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Sunday, March 1, 2015

Mixed Media Canvas

The March Challenge is underway over at Rhedd's Creative Spirit....as always it is Altered Art/Mixed Media Only...no cards, atcs etc.
My design team project is a Mixed Media Canvas.....the canvas is deep edged and measures 8"x 8"


I added texture to the canvas and once dry I added the rest of the elements, mesh and floral lace, leaving the centre area clear of  any embellishing.


While the canvas was drying I set to and altered 9 MDF tiles,using embossed card that I coloured and highlighted with gilding wax.
I then added the tiles to a thin square of MDF, that I sealed with gesso...I now had my centre piece ready


I sprayed the colours on to my canvas, drying each colour as I went a long, until I achieved the look I wanted.
I then left it to completely dry overnight before adding my center piece.....finally I highlighted some areas of the canvas with gilding wax.
Hope to see you over at the challenge which you can find here....Rhedd's Creative Spiirt

6 comments:

Joi at RR said...

I am in love with your canvas... it just is stunning - elegant - beautiful. The colors go together perfectly. The textures are wonderful. No idea how it could possibly be any more awesome. j.

Anonymous said...

Another wonderful piece of art.
The more I look the more i can see
Lovely, lovely, lovely
Great inspiration for me
Jan
X

Carol said...

YUMMY - gorgeous textures and colours xx

Sammy said...

This is so gorgeous Sandie! I just love all those scrummy textures. x

steffi said...

Beautiful canvas Sandie - has a wonderful 'feel' to it if you know what I mean?! Steffi :o) xx

Karen Denson said...

I just found your blog and I absolutely love your projects. The canvas is amazing. I also really enjoyed the altered paper clips. I had never heard of this until I found your blog. They are really quite amazing and I also love the index cards.