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Steampunk Girl Mixed Media Canvas

Steampunk Girl Mixed Media Canvas

Posted by DecoArt on Jan 22nd 2016

Gear up color and style in this steampunk-inspired mixed media canvas using DecoArt Media®.

SUPPLIES

    • water container
    • paper towels
    • scissors
    • pencil
    • 3/4" flat brush
    • #8 round brush
    • cosmetic sponge
    • scrapbook paper
    • plain white copy paper
    • canvas
    • palette knife
    • oil pastels
    • public domain image

    INSTRUCTIONS

    1. Use a 3/4" flat brush to randomly paint the canvas with Serene and Timeless. Use a #8 round brush to paint random areas with Cerulean Blue and Quinacridone Gold, adding plenty of water and moving the canvas around so the paint will drip.
    2. Instruction #1
    3. Mix (1) part Cerulean Blue with (1) part Quinacridone Gold. Use the mix and the Andy Skinner Incognito Stencil to randomly stencil the canvas with a cosmetic sponge.
    4. Instruction #2
    5. Use a pencil to draw an oval on the Americana Metallic Type Decou-Page Paper and cut it out with scissors. Using a 3/4" flat brush, paint the oval in Quinacridone Gold, adding plenty of water to make it transparent.
    6. Instruction #3
    7. Trace the girl on a separate piece of white paper. Use a 3/4" flat brush to paint her face in Titan Buff. Use a #8 round brush to paint her eyes in Titanium White and Cerulean Blue. Use a #8 round brush to paint her lips in Quinacridone Gold. Trace her dress on a piece of scrapbook paper and cut out. Adhere her in place with a 3/4" flat brush and Matte Medium. (Refer to photo for placement.) Use brown oil pastel to line the eyes and pink oil pastel for the rosy cheeks.
    8. Instruction #4
    9. Paint her hair using a #8 round brush in Cerulean Blue; highlight by adding a bit of Titanium White while the paint is still wet.
    10. Instruction #5
    11. Print the hat and bird images; cut out; and adhere using a 3/4" flat brush and Matte Medium.
    12. Instruction #6
    13. Mix 20% Cerulean Blue with Texture Sand Paste. Use this mix and a palette knife to loosely "frame" the canvas.
    14. Instruction #7

    DOWNLOADS

    Girl Pattern