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This is a 4"x 4" card that I have done for the monthly Alphabetical swap I host on my Yahoo list. Every month is a different letter and the card must be something that starts with that letter. I LOVE dragonflies so for "D" it was an easy one.
Here are the details.
1. The wings are made from "Fantasy Film" in Raspberry. You take 3 or 4 layers and cut it a little larger then the stamp you are using. Put Staz-On ink on the stamp then turn it rubber side up. Lay on the film and then cover with a no stick craft sheet or parchment paper. Take an iron set on medium and set it on the stamp for about 3 to 4 seconds. When you lift it off it has fused the ink and film together. Cut it out and mount it on your art. ( I enhanced my dragonfly further by coloring the film with raspberry alcohol ink. )
2. The body is shaped out of a really small dowel rod that was sanded to shape the tail. The upper body was a larger dowel rod sanded round and then a hole was drilled to glue in the smaller tail. I painted it black and cut slits for the wings and glued them in. The eyes are 2 crystal beads on head pins that are stuck down into the dowel rod.