When you're an artist you want to announce it to the world. So why not make art to wear? In this free eBook Making Art to Wear: 5 Free Mixed-Media Designs for Wearable Art and Steampunk Jewelry, we'll show you how to make mixed-media jewelry and art to wear on your head, wrist, neck, and ears.
Two of the designs are in the style called Steampunk Jewelry. What is Steampunk? It's a mixture of industrial and Victorian styles using upcycled jewelry, watch parts, and other found objects.
Teresa Stanton's Wearable Art Cuff focuses on the feminine Victorian aspect of Steampunk design, featuring fabric, lace, and found jewelry parts. This design is easy to put together with basic sewing skills.
In Chronorevelator Earrings Steampunk Style, Jean Campbell shows how to make jewelry from recycled materials. This wearable art jewelry with a Steampunk twist will be sure to get the wearable art conversation started.
Mixed media jewelry artist Kristal Wick shows how to make found object jewelry in Muslin Pendant Remix. These lovely pendants can be made from bits and bobs you probably already have in your stash.
|Collage art-to-wear pendants
by Patty Szafranski.
Artists who want to turn their collages into art to wear can follow the directions in Patty Szafranski's tutorial "Art pendants: Mini Collage Under Glass." These upcycled jewelry collages are easy to make and look like collaged jewels.
Finally, Crafty Chica Kathy Cano-Murillo gives wearable art her glittery flair in La Flora Fedora. This jaunty hat, decorated the Crafty Chica way, will help announce to the world, I am an artist!
Whether your style is Steampunk design, found object funky, mixed-media jewelry posh, or glitter and be gorgeous, you'll find a project for wearable art you like in Making Art to Wear: 5 Free Mixed-Media Designs for Wearable Art and Steampunk Jewelry.
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