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How to use petroleum jelly as a resist with art anthology

Use Petroleum Jelly as a Resist With Art Anthology

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Hello all you artsy people! Kristie Taylor here from the Art anthology dream team! Follow my snapguide for an easy background technique. then check out my blog! http://kristietaylor.blogspot.com/

Hello all you artsy people! Kristie Taylor here from the Art anthology dream team! Follow my snapguide for an easy background technique. then check out my blog! http://kristietaylor.blogspot.com/

Fist draw a light sketch of a tree, I used a pencil, then use a hot glue gun to build the tree. just keep adding glue lines until the entire tree is done.

Fist draw a light sketch of a tree, I used a pencil, then use a hot glue gun to build the tree. just keep adding glue lines until the entire tree is done.

this canvas is pretty big its 3 feet by 2 feet! I wanted to make a statement piece for my living room using the gorgeous gemstone paints.

this canvas is pretty big its 3 feet by 2 feet! I wanted to make a statement piece for my living room using the gorgeous gemstone paints.

Once the tree is done, paint the entire thing with your favorite Gesso.

Once the tree is done, paint the entire thing with your favorite Gesso.

Use a palette knife to add some Art anthology gemstone "Rhodolite" to random places

Use a palette knife to add some Art anthology gemstone "Rhodolite" to random places

it will look something like this

it will look something like this

now, use your fingertips to spread some petroleum jelly onto random place over the dry Rhodolite

now, use your fingertips to spread some petroleum jelly onto random place over the dry Rhodolite

Next paint on Art anthology Gemstone "Flourite" over the entire canvas

Next paint on Art anthology Gemstone "Flourite" over the entire canvas

then use a rag to wipe away the paint. the spots where the vaseline were, will resist the paint. KEWL HUH?

then use a rag to wipe away the paint. the spots where the vaseline were, will resist the paint. KEWL HUH?

spray on a little water and wipe again

spray on a little water and wipe again

add some more Vaseline in random places then paint the entire canvas again with "Amber"

add some more Vaseline in random places then paint the entire canvas again with "Amber"

wipe away

wipe away

Repeat the vaseline

Repeat the vaseline

Next paint the canvas with  "Blue topaz"

Next paint the canvas with "Blue topaz"

and wipe away

and wipe away

add some spritzed water and allow to sit for a few minutes, then wipe away the excess

add some spritzed water and allow to sit for a few minutes, then wipe away the excess

stand back and admire your work, and decide if any places need a little more paint or a little less..

stand back and admire your work, and decide if any places need a little more paint or a little less..

Thats all! see, easy peasy lemon squeezy!

Thats all! see, easy peasy lemon squeezy!

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Be sure to visit the Art anthology blog for daily inspiration http://artanthologyinc.com/blog/

just look at all that yummy color! Thanks so much for stopping by!

just look at all that yummy color! Thanks so much for stopping by!

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