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How to create leaves for a fall inspired canvas

Create Leaves for a Fall Inspired Canvas

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I began the process by using various Core'dinations Cardstock, die-cut using the Tattered Leaves Die. I then embossed the leaves and sanded using Core'dinations Sand it Set!

I began the process by using various Core'dinations Cardstock, die-cut using the Tattered Leaves Die. I then embossed the leaves and sanded using Core'dinations Sand it Set!

I lightly applied Shimmering Matte Artist Acrylic paint to my leaves using a fan brush.

I lightly applied Shimmering Matte Artist Acrylic paint to my leaves using a fan brush.

Using a Stipple brush, I applied other Shimmering Matte Artist Acrylic paint  randomly to the leave, adding additional color to mirror Fall Leaves.

Using a Stipple brush, I applied other Shimmering Matte Artist Acrylic paint randomly to the leave, adding additional color to mirror Fall Leaves.

I then outlined my leaves with a Warm Gray Big Brush giving the leaves definition. I then crumpled and stapled the leaves for deeper dimension.

I then outlined my leaves with a Warm Gray Big Brush giving the leaves definition. I then crumpled and stapled the leaves for deeper dimension.

I created my background by using the left over Core'dination diecut paper as a stencil and applied Shimmering Matte Artist Acrylic  through it. I then used TCW Brick Stencil to create my brick wall.

I created my background by using the left over Core'dination diecut paper as a stencil and applied Shimmering Matte Artist Acrylic through it. I then used TCW Brick Stencil to create my brick wall.

I then set about creating my flower cluster using various Petaloo flowers.

I then set about creating my flower cluster using various Petaloo flowers.

The Petaloo Textured Burlap flower was the PERFECT focal point for my canvas.

The Petaloo Textured Burlap flower was the PERFECT focal point for my canvas.

I painted the Petaloo CMC Fancy Frame Chipboard with more of the Shimmering Matte Artist Acrylic paint  and used it to frame "LOVE"!

I painted the Petaloo CMC Fancy Frame Chipboard with more of the Shimmering Matte Artist Acrylic paint and used it to frame "LOVE"!

I adhered the leaves and flowers to my canvas using Xyron Double Sided High Tack Tape.  Hope you enjoyed my Fall Inspired Canvas!

I adhered the leaves and flowers to my canvas using Xyron Double Sided High Tack Tape. Hope you enjoyed my Fall Inspired Canvas!

  • Petaloo Textured Burlap Blossoms x 4
  • Petaloo Botanica Foral Ephemera
  • Petaloo Botanica Faux Dried Berry Clusters
  • Petaloo Textured Mini Blossom x 8 Ivoyr
  • Petaloo Darjeeling Mini Mix Purple
  • Petaloo CMC Chipboard Fancy Frames
  • Core'dinations 6x6 Cardstock Darks
  • Core'dinations Cardstock Brownie
  • Core'dinations Sand It Set
  • Xyron Double-Sided High Tack 1/2" Tape