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How to create a mixed media canvas

Create a Mixed Media Canvas

14
STEPS
TOOLS
Apply generous amount of gesso to entire canvas.

Apply generous amount of gesso to entire canvas.

Cut desired paper to size (5.75x5.75 for 6x6 canvas).  Distress as desired!

Cut desired paper to size (5.75x5.75 for 6x6 canvas). Distress as desired!

Apply black distress ink to outer areas of canvas.

Apply black distress ink to outer areas of canvas.

Adhere paper with desired medium.

Adhere paper with desired medium.

Apply molding paste through your favorite stencil.

Apply molding paste through your favorite stencil.

Voila!

Voila!

Ink chipboard from kit with desired color.  Apply generous amount of crackle paint for texture.  Allow to dry or speed up process with heat tool!

Ink chipboard from kit with desired color. Apply generous amount of crackle paint for texture. Allow to dry or speed up process with heat tool!

Close-up of dried crackle paint.

Close-up of dried crackle paint.

Adhere gross grain trim to sides.

Adhere gross grain trim to sides.

Embellish as desired!  Finished piece :-)

Embellish as desired! Finished piece :-)

  • Frosted Designs January Kit
  • Distress Crackle Paint
  • Gesso
  • Molding Paste