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Coloring page with Gelatos®

Bird from a colouring book

Hello, Olga Siedlecka here. Today I would like to inspire you with a whimsical birdy portrait as Spring is nigh. The idea of copying outlines blew my mind during painting with my daughter in her coloring book. I came across this cute bird and I thought that it would look quite nice on a canvas panel. Versatile Faber-Castell Design Memory Craft® media made the process easy peasy.

 

1

Find an interesting page in a coloring book which has appropriate size to use with a canvas panel. Apply a thick coat of Whipped Spackle on the panel using a palette knife which gives a textural effect and a great tooth for other media to follow. Let it dry.

2

Copy a whole coloring page or only a part of it on the panel. You may also use a sheet of tracing paper to make the process easier. Enhence the outlines with PITT® Artist Pens. As they are waterproof lines will not smudge when time for watered Gelatos®  comes.

3

Cover the picture with Gelatos® using a bit of water.

4

Sprinkle the picture with mists prepared from Gelatos® using a stipple brush. Add some Gesso using a dot dabber and then apply some Glaze to accent chosen areas. You may also transform your canvas into hanger.

I hope you feel a bit inspired. Have a nice day!

Supplies:

PITT® Artist Pens 199

Gelatos® Colors Snow Cone, Acqua Dolce, Watermelon, Banana

Whipped Spackle, Gesso

Pallette knife, Stipple Brush, Dot Dabber

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I just love everything that you post.

this is beautiful! I need to try gelatos!!!

Dying to try the whipped spackle, but cannot afford it right now. Hopefully someday soon. . . This is a lovely canvas. TFS!

This is just wonderful :) love the look of it and the colours you've choose to work with the texture is just amazing

New to the blog and from this one post i will be on regular to see the inspiring posts xmaggiex

Fun idea! Love your result!:)

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