Saturday, February 20, 2016

How to create a stunning mixed media canvas

Did you add the Creativity Add On to your Scraps of Darkness main kit this month?  Looking for ideas on what to make with it?  Well we've got one for ya!

Mixed Media Butterfly Canvas by Tanya SonataJoy

Want to see how to turn that plain canvas you got in the Feb. Heirloom Kit Creativity Add On into this?  Tanya's done a great video tutorial showing you how she created this gorgeous blue and black butterfly canvas.

Before I share it, I'll list the products from our kits and store that were used on this beauty - the kit and add ons are sold out, but you can find many of the products individually in our store as well:
Winsor & Newton 5x7 Canvas: Feb. Creativity Add On and Store 
Black Gesso: Store
White Gesso: Store
Blue Fern Studios Royal Monarchs chipboard butterflies: Feb. Main Kit and Store 
Tim Holtz Gallery Industrious Stickers: Feb. Main Kit and Store 
 Prima Finnabair Messy Stamp: Feb. Main Kit
Blue Fern Studios Arcadia Textures Stamp: Feb. Creativity Add On
 Silhouette Rhinestones: Feb. Creativity Add On and Store
Craft Consortium Always & Forever Metal Keys: Feb. Main Kit
 Brusho Crystal Colours: Feb. Creativity Add On - more colors in the Store
Antique Rose Nuvo Crystal Drops: Feb. Main Kit and Store
Lindy's Stamp Gang Midnight Pewter Embossing Powder: Feb. Color Add On
 Silks Acrylic Glaze: Store

And here's that video I promised:



And a few close ups of this stunning mixed media work of art:





Thanks so much for visiting us today, and if you've created your own masterpiece with the kit, please share it with us in our Online Community on Facebook, we'd love to see it!
~Melinda

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