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Blessingway Art

Custom artwork with TLC

I love a good belly cast! I’m a sucker for them. Even if it wasn’t me who did the original pregnant belly casting. The cast featured here came to me needing some real TLC. It was, for some reason, a cast made from a cast…a replica. It was a little flimsy, had tissue paper stuck … Continue reading »

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Get your rendering powder here!

Happy Thursday folks 🙂 I am again extending my range of belly casting products, to include rendering powder. Rendering creates the finish seen in ALL of my belly casts. Check out http://www.pickledtink.com.au/belly-cast-gallery/ for examples. Rendering your D.I.Y. belly cast turns your “bandage” looking cast into a true work of art, more like a sculpture. It also … Continue reading »

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Pickled Tink! goes to Bollywood

I don’t know about you lot, but I LOVE fancy dress parties. Being in character seems to give me an excuse to behave a little more cheekily! 🙂 I also LOVE India – it’s one of my top 3 favourite countries in the world (so far) -so whenever I get asked to do henna tattooing … Continue reading »

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Get your medical grade plaster bandages HERE!

Hi everyone, On this deliciously stormy Monday spring evening, I am writing to let you all know (yes, every last one of you!!) that I am now selling medical grade plaster bandages. Soooooo…if you were wanting a pregnant belly cast as a gorgeous keepsake, but cannot afford the $170 it costs for me to do … Continue reading »

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Belly beautiful: The art of pregnancy

I’ve always thought that belly casts are beautiful, special creations (Me, biased? Never!!), but having just read this article, I am lovin’ them even more! http://aww.ninemsn.com.au/news/inthemag/8402054/the-art-of-pregnancy The article tells of an innovative project in Moree that used belly casting to attract aboriginal mothers into the local hospital. When the mammas visited, they got their bellies cast…..but … Continue reading »

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The art of henna tattooing

It must be said that pregnant bellies make awesome canvases for body painting and henna tattooing. It is becoming more and more common for Mammas-to-be to have henna designs applied to their gorgeous bumps as part of Blessingway or Mother Blessing Ceremonies. In addition to this, many Mammas are choosing to have henna tattoos applied … Continue reading »

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That’s one beautiful belly!

I love Blessingways (AKA Mother Blessings)…but then I just about love all things “birth” LOL. I’m a little weary this eve after a full on toddler-free day spent setting up my new studio and painting several canvases in preparation for my up-coming exhibition, so I’ll keep it short. Here are a couple of pics (as … Continue reading »

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Confessions of a crazed belly caster!

OK folks…..it’s confession time! EVERY time that I finish a belly cast….or, rather, every time I get a belly cast to another stage in production, I cannot help myself! I am forever touching it….rubbing it….looking at it from all angles…admiring it…and wanting others to do the same. This one was no exception…in fact, perhaps I … Continue reading »

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