Friday, June 09, 2017

Butterfly Canvas

The first of two canvases that I made with BJ Crafts using Imagination Craft supplies on the very last day of  the 3 day Oyster Craft Retreat.  A messy but enjoyable time.  We covered our canvases in Rusty Patina Texture paint  and used several stencils to get the different designs. Heat drying after each application. Once we had finished the layering we rubbed on Alchemy Wax in turquoise and blue and then chose some laser cut velvet board images that we covered in Starlights metallic paints  which we again heat set and this gave the bubble effect .


22 comments:

  1. lOVE this canvas and it's fun to get messy with fab results like this.xx [aNNie]

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  2. This is fabulous, I love the textures ans colours you've used on this.

    Sue xx

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  3. Gorgeous canvas I love playing a round with mixed media products and getting messy.

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  4. Gorgeous canvas, I love how the blue comes through x

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  5. Wonderful canvas, love all the texture x

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  6. Great textures and lovely colours on your canvas! Love the butterflies!
    I too would love playing with mixed media, hope to have time soon

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  7. Wonderful canvas Valery, so much to see and fabulous texture, I love the colours and the pretty butterflies, Kate x

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  8. You certainly looked like you had fun on the workshops. Great texture and pretty colours on this fabulous canvas x

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  9. Amazing canvas Mrs A...love the background and your butterflies.
    Have a great weekend!
    I received a lovely tiny crochet octopus from Croatia and when I showed it to Harry, he immediately began to smile and asked me if he could have it. So, he is happy now with his new friend☺☺
    xxx Margreet

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  10. So very beautiful, love the texture! It's so much fun to get messy too. :)
    Hugs, Sherry x
    Loose Stitches and Unraveled Threads

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  11. Wow! Lovely canvas, ValeryAnne - it's exquisitely done! Your choices of stencils and paints is amazing. I have not tried anything this much fun -- yet -- there is something wrong with my "letting go" gene, preventing me from flowing with the feel of things -- but I will get there, and maybe even make something as incredible as your masterpiece! hugs, de

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  12. Hi Mrs A this is a stunning canvas. It is just so pretty the butterflies are beautiful. Take care. Hugs Jackie

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  13. I agree with the poster above me. This canvas is stunning and the depth of the texture is superb!

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  14. Hi Mrs A,
    such a lovely canvas and a super gorgeous design too.
    Lots of crafty love. Jenny L.

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  15. Great canvas, Mrs A, and I love the shimmery butterflies. xx

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  16. Beautifully done, Anne. LOVE your canvas background with all that glorious texture. Your sparkly butterflies are so pretty! xx

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  17. What a fabulous canvas. I love the pretty colour and the texture looks wonderful. Barbxx

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  18. Lovely Butterfly canvas. The textures are very intriguing and give so much depth. Soft and Beautiful! <3

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  19. Ooh this is gorgeous! So pretty and lots of texture too! Was this at the Daventry retreat? So cool if it was! Hugs. xxx

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