Here’s a quick technique for creating a colorful canvas using both warm and cool colors and stencils.
Supplies you will need:
- Paper (thicker stock)
- Paint Pen (optional)
- Words cut out from magazines
- TCW 529 (bird portion)
- TCW 528 (flowers)
- TCW 546 (pods)
Step 1: Place stencil onto paper trace with pen or marker.
Tracing TCW 528 (flower portion)
Images traced on paper
Step 2: Cut images.
Step 3: Painting your canvas.
Begin on one side of your canvas using warm colors (oranges, reds and yellows). Paint half of the canvas and let dry. Make sure the first half is completely dry before painting the other half with your cool colors (blues and greens) or the paint will get muddy.
Step 4: Place stencil cut outs on canvas.
Step 5: Paint over stencil cut outs and canvas.
Remove the stencil cut outs BEFORE the paint dries!
Half painted with some stencil cut outs removed.
Painted canvas with all stencil cut outs removed.
Adding detail with Paint Pen and Distress Ink.
I added the words ‘You’, ‘Are’, ‘Beautiful’ that I cut out from a magazine.
Hope you enjoy this!