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Mixed Media Journal

Winter Canvas

Hey friends! Today I'm in the studio making some winter inspired canvas artwork.

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I started by giving my 2 canvas a generous coat of Gesso and allowing it to dry.


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I gave both my canvas a base layer of color, using Fig, Silver Ice, and a Deluxe Water Brush.

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Using a wet baby wipe, I removed some of the color from each canvas. This helps create some great texture.

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On one of my canvas I use the Warm Wishes stencil and Texture Luxe in copper. I set that aside to dry and started on my other canvas.

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For this one I used a mittens stencil and a Gelatos in Satellite, which comes in the Iridescents set.

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Using Gelatos in Blueberry to add some definition to my mittens design and ran a water brush around it to soften the line.

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Next, I added a bit of stamping and used a Stampers Big White Pen to make some marks.

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For an extra bit of sparkle, I added glitter to Whipped Spackle and spread that on with Palette Knife. I set this canvas aside to dry.

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Switching back to the first canvas, I used more of the Satellite Gelatos to add the sentiment,
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For some added texture, I added a few dots, using Texture Gems and some stamping to grunge it up a bit.

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Thank you for following along. Wishing you a wonderful week!

 

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