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STEPS
TOOLS
Start with ordinary, cheap plastic frame.

Start with ordinary, cheap plastic frame.

Apply a gel medium or glue on base.

Apply a gel medium or glue on base.

Glue a paper on it. I choose a one, which I recently used to trying my AA stencils and paints.

Glue a paper on it. I choose a one, which I recently used to trying my AA stencils and paints.

Put an irregular layer of gesso.

Put an irregular layer of gesso.

Add first color. Just apply AA Sorbet - Honolulu Blue, here and there.

Add first color. Just apply AA Sorbet - Honolulu Blue, here and there.

When it's dry, add more textures with Stone Effects-Bone.

When it's dry, add more textures with Stone Effects-Bone.

Add some texture on the frame. Using the same BONE. Just daubing with palette knife.

Add some texture on the frame. Using the same BONE. Just daubing with palette knife.

When the base is dry. Add some AA Colorations, randomly.

When the base is dry. Add some AA Colorations, randomly.

Spray the frame with Colorations.

Spray the frame with Colorations.

Let it blend together.

Let it blend together.

Meanwhile, prepare the letters.

Meanwhile, prepare the letters.

Put the peace of frame together. Add more colors blue on the inner walls and tuxedo black in corners. It takes depth effect.

Put the peace of frame together. Add more colors blue on the inner walls and tuxedo black in corners. It takes depth effect.

Add your title and embellishments.

Add your title and embellishments.

It's done :)

It's done :)

  • Art Anthology craft mat
  • Flat brush
  • Round brush - 3
  • Palette knife
  • Cheap plastic frame
  • Gesso
  • AA Stone Effect - BONE
  • AA Sorbet - Honolulu blue
  • AA Velvet - Reef
  • AA Velvet - Tuxedo
  • AA Colorations - Ink Spot
  • AA Colorations - Waimea bay
  • AA Colorations - Salted Caramel
  • AA Colorations - Glorious
  • Martha Stewart clay and alphabet mold
  • Catalyst C-21 tool
  • Some metal corners or other embellishments