Wednesday, 30 October 2013

Faux Cloisonne

Hello Again everyone

I was having a browse on friends blogs and came across Technique Time Tuesday where I found something I had never heard of before so I followed the tutorial for the challenge and I am just in time to enter .

The technique is called Faux Cloisonne so I had to look up what Cloisonne means

cloi·son·né  (kloiz-n, kl-wäz-)
n.
1. Decorative enamelwork in which metal filaments are fused to the surface of an object to outline a design that is filled in with enamel paste.
2. The art or process of producing such enamelwork.
[French, past participle of cloisonner, to partition, from Old French cloison, partition, from Vulgar Latin *clausi, clausin-, from Latin clausus, past participle of claudere, to close, lock.]


There are lots of wonderful entries for the challenge and the DT samples are amazing.



I found a glossy picture of a turkey and used some of that for my background for the Chocolate Baroque clock stamp

Hope your day is going well

Love Chrissie x





17 comments:

  1. I'd say your turkey was 'timed' to perfection. Thank you for sharing it with us at TTT.

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  2. This is very pretty, and the sight of the turkey has made me hungry....Hugs, Valerie

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  3. Fantastic project, what an inventive way to use the turkey photo.
    Yvonne

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  4. Beautiful use of that turkey! The clock looks like the sun is shining through it, as if it was stained glass. Thanks for joining us at TTT!

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  5. LOVE it!!! The use of the turkey just cracks me up, but it turned out beautifully! Thanks so much for joining us at TTT--hope you join us again soon!!! :) Mynn xx

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  6. Fabulously eye-catching sunburst effect - what a shame it's not vegetarian. (Just joking). Marina

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  7. Totally gorgeous Chrissie ! You always amaze me with your creations ! Hugs, blessings and love from Catherine

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  8. Great technique Chrissie and lovely project ingenious use of a magazine photo.

    MaggieH

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  9. Well I'm glad you said, coz I'd never of guess it was a turkey under all that fabulous gold enamelling!!!

    Sam xx

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  10. The turkey texture adds great variation to the Faux Cloisonne Technique! The gold embossing powder really highlights it well! Thanks for joining us at Technique Time Tuesday!

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  11. Great technique thanks Chrissie.
    Lorraine

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  12. A great use of the turkey photo and I love the gold embossing.
    xxx Hazel.

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  13. So glad you found us in time. You faux cloisonne medallion is fab- it always amazes me how the colours in the magazine turns out - who would ever have guessed that was a turkey! Thanks for playing along at TTT this month

    Louise xx

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  14. This is just fabulous...love the turkey magazine page you found to use for the Faux Cloisonné technique, makes a perfect color for the sundial image. I really like that you included a definition of the technique and the magazine page in your post. Thanks for joining us at TTT - Karen, DT

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  15. Wow, Chrissie - this is thinking outside the box and then some! The gilding looks just fabulous against the glowing golden colours of the - how creative is this?! - TURKEY picture!! Though it does make the little white bird look somewhat cannibalistic when you know what those vivid colours really are!

    Fantastic leafy surroundings too - this is such a great make.
    Alison xx

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  16. What a very beautiful card. Using the turkey is brilliant and works so well.

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  17. This is a gorgeous card! And I had no idea the pretty background of the stamp came from a turkey! Beautiful Cloisonne indeed! Thank you so much for joining us at Technique Time Tuesday! :)

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Thank you for all of your comments. Reading them brings precious moments. Isn't it great to be able to be in touch with so many nice people in this way.