How to Create a Halloween Canvas

Halloween canvas using collage images from AlteredPages.com and Art Anthology products.

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How to Create a Halloween Canvas
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The Art Anthology Sorbet paint is dimensional so the brush strokes are still raised after it is dry.

The Art Anthology Sorbet paint is dimensional so the brush strokes are still raised after it is dry.

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Matte black acrylic paint is added to the outer edge of the canvas.

Matte black acrylic paint is added to the outer edge of the canvas.

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Trimmed images were distressed with chalk inks in corresponding colors.

Trimmed images were distressed with chalk inks in corresponding colors.

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"Blood" was made using glaze, gelato and a touch of black paint mixed in.

"Blood" was made using glaze, gelato and a touch of black paint mixed in.

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The images which have the blood drips were glued down first and then an eye dropper was used to create drips.

The images which have the blood drips were glued down first and then an eye dropper was used to create drips.

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The drips went into the grooves created by the paint.

The drips went into the grooves created by the paint.

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Hex-shaped Imbedibles were colored by dipping them into various ink pads.

Hex-shaped Imbedibles were colored by dipping them into various ink pads.

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Art Anthology Imbedibles

Art Anthology Imbedibles

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Hexes were glued in various places.

Hexes were glued in various places.

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Including the outer edges.

Including the outer edges.

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A touch of purple was added to each of the main images.

A touch of purple was added to each of the main images.

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German scrap is foil paper so it needs to be colored with paint instead of ink.  I used the same paint as the canvas background.

German scrap is foil paper so it needs to be colored with paint instead of ink. I used the same paint as the canvas background.

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The German scrap was glued in place and then a life sign was added.

The German scrap was glued in place and then a life sign was added.

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The main focal images of Dracula and the bride were added.

The main focal images of Dracula and the bride were added.

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Yes, I know she is the bride of Frankenstein, but I like her here anyway.  I used a bat image outlined with clear stickles to create her necklace.

Yes, I know she is the bride of Frankenstein, but I like her here anyway. I used a bat image outlined with clear stickles to create her necklace.

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Completed canvas is ready to hang for Halloween!

Completed canvas is ready to hang for Halloween!

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