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How to create a fun "summer" mixed media canvas

Create a Fun "Summer" Mixed Media Canvas

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Apply gelatos to pre gesso'd canvas.

Apply gelatos to pre gesso'd canvas.

Mist water onto canvas.

Mist water onto canvas.

Blend gelatos with finger. Let dry.

Blend gelatos with finger. Let dry.

Lay Coffee Splotch (TCW 458) stencil on top of canvas and using brayer apply white paint.

Lay Coffee Splotch (TCW 458) stencil on top of canvas and using brayer apply white paint.

Cover the complete canvas with the stenciled design. Set aside to dry.

Cover the complete canvas with the stenciled design. Set aside to dry.

Run photos through the Xyron 5" Creative Station and add to canvas.

Run photos through the Xyron 5" Creative Station and add to canvas.

Run twine through 1.5" Xyron sticker maker.

Run twine through 1.5" Xyron sticker maker.

Apply twine to canvas in whimsical pattern using photos as a guide.

Apply twine to canvas in whimsical pattern using photos as a guide.

Apply Teresa Collins Clear Hold Adhesive to top and bottom points of twine.

Apply Teresa Collins Clear Hold Adhesive to top and bottom points of twine.

Adhere flowers, twine, bows, and charms to canvas using Xyron 3/8 adhesive dots and hot glue.

Adhere flowers, twine, bows, and charms to canvas using Xyron 3/8 adhesive dots and hot glue.

Continue embellishing as desired.

Continue embellishing as desired.

  • 12 x 12 canvas
  • Gesso
  • Gelatos
  • Brayer
  • White paint
  • Stencil
  • Twine
  • Charms
  • Flowers
  • Photos
  • Xyron: Teresa Collins a Clear Hold Adhesive
  • Xyron Adhesive: 5" Creative Station
  • Xyron Adhesive: 1.5" sticker maker