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Monday, November 11, 2013

Follow your dreams Canvas

Hello friends! Giovana here today, I want to show you the canvas I made few days ago, I used different mediums for this project and I hope you like it.

I started my project with an 8" x 8" Stretched Canvas, covered it with Gesso a couple of times. Then I added Lettuce and Pool Acrylic Paint, and set to dry. While my canvas was drying I stamped the pretty Prima stamp Riley Doll to a piece of Watercolor Paper in Jet Black Archival Ink, colored it with Inktense Pencils and cut it out.

After my canvas got dried, I added embossing paste over my Summer Garden stencil, then I added more Lettuce Paint to add some color, I color the flowers with Red pepper Acrylic paint, but at the end I covered one with the pretty Petallo's  flowers, I added a bit of color to the edges with Red pepper paint as well.

Then I took the Mini Chicken wire stencil and Metallic Copper paint and added it in random spots. Finally I took my favorite stencil (for now) Rays by Tim Holtz and Amber Gold Ferro Paint and added it to the left corner. The doll was added after the paint dried.

This is the final look, I worte the sentiment with a black marker.
Hope you like it!
Have a great day.


Kim said...

Beautiful canvas, Giovana! I love the sun beam behind your doll's head..just perfect!

Bonnie Irvine said...

Giovana, this is beautiful. I love the scene you have created. The metallic rays behind her head are so striking and really draw the eye to this sweet girl. Lovely colour palette!

Micki said...

I love the embossing paste stencil and the way you added the girl. Gorgeous canvas.

Unknown said...

Adorable! She is gorgeous! And I am loving the metallic embossing paste behind her - love!

Sue Lelli said...

Like it? No, I LOVE it! She is so SWEET and I really LOVE the texture you added with the grass and sunbeams! Your composition is Perfect and your writing ~ I am jealous of how FAB it is! Wonderful creation Giovana!

Lucy Edmondson said...

This is gorgeous, Giovana!

Lucy x

mamablitger said...

Giovana... Your canvas is fabolous. I just love it !!! I'm so grateful that talented artists like you do share their lovely creations to inspire us !!! Thanks a lot for sharing.
Hugs from SPAIN

Tracy said...

Giovana beautiful work, love your background and she looks so pretty!!
Big hugs

Andiepants said...

I love all the texture and color here. Stunning work.