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How to create a unique canvas piece

Create a Unique Canvas Piece

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Prep canvases by priming them with the clear gesso.

Prep canvases by priming them with the clear gesso.

Once prepped with clear gesso, allow to dry overnight.

Once prepped with clear gesso, allow to dry overnight.

Once dried, apply your base color to your canvas.

Once dried, apply your base color to your canvas.

Use any pattern (or paintbrush size) that suits your aesthetic.

Use any pattern (or paintbrush size) that suits your aesthetic.

I made multiple canvases and used different patterns.

I made multiple canvases and used different patterns.

Allow these to dry overnight.

Allow these to dry overnight.

Once dried, use your next acrylic color to create another pattern on your canvas.

Once dried, use your next acrylic color to create another pattern on your canvas.

Allow these to dry overnight.

Allow these to dry overnight.

Once dry, take you gold painters pen and prime it for use. Follow directions on the pen.

Once dry, take you gold painters pen and prime it for use. Follow directions on the pen.

Outline the entire top part of the canvas.

Outline the entire top part of the canvas.

I did a line down alternate sides for added designs.

I did a line down alternate sides for added designs.

Once complete, you should have a unique canvas piece that you can display in your office, home, etc.

Once complete, you should have a unique canvas piece that you can display in your office, home, etc.

Finished product ready to decorate your home, office, or gift to a friend!

  • Canvas
  • Clear Gesso
  • Artist Cups
  • Gold Painters Pen
  • Paintbrush
  • 2 different acrylic paint colors