How to Create Little Cherub Artist Block

Create this pretty little Artist's cube With Art Anthology!

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How to Create Little Cherub Artist Block
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First adhere some patterned paper to your block and let dry. Tear around edges and apply white gesso but leave some wood exposed. Brushing lightly several times will give this effect.

First adhere some patterned paper to your block and let dry. Tear around edges and apply white gesso but leave some wood exposed. Brushing lightly several times will give this effect.

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Next apply modeling paste or texture paste through stencil in random areas on all sides of your block. let dry

Next apply modeling paste or texture paste through stencil in random areas on all sides of your block. let dry

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Next add some random stamping on all sides using black archival waterproof ink

Next add some random stamping on all sides using black archival waterproof ink

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Start with your lightest  spray. This is Timeless..Dry naturally or with heat gun. You can  apply water and move your block around to get the color coverage you prefer.Do this for each side of  block.

Start with your lightest spray. This is Timeless..Dry naturally or with heat gun. You can apply water and move your block around to get the color coverage you prefer.Do this for each side of block.

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Repeat step 4 with each color light to dark and dry in between completely.

Repeat step 4 with each color light to dark and dry in between completely.

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Your focal point will require a few steps. First paint with lighter shade of your darkest color. I used a very pale teal. Then rub on a mix of red rust paste and AA Velvet terracotta. let dry

Your focal point will require a few steps. First paint with lighter shade of your darkest color. I used a very pale teal. Then rub on a mix of red rust paste and AA Velvet terracotta. let dry

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Next layer a combination of thinned white gesso and water. Let dry. Then spray a few drops of your darker colors and water. Dry

Next layer a combination of thinned white gesso and water. Let dry. Then spray a few drops of your darker colors and water. Dry

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Next tie a piece of Jute wrapped twice and knotted in front of your piece. Fray the ends a bit. Adhere your focal, flowers, embellishments,and microbeads. Let everything dry!

Next tie a piece of Jute wrapped twice and knotted in front of your piece. Fray the ends a bit. Adhere your focal, flowers, embellishments,and microbeads. Let everything dry!

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Brush thinned white gesso in areas and over flowers as a finishing touch. You may also choose to splatter your gesso lightly which would also work!

Brush thinned white gesso in areas and over flowers as a finishing touch. You may also choose to splatter your gesso lightly which would also work!

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