Monday, August 12, 2013

Mixed Media Monday: Beauty is truth... canvas

 Over at the All that Stickles blog I have posted my project for this week's link party: Anything Goes.
I made this 7x7" canvas by trying different and new to me techniques.  I had a blast.  I hope you like it.

Here is my long list of what it took to make this (just in case you are wondering):

1 7"x7" ugly canvas from a liquidation sale at a discount store that was closing
1 very big box of used acrylic paints bought at a Church rummage sale
1 stack of card stock(Staples)  bought for the purpose of stamping on but the paper turned out to be unsuitable for the inks but fine for the paint
1 gel (aka Gelli) plate made from scratch (8 boxes of gelatine, some water, alcohol and glycerin)
1 brayer
2 Flower border die cutters from Ek Success
Stickles by Ranger in colours; Copper, and Diamond
Distress ink by Ranger in Vintage Photo
Goosebumps by Tsukineko
Dry wall tape
Masking tape
1 plastic berry basket from the recyling bin
1 piece of plastic mesh from the recyling bin
Heavy Gel Medium by Liquitex
Mat Gel Medium by Golden
Gesso from Omer deSerres
Aleene's Tacky glue
Tombow glue
Lepage Super Gel glue
3 feathers bought at Dollarama
1 cocktail pin stick from Dollarama
1wooden snowflake die cut (Michaels)
2 vintage bingo chips from my stash of ephemera
1 brass label holder (Dollar Tree)
Natural air drying clay (Crayola)
1 Dymo label maker and black tape (Village des Valeurs)
vintage beads and jewelry bits from various thrift stores
a variety of paints were used in the making of this project:  Golden, Americana, Deco Art, Plaid, Lumin'arte
acrylic glazes: Silks (Dreaming Colours)
Gold Leaf Rub'nBuff
Java Walnut Ink (Tsukineko).

Thanks for viewing.

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