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Saturday, 17 June 2017

IKE's Art Giger Tribute ATCs



Hi all

As you are probably aware i am a huge Aliens fan, so i wanted to create something that was a bit reminiscent af H. G Giger the artists behind the original Aliens movies. I used the Giger Tribute stamp from IKE's Art and took it from there.

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I painted a ATC blank with black acrylic paint and used the Short Circuit stencil with modeling paste to create the background.

I then cut up a plastic skeleton and painted it with white gesso and then with black paint. I dry brushed silver metallic paint over the embossed areas and bones.


I used a mould to create the face and facehugger. I used modeling paste in a skeleton hand mold let it set over 24 hrs and then i cut the middle finger off and glued it to the back to make the tail before painting it all in flesh and gluing it to the face.


I used the spine part of the Giger Tribute stamp.



The next ATC was created by painting Texture Sand Paste over the ATC first and then painting it black once dry. I  then added a stencil to a section of the background and painted over the top with silver paint which gave it a weird gooey look.


The creature was created out of air hardening clay and i panted the face with a paint mix of bale blue and pale grey. I just experimented with the amount until i got this deathly pale look. I used clay to create the spine like hair and added a skeletal hand over the face to compete the look. I painted the whole thing black and then rubbed Silver Spark Metallic lustre over the top.


For this ATC i used twxture sand paste on the base and then drywall tape, Painted it all in black and the applied the  Snakes Web stencil over the top and painted it black. I then added the short circuit stencil to one section of the ATC and dry brushed the whole base with Silver Spark Metallic Lustre.


I coloured in the Giger Tribute stamp and cut it up and placed the main body in  the corner of the ATC. The Arms i made using paper clay and i just rolled out some long thin sausages. The hand are the skeleton hands which i attached to the appendages and painted black. The Face was made with a mold and painted with a blue and grey paint mixture.










 







15 comments:

  1. Oh WoWza !!! These are just AWESOME !! I too am an avid fan of sci-fi/horror movies. I just LUV these creations. Thank you so much for using one of my images and for coming over to play at IKEsWORLD CHALLENGES with these little beauties :-)
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  2. AHHHHHH INCREDIBLE I love seeing these darker pieces of art. Keep them coming please. Thank you for taking the time to join in with our challenge and sharing your creativity with us, I love to see your talent, creativity and imagination at work. I hope to see more of your creativity in the near future. Love 'n' hugs Sall IkesWorld Challenges DT

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  3. WOW!! what an awesome creation Thank you for joining us at Ike's World Challenges good luck Ginny DT for
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  4. Haha I love this Katie - it's AWESOME! x

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  5. These are just fabulous!!
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  6. Great set of ATCs with loads of textural interest going on! I think the one with the face hugger is my favourite, love the way you've used the skeleton hand on that one. Thanks for joining us at Daring Cardmakers this week!

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  7. Very clever, all of them. I guess even a skelton has to pick its nose from time to time! Thanks for sharing at Dream In Darkness.

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  8. Ohh wau, I need to find my plastic skeletons too, awesome trio, love the look you have created. Thank you for joining Dream in Darkness, hope to see you back in July.

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