How to Create a Layered Stencil Background

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How to Create a Layered Stencil Background
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Add Transparent Gloss Texture Paste through the Ringer Layering Stencil across the middle of the canvas, leaving a border un-stencilled. Allow the paste to dry.

Add Transparent Gloss Texture Paste through the Ringer Layering Stencil across the middle of the canvas, leaving a border un-stencilled. Allow the paste to dry.

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Use your finger to rub a little Gold Embossing Paste through the Numeric Layering Stencil over some of the previously stencilled areas. Allow the paste to dry.

Use your finger to rub a little Gold Embossing Paste through the Numeric Layering Stencil over some of the previously stencilled areas. Allow the paste to dry.

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Using Jet Black Archival Ink stamp Rings across the top of random stencilled areas. Make sure you line up the rings as you go.

Using Jet Black Archival Ink stamp Rings across the top of random stencilled areas. Make sure you line up the rings as you go.

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Add Crackled Texture Paste through the Bubble Layering Stencil randomly over the previously stencilled areas. Allow the paste to dry.

Add Crackled Texture Paste through the Bubble Layering Stencil randomly over the previously stencilled areas. Allow the paste to dry.

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Spread an uneven thick layer of Crazing Distress Collage Medium across the whole canvas and allow to dry.

Spread an uneven thick layer of Crazing Distress Collage Medium across the whole canvas and allow to dry.

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Mist the whole canvas with water before dripping drops of Red Pepper Alcohol Ink diagonally across the stencilled area of the canvas. Mist with more water to allow the ink to seep into the cracks.

Mist the whole canvas with water before dripping drops of Red Pepper Alcohol Ink diagonally across the stencilled area of the canvas. Mist with more water to allow the ink to seep into the cracks.

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Whilst the ink is still wet add Rust Alcohol ink between the existing drips with a brush and blend. Mist with more water if required. Repeat the process using Latte and Mountain Rose Alcohol Inks.

Whilst the ink is still wet add Rust Alcohol ink between the existing drips with a brush and blend. Mist with more water if required. Repeat the process using Latte and Mountain Rose Alcohol Inks.

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Dry the surface with a heat tool. At this point some of the Crazing Medium may begin to fall away from the canvas. Rub the surface to encourage this process to create a more patchy look.

Dry the surface with a heat tool. At this point some of the Crazing Medium may begin to fall away from the canvas. Rub the surface to encourage this process to create a more patchy look.

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Reapply more Crackled Texture Paste through the Bubble Layering Stencil to replicate the original layer. Allow to dry. Then apply a thin layer of Matte Distress Collage Medium to seal the surface.

Reapply more Crackled Texture Paste through the Bubble Layering Stencil to replicate the original layer. Allow to dry. Then apply a thin layer of Matte Distress Collage Medium to seal the surface.

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Add Paper Clay moulded elements onto the canvas over the inky areas. Paint them with white gesso once dry and add a little of the Gold Embossing Paste as a highlight.

Add Paper Clay moulded elements onto the canvas over the inky areas. Paint them with white gesso once dry and add a little of the Gold Embossing Paste as a highlight.

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To finish add a variety of handmade or store bought flowers and Rose Gold Liquid Pearls dots. Use Botanical Remnant Rubs to add words and butterflies, sealing with the Matte Distress Collage Medium.

To finish add a variety of handmade or store bought flowers and Rose Gold Liquid Pearls dots. Use Botanical Remnant Rubs to add words and butterflies, sealing with the Matte Distress Collage Medium.

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