Trinkets of The Sandy Beach
Hi. As I promised in my previous blog, I am going to explain how “Trinkets of The Sandy Beach” has been made.
- I planned the layout/the arrangements of the seashells. I thought of a story.
2. Actually, I forgot to take photos after the arrangement. Let me explain what happened. I painted the seashells separately with copper, bronze and gold colors. Then, I paint the background. If you look closely, you will notice some white shining tiny particles. I put white glue onto the surface of the canvas and sprinkled the white dust on top of it. It gave some rough texture which is good for sand feeling.
3. I use hot glue to create the fishing net look. I know it looks messy, but I love how it turned out. I wait until it cold first before I start to paint it.
4. For this part, as you can see. In order to create deep impressions on the wave and the beach, I sprinkle the white shiny dust on the wet paint. After it dried partially, I paint again on the top of glued white dust. I continue until I satisfied with the result.
5. Here, I began to glue all my seashells and beads together on the canvas.
6. Final result:
I really enjoyed making this piece. I discovered few new things, such as creating the rough sandy look on the canvas and discover new kind of way using hot glue.
“A crowd of seashells were awaiting their turn to be gathered in the fishing net.”
Until we meet again in my next artwork. See ya!