I was looking up the same thing and I came across a way to do it but not sure if this will work for you. I figured if it works on a frame you might be able to use it in other ways.
unfinished wooden frame
acrylic paints: bronze and two tones of gold
piece of poster board
black acrylic paint
eye dropper or spray bottle
Steps: # Coat the unfinished wood with wood sealer, and sand it down after it dries. # Use the sponge to apply patches of the bronze to different areas of the frame, and duplicate the same look on the poster board. Repeat this step with the two shades of gold until the piece and the poster board are completely covered with a camouflage pattern. # After the frame and the poster board have dried, make a wash by mixing black acrylic paint with water. # Paint a coat of the wash over the poster board, and while the wash is still wet, spread drops of the alcohol over it. If the wash is the correct consistency, tortoiseshell-like patterns will begin to appear around the areas surrounding the alcohol drops. If not, continue to experiment with different concentrations of the wash until the process produces the desired results. # Repeat Step 4 on the frame. If the results are not optimal, you can always wipe everything off and start over. Different patterns will appear depending on how the alcohol is applied over the wash. A spray bottle, for example, creates very small pattern, while an eye dropper makes a much larger pattern. Experiment to find the look you want.
look in the shell
There are many places where you can find tortoise shell reading glasses. One great place to look is Amazon.com since it offers a wide variety from different retailers.
The Galapagos tortoise has the shape of a saddle. the word Galapago means tortoise in Spanish it derives from the word for saddle, referring to the distinctive saddle-like shell of some of the tortoises. The Giant Galapagos tortoise can weigh up to 250 kg. and measure 6 feet from head to tail.The Galapagos tortoise has a very large shell made of bone. The shell can be domed or saddle-backed. Domed shells are found on tortoises that live in areas with lush vegetation.Saddle-back shells allow the tortoise to reach vegetation higher off the ground. This shell is more common in areas with less vegetation.
You can get them for free as kittens if you look for ads. Torties can come in any litter of domestic cats.
Yeah. If you would take a look at a picture of a red eared slider, and then of a gopher tortoise, what differences can you see? Well, the tortoise has bigger, more elephant-like legs, used for walking on land. The shell is more of a dome shape. The turtle, on the other hand, has webbed feet and a streamlined shell-he's built for swimming. The tortoise can't swim, it'll sink.
The tortoise, or turtle as it is known when swimming, is an often-misunderstood animal. Most people assume that the tortoise is an amphibious reptile with a shell. Indeed if you were to approach a small boy on the street and shout in his face, "Is a tortoise an amphibious reptile with a shell? Answer me you peace of crap, answer me now! Don't look away, tell me with your words, is it??" then more often than not he will reply, "Yes." and then cry. Believe me.
A tortoise - is a four-legged reptile which lives on land. It has a hard shell instead of skin. It lays eggs instead of producing 'live' young. It is a vegetarian, and can live over a hundred years. They look like turtles to most people.
A faux [or false ] opal should look as much like a real opal as possible and they come in a variety of colors.
Yes you can. I am a girl with a faux hawk and beanies look fine. Whether you are a guy or a girl, they still look fine. Just don't wear the kinds of beanies that cover ALL your head or you'll cover your faux hawk obviously.
It's exotic markings. You have to look closely to get it if you think like me.
Bamboo is a type of grass seen in east Asia. When bamboo is carbonized, (usually in floors) is burned to create a blacked look to the top of the surface. This can at times be a faux finish.
look for eggs
Somewhat similar to a leopard tortoise, although I believe a bit rounder, maybe?
you must search on youtube there you can find it
tortoise's are known to live up to 90 years, it depends on how well you look after your tortoise
I painted a faux marble finish on the pillars in front of my house and they look so real a neighbor ask how I could afford such an expensive decoration.
Faux Painting is when paint is applied by an artist to a surface in a manner to match a certain pattern and color desired. Normally, it requires a base coat of paint with numerous other coats of other color paint to achieve the desired look. Faux painting is used on walls and many other surfaces. Almost any faux look can be accomplished. Faux finishing are techniques used to create appearance of texture. You can use simple techniques to make a wall look marbled, rough, weathered and so on. Your local mega-hardware store can provide books, instructions, paint and tools. Answer Faux is French for the word "false". It's an artistic technique of creating the illusion of whatever finish you are trying to mimic. All the "faux" finishes identified above can be acheived and many others. Of coarse, the more practice/experience one has, the more realistic the final finish is. Faux finishes should not be confused with murals or Trompe L'oeil (French for "mislead the eye"), the depiction of a image or scene that appears to be 3 dimensional or life like, for example. Murals are not necessarily Trompe L'oeil.
Many stores in malls or on streets may have faux fur vests. Good ways to find one is to look in a series of shops in the mall, look on the internet, streets, or ask friends where one can be bought. If a fur vest is found, check the tag or ask a sales associate if it is real or faux.
It looks like a turtle that is old.
the tortoise comes from Australia and Europe be sure to look out for one if you go there! they are amazing love em...!
In its shell? If you encounter a Texas Tortoise in the wild do your best to observe it at a distance. To defend itself....... A Texas Tortoise may stand up tall to look menacing and may force air out it's nose in a hissing fashion. But most definitely if you pick it up will urinate and or defecate on you. This is not only icky but dangerous for the tortoise as water is hard to come by in their natural habitat. Texas Tortoises get their moisture mostly from the foods they eat, if a tortoise empties it's bladder on you, it can dehydrate and die. So in short...Texas Tortoises protect themselves by peeing on you!
Faux fur, also called fake fur is made from synthetic fibers and are made to look like fur. It was first created in 1929. Faux fur for women can be found at the following companies, Nordstorm, Ecvery and skin and able.
Tortoises or land turtles are land-dwelling reptiles of the family of Testudinidae, order Testudines. Like their marine cousins, the sea turtles, tortoises are shielded from predators by a shell. The top part of the shell is the carapace, the underside is the plastron, and the two are connected by the bridge. The tortoise has both an endoskeleton and an exoskeleton. Tortoises can vary in size from a few centimeters to two meters. Tortoises tend to be diurnal animals with tendencies to be crepuscular depending on the ambient temperatures. They are generally reclusive animals.