Sky and Earth Box - collaged wooden box
by Karen Monroe
Download free Flammarion print (black and white image); With colored pencils, color and shade print in blues, purples, yellows, rose, green.
Using Scrapbook Factory software create landscape background photo, add text: "...the point where the sky and the Earth touched..." which was provided with the explanation of print from Vintage Image Craft.com. Create detailed quote from "The Atmosphere: Popular Meteorology" as provided by VintageImageCraft.com, again using Scrapbook Factory software; cut to fit wooden box; burnish edges w/purple colored pencil.
Paint wood box using purple and blue. Use dry brush technique to create purple shadow over blue; use Metal Paint and patina to age gold hinges.
Highlight Scrapbook Factory image (sky and mountain shadows) with purple colored pencils.
Adhere landscape image to top of box, then frame Flammarion print w/purple construction paper and adhere as shown. Adhere book quote to top interior of box. Adhere coordinating fabric and purple tissue paper to interior of box.
Craft paint: skyline, violet pansy, espresso bean metal paint, patina
Paper: Purple Construction Paper, light purple tissue paper
Glue Stick and Mod Podge (matte)
Color Pencils, Brushes