I have a Canvas to share today which I made for my DT post at Pretty Paper Studio. It's been a while since I made one of these and I was pretty happy with the outcome. I am also sharing a step by step tutorial on how I made it. Here's a look at my canvas first :
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Here’s how I went about creating this Canvas :
Step 1 – I have used a canvas board which is 6 inches X 7 inches in size for my base. I prepped the surface with some Gesso and Prima Texture Powder to give it some tooth.
Step 2 – After priming the base with Gesso, I then painted the entire canvas with Prima Egg Blue Chalkboard Paint using a broad, flat brush.
Step 3 – Once my background was painted, I started gathering my supplies to embellish my canvas. I first die cut some oval frame using Spellbinders Elegant Oval dies from a watercolor paper which is 300 gsm in thickness
Step 4 – I then started to work some colors on my background using Heidi Swapp Color Shine sprays .I have used Rose color below.I then gessoed my oval frame and colored it using the Rose Color spray.
Step 5 – I wanted to incorporate some foiling in my project so I used the Prima Adhesive Rub Ons along with some Prima Golden Girl Foil Sheets.I selected a script pattern for my canvas.
Step 6 – The shine that this foil gives is really very beautiful.I found that this adhesive rub on works better on very smooth surfaces like paper rather than a uneven texture of canvas.
Here’s a close up of the foiling I did, as you can see it has some partial foiling in it rather than a crisp image. This was due to the uneven surface of the canvas.
Step 7 – Once the foiling was done I added in more texture using the Tim Holtz Lace stencil along with texture paste which I made by mixing Gesso with the Prima Texture Powder and a little bit of Heidi Swapp Color Shine Raspberry spray which I stencilled through the Tim Holtz Lace stencil.
Step 8 – To create my flowers, I die-cut some flowers using a white cardstock and colored them using the Rose color from Heidi Swapp Color Shine spray.
Step 9 – To further create some foliage and flower sprays for my canvas, I stamped the leaves and flowers from the Paper Smooches Botanicals 3 set using the Prima Lime Pie Chalk ink and some Altenew inks from the Four Scoops Mini set.
After stamping and fussy cutting the flowers, I embossed them using a embossing stylus and added a pollen in the centre to make a dimensional flower.
Step 10– Finally, I added some hexagon die cuts in the background to accent it and also used a butterfly to finish off my canvas.
I'm linking this canvas to the Ranganjali Monthly Challenge - Favorite Technique (I love making handmade flowers and have incorporated those here), STAMPlorations - Mixed Media Challenge, Quick Quotes - Handmade Flowers, Love to Create - Mixed Media, Mod Squad Challenge - The Die's the thing
I hope you liked my project. If you did and also have any queries please do let me know in the comments below.