Memories Captured Canvas with Caroline

Hi Lindy’s fans!

Caroline with you today with a step by step tutorial to make a gorgeous textured background canvas.

I choose some fabulous pink and purple tones from my spray stash and when choosing my shades I mixed Flat fabios and Starbursts. Layering both, keeps the awesome shimmer effect.

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I started with some light modeling paste and a stencil, I completely dry it before continuing.

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During that time, I embossed my chippies with Raspberry lemonade and Hollyhock scarlet plum powders

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Then, I put on some art ingredients, peebles and metallic embellishments on my background and I covered them with gesso before starting to add colors. Unfortunately I forgot to take pictures while I was coloring my canvas but you can see the process in the video I made.

I always start by the lighter color. I used Salt Water Taffy, Hibiscus Rose, Bougainvillea Fuschia and Urban Amethyst alternately.

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Here are some close ups to show you how gorgeous the colors look.

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You can watch the entire process in a short video right here or on the Lindy’s stamp gang Youtube channel.

 

Tip

  • The simplest way to alter chipboard is to emboss them, there’s so many gorgeous colors in the store, we can match any combo.

 

Lindy’s Products 

Other products: 

  • Light modeling paste, Gesso, Flowers: Prima – Chipboards: Scrapiniec – Badges: Cuts2luv – Stencil: Tim Holtz – Flowers: Wild orchid crafts

 

Thank you for being there, I hope you had a good time watching!

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