|Painted CD and Scratching Tools|
The library had a stash of old CDs and DVDs that they had their volunteers paint the shiny holographic cd side black using acrylic paint. Each participant received a painted cd, pencil for doodling and their choice of scratching implements: nail, plastic fork or paper clip.
First, I used the pencil to divide and mark eight arcs. When it came time to start scratching in my design, I first tried the nail, which was a bit difficult to grip but produced consistent results. After trying both the fork and paper clip, which buckled a little producing inconsistent scratches, I returned to the nail to etch in a mandala.
Doug joined the fun, although he claims not to be artistic. He too created a mandala, that resembled a spider's web. I especially love the pebbles/pearls he etched into the outer ring...very quilty!!
|Hers and His Scratched Art|
|Finished Scratched CD Mandala|
What a perfectly delightful zen-filled evening!!