Hi Roadies! It's Katrina from Paper, Scissors and Glue today to share a mixed media canvas with a spring feel to it. Now, I am going to admit that this is my first attempt at a mixed media canvas, but it's not scary at all when you use Maya Road products to help you create a one of a kind piece! So, let's get down to the details!
I started with a mini 4x4 inch canvas and used acrylic paint in lime green, yellow and orange to paint my canvas. Then I mixed some bright pink paint with modeling paste and applied it to the canvas using a stencil. As I sat this to the side to dry, I started looking for items to place on my canvas. I love the script font that some of the steel dies come in, so I found my "love" die and cut it out of some pattern paper. I applied to my canvas just using a little liquid glue on the back.
Then the fun part of creating that cluster! I used a kraft tag, leaves, flower, envelope, button, bow, flowers and more! I covered the kraft tag with gesso and then after that dried, I smudged a little of my left over pink modeling paste on top of the tag. It gives it a softer look, but still blends. The bird just fit right in under the flowers, like he was just sitting there waiting for a worm. Now the bow, well, the bow was for fun!
So, I am challenging you to get out of your comfort zone and try something that you normally don't do. Start small, like I did here! I found I kind of like creating things like this and I am seeing more in my future! And the bonus?? You can play with all your Maya Road products!
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