Bloom canvas step-by-step

I was recently challenged to make a canvas based on a previous project I had created and while making that piece I took some step-by-step photos that I would today like to share with you.

This is the canvas I created:


and here is the step-by-step process:


I first applied a relatively thick layer of struckture paste with a palette knife onto a piece of canvas. I used the 6×6 inch “Deco leaves” stencil here.SONY DSC
After the paste was dry I applied some acrylic paint in pastellic tones over the pattern and around the edges.


Then I added some white ink splatters using a regular paint brush. I love to use colour splatters :). SONY DSC
Then I went along and added some chipboard elements for additional detail. These I colored with Distress Inks using a water tank paint brush.

Before adhering the pieces (chipboard and the silvery flowers) on their places I added some small silver spray ink splatters for additional contrast.

Then I glued all pieces on their places. The word “Bloom” is written with a brush pen that has a really nice glittery shine to it. I then fussy cut and glued it down onto the canvas. After gluing the flowers onto their places I also wiped some thick matte pink acrylic paint with a very dry paint brush over them for additional detail and more depth.

I also added some “chrystals” to my canvas. They hang down on wire pieces and are a nice additional detail.

I hope you have enjoyed this little step-by-step!
Have fun creating!
xoxo, Sanna
The Crafter´s Workshop Design Team Member

Used products:
Canvas from an art supply store
Chrystals – Pink Paislee
Wire from an art supply store
Chipboard – Wycinanka
Paint – PaperArtsy Fresco Finish
White Ink – Liquitex Titanium White
Silver spray ink – Studio Calico Mister Huey´s
Deco Leaves stencil -The Crafter´s Workshop (6×6)
Distress Ink – Ranger Industries
Flowers – Prima Marketing, Finnabair collection
Thick pink acrylic matte paint  – 13arts
Struckture paste – Art supply store
Glitter brush pen – ZIG Wink of Stella

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