Wood frame mixed media canvas

I have many scraps and I wanted to slowly use them up somehow. I saw many tutorials online where people create a mosaic background with them.  I wanted it a bit textured and a little raised in some spots.  Therefore, I glued a lot of layers on some spots and one layer only on another.   I used Golden Gel Medium and old scraps cut out into little squares and rectangles.  I used a 3×3 inch wood canvas, a wood frame and wooden butterflies that I painted black and then used Faber Castel Gelatos in gold color to give it a wood-like look.

Step 1

Paint wood objects with black acrylic paint

Step 2

Cut scraps to squares and rectangles

Step 3

Glue scraps on wood 3×3 canvas

Step 4

Use Gelatos to give a wood old look

Wood frame tutorial

Step 5

Glue paper dolls by Tim Holtz and the text

Wood frame tutorial

 


Completed Project

 

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