How to Make a Mini Canvas With Lots of Texture and Color

Mini Canvas created for Sin City Stamps in partnership with Cottonwood Arts by gracielliedesign.blogspot.com/

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How to Make a Mini Canvas With Lots of Texture and Color
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I started out covering my 6 1/2" x 4" Cottonwood Arts canvas with 2 coats of homemade gesso.

I started out covering my 6 1/2" x 4" Cottonwood Arts canvas with 2 coats of homemade gesso.

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Next I adhered a leather textured cardstock die cut border.

Next I adhered a leather textured cardstock die cut border.

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I used a homemade stencil to apply crackle embossing paste.

I used a homemade stencil to apply crackle embossing paste.

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I applied more crackle embossing paste on the bottom with another homemade stencil.

I applied more crackle embossing paste on the bottom with another homemade stencil.

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I applied one more coat of gesso to the canvas.

I applied one more coat of gesso to the canvas.

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I added one more die cut on top of the embossed border.

I added one more die cut on top of the embossed border.

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I started coloring the canvas with Pan Pastels in Magenta, Hansa Yellow and Titanium White. I blended them well using a Sofft Knife applicator.

I started coloring the canvas with Pan Pastels in Magenta, Hansa Yellow and Titanium White. I blended them well using a Sofft Knife applicator.

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I also colored the canvas with a bit of Permanent Green and Ultramarine Blue Pan Pastels.

I also colored the canvas with a bit of Permanent Green and Ultramarine Blue Pan Pastels.

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Using multisurface inks in Berry, Tangelo and Sunshine I stamped some rossette images from Sin City Stamps on the colored canvas.

Using multisurface inks in Berry, Tangelo and Sunshine I stamped some rossette images from Sin City Stamps on the colored canvas.

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I colored a chipboard piece from Sin City Stamps with acrylic gold paint, adhered it with Tacky Glue and added a banner with a heat embossed sentiment, also from Sin City Stamps.

I colored a chipboard piece from Sin City Stamps with acrylic gold paint, adhered it with Tacky Glue and added a banner with a heat embossed sentiment, also from Sin City Stamps.

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I hope you enjoyed seeing my tutorial and project. For more about my work please visit http://gracielliedesign.blogspot.com/ For more about the products I used please visit http://sincitystamps.com/

I hope you enjoyed seeing my tutorial and project. For more about my work please visit gracielliedesign.blogspot.com/ For more about the products I used please visit sincitystamps.com/

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