Hello. Gaylynn here with my Technique Time series. Today, I am sharing canvas art. This is a way of adding a stamped watercolor cardstock panel to a painted mixed media canvas.
Adding paper craft art to a canvas is a great way to preserve your artwork. It is similar to card making, but instead in a mixed-media format.
Persevere. With no apologies. Do what you need to do.
~ Angela Magnuson
Here are helpful canvas art tips for how to add stamped art to a painted canvas. First, prime and then paint a canvas. Then, allow it to dry after priming and also after painting. Next, stamp then watercolor the wagon panel and the flowers, using watercolor paper and waterproof ink. Then, dry completely. Next cut out the flowers and trim the wagon panel. Optional, add sparkle to the flowers. Next, in a well-ventilated area, add spray fixatif to the front and the back sides of the stamped and colored art panel and to the flowers. Onto the canvas, hand stamp background accents and then dry. Then, apply a matte gel medium to the canvas and to the back side of the wagon panel. Next, with dry hands, gently press the cardstock panel over the canvas. Then, apply a top coat of matte gel medium over the canvas and the artwork. Finally, allow the canvas to dry completely. Optional, adhere a dry accent frame and then glue the flowers to accent.
Here is another look.
Finally, here is my video tutorial for this project. It will detail the full process.
Supplies: Unity Stamp Co. No Apologies (May 2020 Uniquely Unity AngMag), Border Of Poppies and Beautiful Elements; Winsor & Newton Artists’ Canvas 5×7 stretched 11 oz cotton; Gesso canvas primer, Liquitex Basics acrylic paint in neutral gray 5, silver and titanium white; Liquitex matte gel medium, Krylon workable fixatif, gray cardstock, MFT frame dies, Wonder tape, glue gun, Ranger watercolor paper, StazOn ink, mini Misti, Altenew watercolor, paint brushes, foam brushes, Ink On 3 liquid pixie dust, stencil pal.
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