Tuesday, 21 August 2018

Dream Deep - Mixed Media Canvas

Hey guys
I have a mixed media canvas to show you all today. This one is my first ever canvas I made on commission....I have clients purchase my ready artwork but I never had one order a canvas custom made to suit her requirement...I am super happy about this. I have tried my best to make this canvas and it took me 2 days to make it.
 I have used a 8" x 10" canvas from Itsybitsy. I started with priming my surface with gesso and then randomly applied a mixture of black gesso and texture sand on the canvas to give it this grainy texture. While it was wet I added my circle background chipboard shape in various places using gel medium and dried it all.
Once dry, I started layering all my embellishments with gel medium and them dried it all.After a coat fo gesso, I started the coloring process using the magicals on the background and chalk paints on the embellishments. When I was happy with the colors, I highlighted it all with Art Alchemy waxes. To add more interest, I sprinkled some tiny gold stars on the canvas and finished it all with my sentiment which I printed on my printer.....super fun process.
I have few pics to show you my canvas. Since I got this framed before I took the closeup pictures and the frame cannot be removed....I do not have any close up pictures which is really disappointing. Now when I try to take pictures...its glaring up which is truly annoying. So here are a few pics I could take before I sent it for framing.... next time I will surely click all my pics before I send it out...Lesson learnt!
Here is a small clip showing you my canvas....
I have used Mixed media Mediums like heavy matt gel and black gesso, Canvas, Texture sand, chalk paints, Metal and chipboard embellishments from Little Birdie Crafts. I used art alchemy waxes and few metal embellishments from Prima Marketing and a few magical shakers from Lindy's Stamp gang.....so much love went into making this canvas. it was my first time with magicals and I truly love them.....these shakers are amazing.

I am putting my canvas up at the following blog challenges:

  1. Creative artiste Mixed Media Challenge#41- Anything Goes
  2. Rhedds Creative Sprit Challenge August 2018-  Anything Goes
  3. Double D Challenge- The Moon and/or The stars 
  4. HLS Mixed Media August 2018 Challenge - Words


List of Supplies used
Bavarian Blue Magical ShakerBlack Forest Black Magical ShakerPolka Purple Magical ShakerPrima - Finnabair - Art Alchemy - Metallique Wax - Vintage GoldPrima - Finnabair - Art Alchemy - Metallique Wax - Old SilverPrima - Finnabair - Mechanicals - Mini Stars
Thank you for stopping by...I hope you all liked it.

7 comments:

  1. WOW what a beautiful mixed media work of art! Thanks so much for joining in the fun at our Double D ‘The Moon and the Stars’ challenge! Good Luck and we hope you’ll come back often.

    Darlene
    DOUBLE D Challenge Blog
    DAR’S CRAFTY CREATIONS Please stop in for a visit!

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  2. Wow, this is so amazing!! The details you added are spectacular!! I love the colors and design!! What a stunning project this is!! Have a great day!! Big hugs :)

    Lisa
    A Mermaid's Crafts

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  3. WOW!! This is stunning, i love everything about it especially the wording.
    Thank you for sharing with us at Happy Little Stampers Mixed Media Challenge
    Kelly (DT)

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  4. Your client should be very happy! Your canvas is beautiful. Thank you for sharing with us at Rhedd's Creative Spirit Challenge this month.

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  5. What a stunning creation..I love it.
    A fabulous entry for our challenge at Rhedd's Creative Spirit.

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  6. Lovely work. Beautiful design, texture and colours. Thank you for joining us at Rhedd's Creative Spirit this month. Judy DT

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  7. Fabulous mixed media piece!
    Thank you for sharing with Happy Little Stampers!
    Susan
    Calling All Crafters! – My personal Blog!

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