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adventures between the cracks

crackled eggs

A nest made from crackled paper scraps and wooden eggs textured using the quick drying “DeMented Derma technique” First a layer of acrylic paint is brushed on then ,when dry, … Continue reading

April 25, 2015 · Leave a comment

Natalie Germanotta’s crackled GaGa garments

When Lady Gaga was photographed by Sebastian Faena for Harper’s Bazaar magazine for their icon issue, she was wearing a crackled leather jacket made by hand by her sister Natali … Continue reading

April 25, 2015 · Leave a comment

Black and white crackled book cover

This hardback blank book was given a new look with a crackled cover. First the fabric cover was painted black with acrylic paint. Once dry, a thick layer of Kroma … Continue reading

April 25, 2015 · Leave a comment

crackled fabric butterflies

Inspired by successful experiments with crackle on fabric, I made some crackled butterflies and used them to jazz up a handmade purse that I diverted from its path to the … Continue reading

July 2, 2013 · 1 Comment

experimenting with crackle on fabric

Cracks have  been hitting the catwalk lately in Paris and New York. The  Rag and Bone Spring collection 2013 used cracked leather and neon green. Alexander Wang’s Fall/Winter collection for … Continue reading

June 11, 2013 · 9 Comments

crackled landscape

Inspired by Canadian landscape painter nic harron, I decided to add crackle texture to a painting on plywood I made at Ruckle Park, my favourite camping spot on Saltspring Island. … Continue reading

May 17, 2013 · Leave a comment

steam punk nerf gun

Your standard issue plastic toy; smooth and unnaturally colourful. Definitely could use some crackle action to make it worthy of the steam punk era.   The transformation begins with a … Continue reading

May 9, 2013 · 1 Comment

time flies – crackle and stamps

I decided it was time to get crafty and use crackle to make a background and embellishments for a stamping project. I cut wings from Lutrador mixed media fabric which … Continue reading

May 1, 2013 · Leave a comment

making an impression

The raised surface of crackled paper can be used to make a textured impression in modelling clay. I used “model magic”made by crayola, which is a  very light air-drying clay.For … Continue reading

April 25, 2013 · 2 Comments

crackle scrap collage

I started with a cookie cutter used to contain the crackle while it dried. A sunny orange circle against a turquoise background. I used the bottom of a wine bottle … Continue reading

April 19, 2013 · Leave a comment

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