Contemporary Eggshell Egg Art

Discussion in 'Everything Else' started by acemario, Sep 17, 2012.

  1. acemario

    acemario Chillin' With My Peeps

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    This is a 11x14 eggshell mosaic that will be sure to start a conversation. The art contains white and brown eggshells on a 'fire-engine red' canvas.

    $15 + shipping

    Send me a PM for more information.
     
    Last edited: Jan 31, 2013
  2. thebanthams

    thebanthams Chillin' With My Peeps

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    very nice !
     
  3. acemario

    acemario Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thank you! Although it is VERY time consuming, the final products are always unique and worth the time!
     
  4. mo puff

    mo puff Out Of The Brooder

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    Acemario, I am attempting to do my first eggshell mosaic. I am doing a table/desk top, it is metal. The picture is of my design.. question... do you have a special glue you may suggest for me to use? I did a small corner yesterday and used Elmers white glue.. this morning it seems to be holding tight?! Also, i will be keeping it outdoors under a covered patio and want to seal it when it is finished... laquer? Varnish? bees wax? i am also a BYC member , you can see my coop and chics under MOPUFF. Any advise you could impart would be MUCH appreciated. Dont worry about sales competition.. i wont be selling this.. what i hope will be a masterpeice.. LOL, it will be a long process. i probably should not have made my first attempt such a lofty one! Thank you , hope to hear from you soon... Melissa
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  5. thebanthams

    thebanthams Chillin' With My Peeps

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    hardware store should have clear varnish for outdoors. I pour it thick in the middle and let it roll off the table ( move table around) for more natural look than using a brush. make sure theres no bubbles! pop it out with pin. practice on something else so you will be comfortable !
     
  6. acemario

    acemario Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Did you ever finish your project?
     
  7. mo puff

    mo puff Out Of The Brooder

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    I am still working on it. i have about 15 hours in so far. I work on it when it is too cold to play outside, we havent had many cold days tho. Heres a pic.
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  8. acemario

    acemario Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Wow! It's looking soooo good!!!!
     
  9. rancher hicks

    rancher hicks Chicken Obsessed

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    Mind if I offer some unsolicited advice? I think it would look nice with just the white shells on the dark brown background.

    I've been saving up some items for a Mosaic but haven't picked a subject matter yet.
     
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  10. Sally8

    Sally8 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    How very beautiful and creative! When I first came to this link I was expecting something different. I'll have to look into this further. It's just so pretty.
     
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