Thursday, October 08, 2015

Vintage Canvas and Tutorial

Hello Everyone,
Shilpa here and today I am back as a Guest Designer !!

I've created Canvas with Rubber Dance Retro Couple stamp.

Let's see the making process...

I've used a 8'' x 6" canvas here. First I attached torn book pages, flowers diecuts and washi tape on the surface with gel medium.
Next I applied Prima modeling paste through Tim Holtz Gothic stencil. Let it all dry completely. On that I applied thin coat of white gesso, as I wanted to see all the texture in the background.

I used lots of Distress paints to get that vintage look.

I stamped texture, text, couple image with Rubber Dance stamps and Archival inks. 

I added few more layers of tags, tickets and design canvas was ready!

Hope you liked it!

Thanks so much Bibi and Team for this opportunity!!

Thanks everyone for stopping by!

Products Used:
Rubber Dance Stamps - Retro Couple, Diamonds/ HarlequinText
Distress Paints - Antique Linen, Picket fence, Peacock feathers, pumice stone, Fryed burlap
Prima Modeling paste
Tim Holtz Gothic stencil

About Guest Designer Shilpa Nagaonkar:

My name is Shlipa and I live in Bangalore in India. I painted since childhood. Originally I am a card maker, hooked to Mixed media couple of years back. And now creating journal pages and playing with mixed medias is my passion. Usually my creations are vibrant, Lively and colorful. My art keeps me sane. Apart from art I am a voracious reader and enjoy cooking! 
My blog:

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  1. Fabulous canvas Shilpa !! love the vintage feel !!

  2. Thank you so much, Shilpa! This is a great tutorial - the steps look very easy to follow, even for beginners. I LOVE how you create all that texture and it sure got a vintage look with the paints on top. Fabulous! I also love all the layers on top and the Retro Couple stamp as the focal point. Well done! Thanks again for wanting to Guest Design for me!! Love your work!

  3. Just gorgeous your Canvas Shilpa! Great tutorial!

  4. Great tutorial and a beautiful result, dear Shilpa ♥

    1. For some reason I can't visit your blog, Shilpa :(

    2. My bad!!! There was a typo in the link. I have fixed it now. So sorry about that!
      Thank you for making me aware of it, Majo!

  5. Thank you so much everyone for kind words!! :) :)

  6. Love the vintage look of this canvas!

  7. This is a great piece Shilpa! Love your assemblage! ❤️❤️

  8. Such a fun background to do and it turned out so unique and lovely Shilpa. Love the way you used the Rubber Dance Stamps. Super fine tutorial too. Lovely creation!. j.

  9. Ooh, yummy texture. That Retro Couple stamp is so cool. Gorgeous canvas. Hugz


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