Good Morning All
I thought I’d share with you all a 3D letter that I made myself having Pinned a Tutorial from Dick Blick which you can find here.
I made this for my boyfriend who had just set his Photography company David Johnson Photography (which has just become David Johnson Studios so check it out if you are in need of any Photography or Videography services – apologies for the shameless plugging but seemed like a good opportunity). Anyhoo back to the making…
I made this slightly smaller than the original tutorial, cut the capital letters out using my Cricut to fit an A4 piece of card, and then instead of using the paper cups I used little plastic shot glasses which worked perfectly! And then proceeded to cover it in the gummed tape as described.
I made this shape (which is a representation of his logo) using the Cricut Gypsy to weld it together and used an great technique with UTEE (Ultra Thick Embossing Enamel) which I shall be sharing at a later date!
Once the gummed tape had dried I added the DJP letters which I had cut out to the base to give it some interest and dimension and then used mod podge and some tissue paper to layer over the top to get the crinkly effect.
I then painted the whole thing black, and then added some gold paint and perfect pearls to the front of the D to highlight any of the crevices in the tissue, and I’d also written ‘photography’ into the modpodge while it was still wet, although this didn’t work quite as well as I had hoped – gel medium is the medium needed for that!
Overall I was incredibly happy with my finished project, I love the feel of it and the colour combinations as well as being incredibly happy with my reproduction as well!
What are your thoughts? Have you had a go at making this 3D letters before either big or small – how did they turn out?