Just about the time I received this; on a group I belong to I had just signed up for a shrine challenge so this will be my piece.
I just finished painting it with Copper .... which actually is copper and will allow me to do a patina or "patinas"... as if it were SOLID metal. (The company also makes the product in several other metals). I have also painted the eyes in green and for the second coat I used the Americana Moss Glamour Dust paints because I want the statues eyes to follow its recipient in a room...... There was some wear and tear that wasn't attractive on the black base so I have also painted it black using acrylic paints.
We are leaving tomorrow for 3 days so this will give me "time" to ponder..
I think that I am going to use Swarowski Flat crystals, I have some copper chains, and a cigar box that is really colorful that I "might" utilize.
Things most generally change as I start... The shrine has to be done by the 30th of December but I cannot procrastinate and I think that I will
show the progression to this piece in this particular blog post so it is kinda in steps so if you are interested...check this particular post periodically......
I LOVE a challenge ..... sometimes.