Mary Pal Designs

Element of Surprise - Part 5 (The Portrait)

The portrait!  Well, now I'm in my element (yuk yuk). Easy peasy. (OK, except for a few surprises).

Print out the pattern and tape the pages together.

Print out the pattern and tape the pages together.

Ink in the highlights.

Ink in the highlights.

Assemble tools for sculpting.

Assemble tools for sculpting.

Sculpt cheesecloth.

Sculpt cheesecloth.

And the surprise?  Well, since I wasn't supposed to stitch him down, I opted to glue him down.  But as soon as I painted glue onto the back of the dried cheesecloth, he began to melt and warp!  He was okay - I got him stuck down just in time before he became Picasso-like, with features in the wrong places!