How to Create a Mixed Media Canvas

Use metal pieces on a canvas to create anamazing mixed media creation full of color and texture.

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How to Create a Mixed Media Canvas
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Paint canvas with black gesso. Add textured modeling paste.

Paint canvas with black gesso. Add textured modeling paste.

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Add more texture with modeling paste and stencils.

Add more texture with modeling paste and stencils.

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3
When completely dry paint over everything with black gesso.

When completely dry paint over everything with black gesso.

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Adhere first layer of metal embellishments with heavy gel medium. Add chipboard squares in the center to add height for next layers.

Adhere first layer of metal embellishments with heavy gel medium. Add chipboard squares in the center to add height for next layers.

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Add second layer of metal embellishments

Add second layer of metal embellishments

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Add final layer of metal embellishments.

Add final layer of metal embellishments.

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When dry cover everything with white gesso.

When dry cover everything with white gesso.

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Spray canvas with ink sprays. Use green and turquise shades.

Spray canvas with ink sprays. Use green and turquise shades.

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Add 3d Balls with heavy gel medium.

Add 3d Balls with heavy gel medium.

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Spray on canvas until it's covered. Paint two keys and chipboard wings with white gesso. Adhere keys and wings to center of metal embellishments pile.

Spray on canvas until it's covered. Paint two keys and chipboard wings with white gesso. Adhere keys and wings to center of metal embellishments pile.

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Spray with black ink spray along the edges of the canvas to add more depth.

Spray with black ink spray along the edges of the canvas to add more depth.

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Add accents with Inka Gold paste.

Add accents with Inka Gold paste.

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Now you have an amazing mixed media canvas to hang on your wall!

Now you have an amazing mixed media canvas to hang on your wall!

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