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WIP Wednesday: Harvest Time

Well, that 31 Tags of Halloween really wiped me out but I'm hoping to get back to a more regular blogging schedule. 

Today's post is my work in progress, "Harvest Time." It is a Tim Holtz Assemblage Clock that I've spent waaaay too much time on.



It started with the clock on sale at the local craft store. I had a vague idea what I wanted to make and even did a sketch one day when I was home sick with GERD.

My first step was to color the Tim Holtz Ancestors paper doll with some Distress Markers. I edged in Black Soot and colored the back black as well.

I made several attempts at backgrounds with Adirondack Alcohol Inks and finally settled on a purple-toned sky made by combining Pitch Black with Ranger Blending Solution. I added small drops of the Blending Solution to make stars.



The paint for the clock was a pain, but I'm happy with the end result. I coated the outside of the clock (and the back) with Sophisticated Finishes iron paint and then added the rusting…