I made this piece to be a journal cover - finished size is 8x6". Nothing on this piece is hard to do, just let yourself go and play!
Coat Cold Press Watercolor with Gesso and let dry or heat set (I like to coat with Gesso when adding a lot of layers so the paper does not buckle and I have more time to work with the colors)
Base: Apply Silks Acrylic Glaze with a credit card in random patterns (colors Snapdragon, Lime, & Guatemalan) - blending as you go. If they start to dry, add some water. When you have a look you like, heat set so next colors do not blend
All acrylic paints mentioned below are Heavy Body paints. I like Heavy Body paints so I can add texture and they are not as transparent as other acrylic paints. I don't try to stay in the lines of the stencils as I like the look. Using a paint brush, add the following:
Registered: August 8, 2006 Location: Roseville CA Posts: 16706
Fri, Mar 08, 2013 @ 7:29 AM
i was hoping to find you out here :) LOVE this creation! i just bought the punchinella stencil too, haven't used it yet. i too love heavy body acryllic paint - it is so creamy and so dreamy to work with. blessings, lela