Thursday, April 9, 2015

Steampunk Canvas Video Tutorial by Gabrielle Pollacco

Hi All! Gabrielle here with you today to share a new project I made up using a unique elongated canvas and some really fun Shimmerz products! I've always wanted to try doing one of these long canvas's and I found myself one in a nice manageable size for my first try, this is a 4x12 inch Artist Loft Canvas that I found at my local craft store.

I was going for a metalic/verdigris look for this one so I chose these colors and products for this project:

~ Mandarin Mai Tai Coloringz
~ Olive Branch Spritz
~ A Shade of Grey Coloringz
~ Chocolate Brownie Coloringz
~ Before the Dawn Coloringz
~ Ride the Tide Creameez
~ Miner Miner 49er Inklingz
~ Giddy about Green Inklingz

I will take you through the whole process of creating this project, from making the heart centerpiece embellishment to layering on all these lovely paint products.  So grab yourself a cup of coffee/or tea, relax and enjoy!....

I hope you enjoyed watching my step by step on creating this canvas!  Here are a few close-ups of my page .....

Close-up of the air dry clay heart I made as centerpiece for this project as well as some of the Dusty Attic chipboard pieces I used to make up the canvas design.

I added some textures with molding paste and some stencils and used the Shimmerz NEW 'Ride the Tide' Creameez and 'Giddy About Green' Inklingz with 'Miner Miner 49er' Inklingz to get the verdigris (aged metal) look.

Thanks so much for stopping by the Shimmerz Blog today! You can order your paint products at the Shimmerz Paint Store HERE.   Remember if you would like to have a FREE/Bonus Shimmerz product in the color of your choice, just put my name 'Gabrielle' in the 'Instructions to Merchant/Seller' part of your next order!  xo


Kathy Bradley said...

Beautiful, Gabrielle! The colors, chippies - all perfect.

Rita said...

Absolutely Magnificent. X. Hugs Rita xxx

Rita said...

Absolutely Magnificent. X. Hugs Rita xxx

Ellen Maxine Sandoval said...

Everything you make is amazing, I love your inspire me to do better...thank you....maxine