Show Me Sunday - A Tutorial by Carol!

Sunday, February 10, 2013

"Love, Laugh, Live" Canvas Tutorial

Hi, everyone. Its time for Sunday Tutorial. Today I'm going to share about another mixed media canvas.

Here's what you need:

  1. Canvas
  2. Chipboard Words (Want2scrap)
  3. The Crafter's Workshop Stencil (Bricks)
  4. Tattered Angels Mists (Verdigris, Bronze, Splash Chalkboard, Coconut Shell Glaze)
  5. Folkart Acrylic Paints (Titanium White, Baby Pink, Turquoise)
  6. Semco Acrylic Paint (Platinum Metallic)
  7. Distress Inks (Tea Dye, Vintage Photo)
  8. Golden Fiber Paste/Crackle Paste and Glass Bead Gel
  9. Stazon Jet Black Ink
  10. Assorted Stamps
  11. Prima Flowers and Paper
  12. Claudine Hellmuth Multi-Medium
  13. Swaroski Crystals
  14. Glossy Accent


  1. Spray mists randomly and generously till it pools. Heat dry.
  2. Paint the sides and edges with acrylic paints
  3. Using a stencil, spread the mixture of fiber paste or crackle paste and glass bead gel at the top and bottom corner of canvas. Heat set.
  4. Distressed edges of paper strips and adhered with multi-medium.
  5. Stamp randomly across canvas.
  6. Using your fingers, dab white acrylic paint randomly.
  7. Paint the chipboard words with metallic paint. Heat dry.
  8. Adhere the chipboard words to canvas and add Swaroski crystals.
  9. Add flowers and you are done!
Hope you enjoy my tutorial. Remember, you do not have to be an art student to create beautiful art!!

Have fun!! Thanks for stopping by.


3 Responses to “Show Me Sunday - A Tutorial by Carol!”

SandeeNC said...

Really enjoyed watching your video this afternoon, loved how you made a mixture of pastes to created a modeling texture. Learned something today :) Your canvas turned out beautifully! waving hi from the hills of North Carolina ♥

Christina Hicks said...

Your project has so inspired me. I am off to try my hand at this. It wont be anywhere as nice as yours, but I think it will be fun. Thanks for sharing your art.

Barb Craft said...

Loved your video Carol! You have so many great pointers in it! I can't wait to get messy and try it!

barb :)