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Powertex and Foil Ballerina

By: Roberta Birnbaum from robertabirnbaum.com
Powertex and Foil Ballerina
Powertex and Foil Ballerina
This image courtesy of robertabirnbaum.com

In the Designer's Words: "This sculpture is made from wire and fabric, using Powertex art medium. The sculpture and wood base was a deep brown. Using iCraft® DECOFOIL™ I was able to complete her with by adding colour and highlights to my dancer."
Crafting and art collide in the creation of this stunning DIY sculpture. Dancing through the day and sculpted from several top crafting products, this Powertex and Foil Ballerina is a truly inspiring wonder. Follow the directions below to learn how to make this piece of art. Just because you are all grown up and moved from art class to crafting in your spare time does not mean you cannot create a work of art. Use this tutorial and learn how to make this home décor wonder or simply use it is inspiration for making your own mixed media sculpture.

Estimated Cost$11-$20

Time to CompleteWeekend project

Primary TechniqueMixed Media

Intermediate

Project TypeMake a Project

Materials List

  • Therm-o-web’s iCraft® DECOFOIL™ transfer sheets: red, purple, gold
  • DECOFOIL™ Liquid Adhesive
  • Powertex art medium - Bronze
  • Fabrics: t-shirt, gauze
  • Metal rod and wood base
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Magnifique !! Bravo

Merci beaucoup, Murielle!

Wow. How beautiful!

Thank you very much, Sharon

I think I like this, but it kind of looks like something that should be in a museum. The legs and arms look really cool.

wow - well I'll take that as a GREAT compliment, Lizz )

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