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Blue Flower by SeanAvery Blue Flower by SeanAvery
A pretty flower for a pretty lady. :)

This is a CD sculpture using a new technique I'm trialling. My process:

1. Coat a piece of wire (the stem) in hot glue. Garnish with toothpicks for thorns
2. Spray paint the stem with chrome paint
3. Cut petal shapes out of CDs with a pair of kitchen scissors
4. Warp and hand shape petals with a heat gun
5. Glue petals to the chrome stem

Hope you like it!
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womanwelder Featured By Owner Jun 3, 2014  Hobbyist Artist
I like the softened look of the petals. I take it your heating them up. Are you doing your own metal work for the stems?
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SeanAvery Featured By Owner Jun 28, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Glad you like them! It's not metal, it's hot glue painted with chrome paint. 
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SansPays Featured By Owner Feb 24, 2014
Love it. Like that you've shared your process.
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SeanAvery Featured By Owner Mar 3, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Thank you, glad you like it! 
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eve34 Featured By Owner Feb 24, 2014
awsome colors, and nice product photogaphy too! it really brings out the best of the rose. wich is awesome too.
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SeanAvery Featured By Owner Mar 3, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
I'm glad you like the photography! I always struggle with it. 
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eve34 Featured By Owner Mar 6, 2014
photography is always the hardest part! but you did an awesome job!
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ZarieoZ Featured By Owner Feb 20, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
oh Damn.. I love this change in style very much, Don't get me wrong, I always loved your work but at times when I check my inbox, your artwork kinda blend together & I was wondering if you'll make a change, But this is nothing I could have ever expected, although a simple flower it as alive or more than anything you ever made IMO. Thanks :happybounce: 
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SeanAvery Featured By Owner Mar 3, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Thanks so much! I'm definitely moving to new ways of doing things — I've done my old style to death. :)
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ZarieoZ Featured By Owner Mar 10, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Yeah. Just saw the creature you added to the flower. It is spectacular. The shades & colors it gave is amazing. This new way of doing your art is pure genius & I can't wait to see more of this new style & the places it could take you :)
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BluTiger07 Featured By Owner Feb 11, 2014
WOW!!!! You did that by hand making this! This is so beautiful!!!! 
And cool! 
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SeanAvery Featured By Owner Mar 3, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
I'm glad you like it!
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BluTiger07 Featured By Owner Mar 4, 2014
Oh baby I love it! I have never seen anything
so amazing before. 
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elexti Featured By Owner Feb 11, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Gorgeous! Love the colours!
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SeanAvery Featured By Owner Mar 3, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Thank you!
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