Inspirational Pastel Bubble Mixed Media Canvas

Inspirational Pastel Bubble Mixed Media Canvas

Posted by DecoArt on Apr 16th 2015

Inspiration will bubble up in any space with a mixed media canvas in pastels and Americana® Stencils.


    • palette or plastic plate
    • scissors
    • 1" flat brush
    • cosmetic sponge
    • tissue paper
    • canvas



    Let dry completely between painting steps.

    1. Cut out circles of various sizes from various colors of tissue paper. (Shown: yellow, purple, blue, pink, green, and white.)
    2. Using a 1" flat brush, apply Matte Medium in a small area on the canvas. Place the tissue paper circles down as desired. Apply another layer of Matte Medium on top. Layer smaller circles inside larger ones.
    3. Instruction #2
    4. Randomly outline some circles with Translucent White.
    5. Instruction #3
    6. Create a mix of Translucent White and water. Drip the mix onto the canvas and let it drip down. (Blow lightly if needed to help it slide down the canvas.)
    7. Instruction #4
    8. Position the stencil (shown: Inspiration) as desired. Using a cosmetic sponge, apply Dioxazine Purple to "love". Apply Cobalt Blue Hue to the remaining words.