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How to create a mixed media canvas

Create a Mixed Media Canvas

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Paint the sides and edges with acrylic paint.

Paint the sides and edges with acrylic paint.

Apply the paper to the canvas with mod podge. Don't panic if you have bubbles, just be patient and let it dry.  The project will have a lot of texture so small imperfections won't be noticeable.

Apply the paper to the canvas with mod podge. Don't panic if you have bubbles, just be patient and let it dry. The project will have a lot of texture so small imperfections won't be noticeable.

Use stencils and homemade texture paste to add texture designs.

Use stencils and homemade texture paste to add texture designs.

Spray 2 to 3 different colors of glimmer mist. I used Lindy's Stamp Gang for this project.

Spray 2 to 3 different colors of glimmer mist. I used Lindy's Stamp Gang for this project.

Tear coordinating strips of cardstock, ink edges and randomly glue them on. I also tore strips of washi tape and applied in a random fashion:-)

Tear coordinating strips of cardstock, ink edges and randomly glue them on. I also tore strips of washi tape and applied in a random fashion:-)

Use a gel pen, and add zig zags to the torn pieces of paper for added visual interest.

Use a gel pen, and add zig zags to the torn pieces of paper for added visual interest.

I glued a piece of cheesecloth and burlap to the top right corner of the canvas.

I glued a piece of cheesecloth and burlap to the top right corner of the canvas.

Start adding embelishments!!

Start adding embelishments!!

Here is the completed canvas!

Here is the completed canvas!

  • 12X12 Canvas
  • 12x12 Cardstock
  • Pieces of coordinating cardstock
  • Texture paste, stencils, and acrylic paint
  • Embellishments
  • Glimmer Mist Sprays