Love Mixed Media DIY Canvas Art

Love mixed media canvas

What You'll Need:

Artist’s Canvas
Printed Tissue Paper
Mod Podge
2 Colors Acrylic Paint
Plastic Art Pallet Knife
Modeling Compound
Paper Punches
Scrapbook Paper
Black Acrylic Paint
Small Paint Brush
Low Temperature Glue Gun
Darice® Love Decal

Courtesy of Darice®
Difficulty Level: Intermediate
Approximate Time: 2 Hours (Not Including Dry Time)

How to Make a Love Mixed Media DIY Canvas Art


This Love Mixed Media DIY Canvas Art is a romantic touch to any room in your home. It’s simple to customize this canvas to fit any style of decor, plus even a crafting novice can create it!
 
  • 1 Apply tissue paper to canvas

    Apply the tissue paper to the canvas with Mod Podge. Let dry overnight.

  • 2 Wipe canvas

    Wipe canvas with a watered down solution of 1 part paint to 2 parts water. The tissue paper print should still show through the paint. Let dry completely.

  • 3 Apply paint

    Apply paint to the canvas using the pallet knife. Let dry completely.

  • 4 Apply modeling compound

    Apply modeling compound to the canvas using the pallet knife. Let dry completely.

  • 5 Punch flowers

    Use the paper punch to punch flowers from the scrapbook paper.

  • 6 Attach flowers

    Attach the flowers to the canvas using hot glue.

  • 7 Paint stems

    Use black acrylic paint to paint stems for the flowers.

  • 8 Rub on decal

    Rub on the Darice® Love decal. Seal the decal with Mod Podge for a secure adhesion.