Mixed Media Canvas by Athanasia Papantoniou

 Hello! Athanasia here today to share a small canvas I created with the June 2015 Limited Edition Spray Set.DSC06417a

To create this mixed media background, first I made a collage with papers, applied some light paste with a stencil, and then I glued everything down. After that, I used the sprays with a paint brush, and spread the colors here and there… I also used the sprays to paint the flowers.

I altered the chipboard pieces with the Shabby Turbine Teal spray and the Obviously Black and Midnight Bronze embossing powders, and some bronze mica flakes.

I also used the embossing powders on the background with a stamp, to create more texture, and give more interest. I really love the result! One more thing I did with the embossing powders, was to create this beautiful butterfly. I stamped twice the butterfly on rice paper, spread the embossing powder, and heat it. Then I cut it around with a scissors, and painted it with the Shabby Turbine Teal spray.

Thank you for visiting!
Have a lovely crafty time 🙂


4 thoughts on “Mixed Media Canvas by Athanasia Papantoniou

  1. YEAH – my favorite thing…. mixed media on canvas with LINDY’S!!!!!!!!!! This is INCREDIBLE Athanasia. The colors are SPECTACULAR. The design is PERFECT. The layers are INTRIGUING. What a GREAT way to start my day. Thanks bunches for such inspiration. j.

  2. Lovely canvas! Very stormy and emotional! I like the colors and background very much! And this is an interesting technique with the butterfly. Thanks for sharing!

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