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Fantasy Silhouette by Keith Brown

For my Fantasy Building Project I chose one completely different (even for me) in that it is mainly viewed as a silhouette. It is semi- 3 dimensional but meant to be viewed as a silhouette.

The image I used for the project came from the Internet. The bottle is a liquor bottle 11 3/4 '' tall ,  3 1/2 wide with a 3/4 inch neck opening.

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It is constructed from stiff paper bond, the railings and ship structure is made of string that I 'stiffened' with glue and simply cut and glued pieces. The two pictures below shows the bottle before it gets frosted.

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The picture shows an air tube I used to blow air through the bottle to help the glue dry faster.

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The clouds inside of the bottle are cotton, the outside of the bottle is 'sand blasted' to give it the frosted effect. On the back side of the bottle I tried to etch more clouds, a 1/2 moon and some small mountain tops at the bottom.

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There's only one good side to this bottle. The other views are for effect.

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It looks good with light coming from behind. This is a technique I am sure to use again.

Keith Brown

 

 

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