Thursday, February 23, 2012

Birthday Canvas


Layers of paint, tissue, stenciling and collage came together to make this 10 x 10 commission.  Between glitterhouses and stitching, I haven't worked on a canvas in a while and I really enjoyed this piece.


The design in the foreground was created using a paper doily as a stencil.  The doily along with embossing paste was used to create this look.  You might notice the diamond pattern stencil in the background; that's my other favorite stencil. 
 

A little bit of sketching on the rose helped define the edges.