Posted by DecoArt on Oct 3rd 2016
This painting is a fusion of various materials
- DecoArt Media Mediums and Specialty Products - Modeling Paste - White (DMM21-71)
- DecoArt Media Mediums and Specialty Products - Texture Sand Paste (DMM23-71)
- DecoArt Media Mediums and Specialty Products - Gesso - White (DMM18-71)
- DecoArt Media Mediums and Specialty Products - Gesso - Black (DMM19-71)
- DecoArt Media Mediums and Specialty Products - Clear Matte Medium (DMM20-71)
- DecoArt Media Mediums and Specialty Products - Crackle Paint - White (DMM15-71)
- DecoArt Media Varnishes - Ultra-Matte Varnish (DMM24-71)
- Weathered Wood 8oz - Weathered Wood (DAS8-36)
- Dryer Sheets
- Gauze Bandage
- Stripes Of Corrugated Cardboard
- Wallpaper Border With Structure Assorted Brushes
- Assorted Brushes
Gather your canvas and materials for structure
Glue down the structured wallpaper border with Decou – Page
Cut the border in half lengthwise and glue to edges
Soak dryer sheets and gauze bandage very much with Decou–Page and applies to the middle of the canvas.
Create mountains and valleys and let dry over night.
Paint middle section of canvas ( mountains and valleys) with black Gesso.
Apply a good layer of Weathered Wood Crackle Medium to the middle section of the canvas on top of the black Gesso and let dry.
Paint a layer of DecoArt Media Crackle Paint to the middle section and let dry.
Apply Modeling Paste to the sides of the canvas and wait till touchdry. Then stamp with textstamp into the paste. Moistening your stamp with water and clean after every impression. Let dry.
Let completely dry.
Paint a thin layer of white Gesso on top of the Modeling Paste and let dry.
Use the Shimmer Mister only on the middle section of the canvas.
Glue down stripes of corrugated cardboard with Matte Medium.
Wait until everything is dry.
Apply Texture Sand Paste on top of the corrugated cardboard.
Paint on top of Texture Sand Paste with Raw Umber and let dry.
Drybrush Burnt Sienna on top of Raw Umber and let dry.
Paint Titanium White on the edges of the canvas on top of the stamped Modeling Paste and let dry.
Seal the complete Canvas with a layer of Matte Medium.
Paint a layer of Antiquing Cream Carbon Black on the edges - on top of the stamped Modeling Paste.
Remove softly some of the Antiquing Cream and seal the edges with a layer of Matte Medium.
Apply a wash of Quinacridone Gold to the complete canvas.
Paint Quinacridone Gold on top of corrugated cardboard on some spots.
Let the wash dry completely.
Apply a very light wash of Phthalo Blue to the middle section and see the yellow turning green – ish. Apply the wash also on top of the stamped section. Play with more and less water in your wash for deeper accents. Let dry .
Paint wash/es of Transparent Red Iron Oxide.
Don't use too much paint at once. Let dry and maybe apply another layer here and there. Let airdry. The result is completely different when using a heat-tool.
Drybrush Antiquing Cream Patina Green to some moutains in the middle section and on the strips of corrugated cardboard.
Drybrush English Red Oxide to highlight the rust sections.
Paint the four sides of the canvas with Carbon black and seal the canvas two times with Ultra - Matte Varnish.
Let the canvas completely dry.