All the design and miniature masks for this sailor valentine was personally painted and made by the artist. Sailor valentine is covered with convex, dome shaped glass.In the left side of the sailor valentine is a loving heart which divides into two parts with happy and sad masks. Love is never can be without sadness, but it is more beautiful than sadness without love on the right side of the sailor valentine is blooming heart which surrounds with 8 different masks or main people feelings: happy face, frightened face, curious face, jealous face, angry face, apathetic face, suspicious face and sad face. Life is life happiness for loving heart never has to depends on the people around it, external events, or the weathersurround yourself with happy, positive people who share your values in this work were used: dyed red, blue, black, green and yellow mother of pearl shell beads and gar scales; green nerites, baby blue mussel shells, small dentallium aprinum white shells, ring top cowrie shell beads, sea urchin spines, job's tear shells for flower's petals, sea sponge and yellow littorina shells. Unique art work was made with the natural seashells and shell fragments inside the vintage octagonal shadow box. The process of making this art work has many steps.
Everything begins from the sketch. I do an acrylic painting. I made seashell mosaic on the top.
It is a time consuming process. Size of the work can help to bring nautical beach influence in any place in your home. You can also to own unique art work.I never can repeat any of my art work twice because of unique natural materials i use. You will receive exactly what you see. This item is made of seashell and sea fan, antique miniature doll, wood, glass, urchin spines, gar scales, pearl. The style is nautical and modern.