Monday, 1 October 2012

Insect Specimen box

This months challenge theme at the Artistic Stamper's creative team blog, is "the natural world". 

I have made a museum specimen beetle in an authentic museum specimen box (they had been thrown out from the Edinburgh natural history museum.). I used the "insects and butterfly stamp set from" HERE. I stamped the beetle out five times and painted it with Perfect pearls HERE.
I layered it up in sections, curving it as I went to try and make it 3D.  Finally it was coated in UTEE. The label is from the chit chat stickers.  You can pin him to your lapel or glue a brooch pin on the back if you like.

3 comments:

  1. OMG, this is beyond clever!!!! Unbelievable piece quite apart from just having the idea in the first place! STUNNING!!!!

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  2. Saw this at the Artistic Stampers site and had to stop by to tell you: this is sooo cleverly and well done and truly gorgeously amazing!!! Love it so much!!!!

    Greetings from Vienna,
    die amelie xx

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