Chinese Lock
AM094 - Med Circles
AM097 - Med Buddha Head
AM115 Med Dragon Phoenix Coin
AM147 - Lge Dragon No 2
AM242 5XLge Alphabet Tile
AM269 - Lge Leaf (2)
AM278 Lge Mini Ginko
AM1002 - Med Cathy's Asian Face

Cast with Sculpey III (Cinnabar blend from the book by Irene Semanchuk Dean), aged with black Jo Sonja paint.

I wasn't allowed by my children to alter the lunchbox I received from Kristine as it was decorate with a favourite cartoon character family of theirs, so I decorated a different tin, and that one got accepted by a magazine for publication (more details when we are closer to the date) so I created this little Asian Tin for your viewing pleasure.

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Altered  Mint Tin
AM043 XLge Asian Symbol No 3
AM309 Lge Face with Turban

Also used a mint tin (Eclipse), black Premo! polymer clay, gold leaf foil, and some Kato Liquid Medium to ensure good adhesion to the tin.
Sphynx at Sunset
AM338 Small Mini Sphinx

This was somewhat inspired by Kim Cavender (though... I have some ground to cover). A skinner blend of Red Cadmium Hue and Yellow Cadmium Hue Premo clay was used to cover the tin, and to cast the various shades of  Sphynx.

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Boxed Sunshine
AM007 Med Naked Lady
AM254 Med Mini Fossil
AM078 Med Conch Shell
RP091 XXLge 11 Word Set

Tin was painted with green acrylic paint, then Jo Sonja Crackle Medium, then an eggshell colour. It was edged with Sepia Archival ink togive it a weathered look.
The moulds were all cast from a blend of Premo and Sculpey III, cured, and then rubbed with Treasure Gold. Words were stamped on cork. I painted the inside of the tins with Gel Medium, then placed my aged photos (aged with Sepia Archival and Distress Frayed Burlap) carefully on the Gel Medium, patted them down whilst being careful to not get Gel Medium on the images, then I poured sand in the tin, closed it, and shook it for the sand to stick to the Gel Medium.
Shells and fossils were placed in position using Helmar's Scrap Dots (thick glue).

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Altered Tin
AMKT12 X4Lge Bamboo Texture
AM260 XLge Ginko (medium)

also used, air dry clay, and Lumiere Pearl Turquoise, Krylon Leafing Pen gold, AboutArtAccents papers.

Tiki Tin
AM210 XLge Tiki (reduced)
AM803 - XXLge
Pacific Tribal by Kiwi Impressionz (inside the tin)

Mini Altoids tin painted with JoSonja acrylic paint. Mould cast in air dry clay, painted in Acrylic paint (Indian Red Oxide and then a patina of Gold was added). Webbing spray was used on the tin and inside the tin for decoration.
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