Canvas Layout Tutorial with Featured Designer Anna Wisniewska

I’d like to share with you a toutorial that presents my favourite two ways of using Lindy’s Stamp Gang fabulous mists.
I decided to show Yoy the way that I make canvas πŸ™‚
All we need are:
The first step that we have to do is to prepare the background of our canvas. I put the thin coat of white gesso onto the whole surface of canvas. I use a sponge for it.
Then I dry it with the heater and I put the white acrylic medium through the mask. I chose the circle mask because it is perfect for boyish, a little messy projects πŸ™‚
Β And I dry it with the heater again πŸ™‚
Β I chose the mists that I’ll use πŸ™‚ I also prepare some water and a few paintbrushes.
I used to splash the mists with the paintbrushes. It is one of my favourite ways of using mists. So I splash the first mist – Mad Hatter Mint.
I spray a little water on it.
And I dry it:
I do the same with the second mist – Baby Blue Eyes Aqua.
Splashing mist with the paintbrush, spraying a little water on it and drying it.
Β And the same with the third – Edelweiss Moss Green.
And that’s our background πŸ™‚
Then I choose the embellishments – papers, stickers, tags, stamps, ribbons, laces, washi tapes, chipboards and so on…
I want my canvas to be three-dimensional so I stick the photo not to the canvas directly, but to the pieces of cardboard.
Β Then I make the composition.
The individual pieces of paper I stick behind the photo on different levels – that gives the three dimensions into my project πŸ™‚
And now I colour the chipboard – it is my second favourite way of using Lindy’s Stamp Gang mists πŸ™‚
Β I choose the mist,
and then I colour the chipboard – I use paintbrush for it.Β Mad Hatter Mint for smile,
Β and Baby Blue Eyes Aqua for the camera.
Β And then I stick the chipboards on the canvas.
And the last step – I add the embellishments – washi tapes, stickers, stamps, flairs, pieces of the ribbon, some white paint splashes.
And there is – ready canvas with the cute photo of my little son πŸ™‚

12 thoughts on “Canvas Layout Tutorial with Featured Designer Anna Wisniewska

  1. Wow! I so love your technique!!!! Love the softened look…I am always afraid to buy bold/bright colors and never thought “move with water to tone them to more of my look!!! Great job, love the whole project. Thanks so much for sharing!

  2. This is fabulous! I am always looking for backgrounds, etc pertaining to boys and this is it! Thanks for sharing.

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