How to Create Mixed Media Canvas

Step by step tutorial creating my Mixed Media Canvas using lots of Art Anthology Colorations.

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How to Create Mixed Media Canvas
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I started with an 8x10 Canvas and added some lace and trim,  I adhered the trim down with Modge Podge.

I started with an 8x10 Canvas and added some lace and trim, I adhered the trim down with Modge Podge.

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Then I coiled leftover trim and jute into a circle then adhered it with fabri-tac.

Then I coiled leftover trim and jute into a circle then adhered it with fabri-tac.

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I started adding embellishments for texture.  I used an old paint brush and wrapped it with wire.  Placed my dragonfly die cut on top of paint brush.  Adhered everything with fabri-tac.

I started adding embellishments for texture. I used an old paint brush and wrapped it with wire. Placed my dragonfly die cut on top of paint brush. Adhered everything with fabri-tac.

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I added some Art Stones for more texture.

I added some Art Stones for more texture.

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Then I brushed everything including canvas with Acrylic White Gesso.  Once everything is covered with Gesso I used my heat dry tool.

Then I brushed everything including canvas with Acrylic White Gesso. Once everything is covered with Gesso I used my heat dry tool.

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I added distress clear crackle in various places for more texture.

I added distress clear crackle in various places for more texture.

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Once crackle was completely naturally dried I sprays Rustic Colorations then heat dried with my heating tool.

Once crackle was completely naturally dried I sprays Rustic Colorations then heat dried with my heating tool.

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Then I sprayed Granny Smith Colorations behind the Dragonfly,  heat dried it with my heating tool.

Then I sprayed Granny Smith Colorations behind the Dragonfly, heat dried it with my heating tool.

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I sprayed Siesta Key Colorations to most of the canvas,  heat dried it with my heat tool.

I sprayed Siesta Key Colorations to most of the canvas, heat dried it with my heat tool.

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I sprayed Sand Castle Colorations on my Dargonfly,  heat dried it with my heat tool.

I sprayed Sand Castle Colorations on my Dargonfly, heat dried it with my heat tool.

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I wanted pops of color so I sprayed Marlin Colorations to some of the flowers,  heat dried it with my heat tool.

I wanted pops of color so I sprayed Marlin Colorations to some of the flowers, heat dried it with my heat tool.

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For more pops of color I sprayed Patience Colorations to some flowers and then heat dried it with my heat tool.

For more pops of color I sprayed Patience Colorations to some flowers and then heat dried it with my heat tool.

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I wanted to deepened the blue/green color so I sprayed Peacock Feathers Colorations and heat dried it with my heat tool.

I wanted to deepened the blue/green color so I sprayed Peacock Feathers Colorations and heat dried it with my heat tool.

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I sprayed  Rustic Colorations to my canvas heat dried it with my heat tool.

I sprayed Rustic Colorations to my canvas heat dried it with my heat tool.

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I sprayed Patience Colorations to my Dragonfly for color heat dried it with my heat tool.

I sprayed Patience Colorations to my Dragonfly for color heat dried it with my heat tool.

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Then I sprayed Plush Colorations to my Dragonfly and heat dried it with my heat tool.

Then I sprayed Plush Colorations to my Dragonfly and heat dried it with my heat tool.

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I wanted to lighten up my canvas so I touched up with some Acrylic White Gesso.

I wanted to lighten up my canvas so I touched up with some Acrylic White Gesso.

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I let my canvas dry for several hours and then added a few more embellishments, microbeads and sequins.

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