Sunday, 10 June 2018

The Blank Page Muse Stamps Beach Themed Mixed Media Canvas

Hi all 

This months project for The Blank Page Muse Stamps is going to the beach. It's one of my favourite themes so i have made a canvas using the Nautical stamp sets. Scroll down to learn how to create this project.

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Product list
A4 Blank Canvas
Rust Paste
Blue Ink
Heavy gel medium
Mdf frame (Samantha K)
Mdf net shape (Samantha K)
Glass sand (Artful Days)


Cover the canvas with gesso and texture paste. 
Then spray with sea green and blue mist sprays
Apply a stencil to the base using modeling paste.
Dye a few strips of cheese cloth with sea green ink and once dry glue them to the canvas.

paint a frame with rust paste and then dry brush with blue paint.

Cut out a circle from patterned paper using a die and then stamp the octopus in the middle/

Glue the frame to the topper and adhere to canvas. Use a mould to make the mermaid tail, pint it and add a starfish.

Stamp out more sea creatures using different coloured ink pads and cut them out.

Glue the MDF shapes down and then add the sea creatures over the top.

Apply heavy gel medium around the canvas and sprinkle over with glass sand.

Add gems and mini shells around the canvas.

Add chunky layers of glass sand.
 Add pearls and shells to the edges.

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Sharon said...

Fab canvas Katie - love all the texture - very "sea" themed - perfect!

TangledBlueRose said...

Love this wonderful canvas, so rich in textures and colors!
Thanks Katie!

crafty-stamper said...

Fabulous canvas love all the texture and brilliant octopus stamp
Carol x

Kate M said...

Beautiful Beach scene you have created, fabulous colours and texture, so much to see. Great mixed media canvas!

Kathy said...

Lovely sea themed canvas Katie

Cathy said...

Great canvas. I like the frame with the octopus in it.

Faith A at Daffodil Cards said...

I'm in awe at your talent on each visit.

Tracy Welham said...

A fabulouse nautical piece Katie. Creative Blessings, Tracy x

Katie said...

Thank you Sharon

Katie said...

Thank you Kim

Katie said...

Thank you Carol

Katie said...

Thank you Kate

Katie said...

Thank you Kathy

Katie said...

Thank you Cathy

Katie said...

Thank you Faith

Katie said...

Thank you Tracy