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How to make an altered cardboard art piece with daniëlle

Make an Altered Cardboard Art Piece With Daniëlle

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I found myself a piece of cardboard. Let's alter it to a beautiful art object!

I found myself a piece of cardboard. Let's alter it to a beautiful art object!

Start by removing pieces of the top layer. This way you create extra texture.

Start by removing pieces of the top layer. This way you create extra texture.

Add some gesso.

Add some gesso.

Using mud and a stencil, add more texture.

Using mud and a stencil, add more texture.

Give your piece of art some color using the minx shimmering inks.

Give your piece of art some color using the minx shimmering inks.

Now add stone effects with the Wheel stencil.

Now add stone effects with the Wheel stencil.

While the cardboard is drying, I colored a piece of chipboard using the Rust texture set.

While the cardboard is drying, I colored a piece of chipboard using the Rust texture set.

I also stamped some butterflies and cut them out of old bookpaper.

I also stamped some butterflies and cut them out of old bookpaper.

Add all the elements to the cardboard.

Add all the elements to the cardboard.

I added some art stones which I colored with sedona and siesta key colorations spray (see next picture for the colored art stones).

I added some art stones which I colored with sedona and siesta key colorations spray (see next picture for the colored art stones).

For details I used shine medium Teal Blue and clear coat Dazzle. If you look closely you might also notice some extra background stamping.

For details I used shine medium Teal Blue and clear coat Dazzle. If you look closely you might also notice some extra background stamping.

Close up photo.

Close up photo.

For the final touch, I added a text sticker.

For the final touch, I added a text sticker.

I look forward to seeing what you create! Please post anything you create with our awesome Art Anthology products in our facebookgroup "Art Anthology Adventures in Art"

I look forward to seeing what you create! Please post anything you create with our awesome Art Anthology products in our facebookgroup "Art Anthology Adventures in Art"

  • Colorations: Sedona, Siesta key
  • Texture paste: Mud
  • Texture set: Rust
  • Stencils: Keyhole, Wheel
  • Stone effects: Sandstone
  • Clear coat: Dazzle
  • Minx: Panache, Gold dust
  • Shine: Teal blue