Monday, April 3, 2017

Spring Canvas with Astrid

Hello Shimmerz friends and happy April, the month that Spring is meant to start here in the Northern Hemisphere. So I decided to create a little Spring Canvas:

I have a few step out photos to show you how this came together.
I took a 6 x 6 canvas and layered on some scraps of paper
Next some further texture was added with the help of some stencils.
Then everything was covered with a thin layer of gesso, I also added a scrap of chipboard still on the left side as well as some background stamping.
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I chose a few embellishments I wanted to use
But not before having selected my chosen colours first. This time I decided to use Vibez sprays only
These are the colours I used:
Egg-Noggin 
Palm Reader
Jeni B Bleu
Grape Escape
Quit Yer Wine-n
This is always my favourite part, I love to see how the sprays blend and play together.
Time for the finishing touches....
The flowers were glued onto the little paper clay frame that I made in a mold and coloured with the sprays to match
When doing a canvas it's always important to pay attention to the edges too. I used tissue tape, stamps and of course the sprays
And here another look at the finished piece.

Well that's it, and don't forget:
See you next time and thanks so much for your visit!!

6 comments:

Brenda Brown said...

So pretty, love the colours, textures and design xxx

froebelsternchen Susi said...

Just wonderful!

Sara Barker said...

Gorgeous colors and texture! I love your little frame!

Maryann Laursen said...

Soooo gorgeous work here once again Astrid. You just never disappoint and not today either. This is sooo beautiful and in the most amazing colors too, and I love the texture on it too.

pearshapedcrafting said...

What a gorgeous blend of colours! A really beautiful canvas! Chrisx

butterfly said...

Such amazing textures, and the colours look great all blending and playing together.
Alison x