Altered Light Bulb – Steampunked

 

Hi all, I want to share with you today and altered light bulb creation.  I was at an auction and found these electrical insulators  that are found on the electrical poles. They were such a bargain I bought 9. Various colours and shapes. I decided to altered this one a bit steampunk.

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I started with the Celtic Boarder and just went around the insulator. And then I started to build it up with the various sizes of the Gears. Cutting and layering them. I felt the base of the ceramic piece was lacking and why not add some there. too.

Here is some pics of the creative process.

 

 

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So on to more closeups and creative process.

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I Wanted to add something to both sides of the bulbs, so I used the layered wings and added some gears to them to punk them up some. Not too much to take aways from the light bulb itself.

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Because the back of the layered wings were flat and its a three dimensional piece I added some hot glue to give them more texture.

 

After adding various small metal pieces for more details, I layered the whole piece with rust and patina pastes to finish off the industrial steampunk effect.

 

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So I hope you enjoy this project. Thank you for stopping buy today!

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Entered In:

Mixed Media & Art

Thematic challenge for August

Rustic Wedding (7)

SanDee & Amelia’s Steampunk Challenges

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Supplies:

Creative Embellishments : 1 1/2″ Gears, 1″ Gears, Layered Wings, Gear Cluster Set 2, Celtic Boarder 2.

Finnabair:  Patina Pastes, Rust Pastes, Various Metal Embellishments.

 

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12 Responses to Altered Light Bulb – Steampunked

  1. Deri Crafts says:

    This is a fantastic project!

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  2. Tracy Welham says:

    Wow, what an awesome project. Creative Blessings, Tracy x

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  3. Susan Janicula says:

    Really good steampunk project, and it’s a nice structure you’ve got. Thank you for showing it to us on SanDee&amelie’s Steampunk Challenges. Hugs, Susan

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  4. Cindy Brown says:

    Stunning creation thanks for playing with MMA I love this.

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  5. Nate says:

    superbe piece hors du temps marqué par la rouille ,merci de jouer pour notre défi Sandee & Amelie’s
    à bientôt Nate

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