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Workshop Wednesday Vintage Style " Don't Be Afraid of Change" Canvas Tutorial

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Step 1. Start with a canvas (20cm x 30 cm) that have been collaged with papers that you love. I have chosen  a black and white theme using paper napkins, tissue paper, paper doily and some Tim Holtz idea-ology music paper. I have used #Decoart Decoupage medium to adhere paper to canvas.
Step 2 Brush on a little Gesso here and there to blend out the background. Block in circles for your roses.

Step 3 Use a filbert brush with washes of Olive green, Vines and Raindrop ( Jo Sonja Artist Colours) for the leaves. Add rose shadows in Burnt Umber.

Step 4 Load the filbert brush (or angle brush) with your rose colour and Warm White, Paint in the strokes around the Burnt Umber center first, then work outwards for side and bottom petals. 

Step 5 Choose your printed vintage image, cut out the shape and use the Decopage medium to adhere to canvas.  Do the same with your printed paper butterflies.  Draw in the butterflies feelers with a Black alcohol ink pen.  Using fabric stiffening medium adhere …

Mt Tamborine " Craft Extravaganza" Friday6th through to Sunday8th May 2016

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