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Welcome! Artfully Musing is a blog dedicated to sharing art and the techniques and products used. I'll be showcasing collage, altered and mixed media art as well as miniature. I hope you'll check back often and are inspired. Thanks for visiting! Laura

Monday, August 22, 2011

Ship Ahoy

The mast is made from a wooden skewer and toothpicks.  The rigging is made from string and jewelry findings.  The string is tied off using a Tim Holtz Hitch Fastener.  I popped up the frame to give the piece more dimension and to have room to insert the mast.  The image of the boy is German scrap.

16 comments:

Leanne said...

oh wow!

bobbie said...

WOW is right!!! Stunning!! Great job with all the strings!

Elaine A said...

Laura -

This is just AWESOME! What a wonderful piece of art. I can't get over all the detail you added to this beautiful treasure. Gorgeous! ANd so very nautical!

Elaine Allen

Wax Beach Artist said...

I love it so much! The scroll and the anchor really added the finishing punch!

Gina Peake said...

Oh Laura...this is just incredible!

Karenliz said...

AMAZING! What detail! I love it.

Debbie said...

I just absolutely love this one!
You never cease to amaze me
Debbie

smokeysmom said...

Unbelievable! I can't get over all of the amazing details! Another stunner!

ann said...

amazing love the detail especially the way you have used the string

Createology said...

Truly fabulous! I love all the details on this piece. Happy week to you...

Joanne said...

I cannot for the life of me believe this is an ATC. I'm speechless.
Hugs Joanne xx

whymsicalmusings said...

Laura your talent is so amazing! I learn so much from your beautiful creations! This is simply FABULOUS!!!
XOXOXO
Becky

Victoria said...

Wow this is just beautiful! So much detail!!!!!!

Kris Dickinson said...

Absolutely spectacular Laura! The details are amazing!

CuddlyBunny said...

Holy COW! Amazing! Gorgeous, wonderful, unbelievable!

I think you could build an ACTUAL schooner!

peggy aplSEEDS said...

this piece is just amazing! i love all the details of the rigging and chains. fabulous!