How to Create an 8x8 Canvas W/Swirlydoos November Kit

Use the Swirlydoos November kit, Scarlet Elegance, to create an 8x8 canvas.

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How to Create an 8x8 Canvas W/Swirlydoos November Kit
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Here's a quick picture of the items used for the canvas.

Here's a quick picture of the items used for the canvas.

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Cut out some of the butterflies from the butterfly paper.

Cut out some of the butterflies from the butterfly paper.

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Gesso the canvas and allow to dry.

Gesso the canvas and allow to dry.

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Add some random stamping with black Archival ink.

Add some random stamping with black Archival ink.

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It's ok to have some of the images run off the edges.

It's ok to have some of the images run off the edges.

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Tap some of the mica powders of your choice in a tray. Keep the colors separate! Add some water to each color to make a thin paint.  You will use a paint brush to splatter the colors on your canvas.

Tap some of the mica powders of your choice in a tray. Keep the colors separate! Add some water to each color to make a thin paint. You will use a paint brush to splatter the colors on your canvas.

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Spray some water directly on the canvas to soften the colors a bit. Use a paper towel to dab the excess.

Spray some water directly on the canvas to soften the colors a bit. Use a paper towel to dab the excess.

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Splatter some black Smooch on the canvas.

Splatter some black Smooch on the canvas.

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Use the brick stencil included in the mixed media add-on to add Texture Paste in white crackle to the upper left corner.

Use the brick stencil included in the mixed media add-on to add Texture Paste in white crackle to the upper left corner.

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Add washi tape along the top and down the left side of the canvas to frame the "Love" rub-on that will be added later.

Add washi tape along the top and down the left side of the canvas to frame the "Love" rub-on that will be added later.

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Add washi tape around the outside edge of the canvas.

Add washi tape around the outside edge of the canvas.

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Add the "Love" rub-on now.

Add the "Love" rub-on now.

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Begin adding your flowers and butterflies along the upper left corner.

Begin adding your flowers and butterflies along the upper left corner.

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I even added some chunky pink glitter for texture.

I even added some chunky pink glitter for texture.

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Add the butterflies.

Add the butterflies.

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Close-up of the flowers and butterfly in upper left corner.

Close-up of the flowers and butterfly in upper left corner.

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