Natalie May here sharing an 8×8 canvas that I’m teaching for an upcoming Kids Class here in Adelaide.
I regularly teach a Kids Mixed Media class, and it is one of the most popular classes we run during the holidays. I love that children are willing to have a go, and put aside perfection for having fun! Plus its a perfect opportunity for them to get a little bit messy!
This project will be for them to put up on their wall or on a shelf. It’s super cute and I cant wait to share it with them.
1. Apply some texture paste to the canvas using a mask, and dry with a heat gun.2. Glue a thick paint brush to the canvas, paint it with gesso, and dry. Once dry, add some texture paste in and around the edges of the brush, and then apply some clear micro beads and allow to dry.3. Glue on some wood veneer letters.
4. Spray around the edges of the canvas with Cape Cod Coral
7. Next, I sprinkled on some Cosmic Pink Blue Embossing Powder, and heat set – this gave it a beautiful shimmer all over the paint brush
9. And lastly add some flicks of white paint from a Sharpie Marker just to give it a little dimension.
Here are some close ups of the finished canvas.
I cant wait to teach this, and see what amazing colour combinations the kids come up with!
Lindy’s Products Used
Cape Cod Coral Spray
Cosmic Pink Blue Embossing Powder
Imaginarium Designs Mask
Studio Calico Wood Veneer Alphas
Martha Stewart Micro Beads
Chromacryl Texture Paste
Have a great Day!
11 thoughts on “Kid’s Mixed Media Class Canvas Tutorial by Natalie May”
This is so awesome! I love stars, I love art, and I love the colors 🙂
Thanks Maureen – my daughter loves hers!
Thanks Mary xxxx
Soooo Fantastic!! My daughter would LOVE this in her room!!
Love love love this..
The kids had a ball Kathy – they are super creative – thanks for the love xxxxx
Thanks Virginia – They had so much fun
Thanks so much Marta xxxx
Your project turned out wonderfully – love all the colors! I bet the kids will have such a fun time!
They will LOVE this! I love this! What a fabulous design!
Totally in love with your creation, fabulous work !!!