"When you can't look on the bright side, I will sit with you in the dark."
"It's no use going back to yesterday, I was a different person then."
"Have I gone mad? I am afraid so, you're entirely bonkers. But I will tell you a secret, all the best people are!"
They are the inspiration for this piece which I have titled “Alice Revisited”2. Quickly Paint GSLC Altoids Alice Inserts with White Gesso.
1. Take apart GSLC Altoids Alice Inserts, and GSLC Wrought Iron Archway.
3. Once Dry Color with Assortment of Colored Pencils and Brush Watercolor Markers.
4. Antique GSLC Alice pieces with a Dry Brush Technique and, Gray, Green Gold, Burnt Sienna, Yellow Iron Oxide Acrylic Paint and Matte Medium.
5. Use Versa Mark and Red Embossing Powder to Color “Hearts” Leftover Pieces from GSLC Wrought Iron Archway. Cure with a Heating Tool.
6. Use Tim Holtz Distress Stains- Barn Door and Abandoned Coral Reef-to add Additional Details to UpCycled Hearts.
7. Use Weldbond to Adhere Seth Apter Baked Textures of Dirty Sand and Ancient Amber on GSLC Wrought Iron Archway. Cure with a Heating Tool.
8. Use Tim Holtz Distress Stains-Pumice Stone and Fossilized Amber to add Additional Details to GSLC Wrought Iron Archway.
9. Assemble Artwork Piece Stacking GSLC Altoids Alice Frames, GSLC Wrought Iron Archway, and Tiny Heart Card Embellishments. May Need Glue to Adhere Some of the Pieces Inside the Square Glass Tiles.
10. Hold Everything into Place with Clamps.
11. Use Red Linen Tread to Make a Frame Around the Inside of Your Square Glass Tiles.
12. Place Glue on Knotted Linen Thread and Allow to Dry Overnight.
13. Cut off Loose Linen Thread.
14. Add Additional Tiny Heart Card Embellishments Using a UHU Gluestick.