Thursday, April 26, 2012

Easy Recipe for texture on a canvas....

I just had to share this easy  and inexpensive way to add texture to a canvas , or paper.
Use a 3 to 1 ratio of gesso and baking soda, spread on canvas, heat till it bubbles....let cool, then stamp ...
I painted lots of layers using micas and acrylic paints...I used 1 main stamp as the focal image, and parts of other stamps for the outsides...I kept the rest simple since I felt this was very busy and it is for hubby, who finds I put way too much on my stuff LOL...

WARNING; this is a pic heavy post....

I am linking to The Stamp Man Challenge, which ask to use a shabby chic or a distressed style...

 Thanks for peeking...Have a great week-end my lovelies....xoxooxox


  1. fantastic background--thanks for the recipe!

  2. Awesome texture!

  3. Whoa, such an awesome technique, sounds like big fun! Love your texture, well done Gisèle!

  4. Sounds like a great technique. Your piece sure looks fantastic.

  5. I love all the pictures of the way this technique has created such fabulous textures Gisèle. Thanks for linking to The Stamp Man shabby chic/distressed challenge.
    hugs {brenda} xox

  6. Wow. How cool is that. Going to have to try that. Beautiful

  7. Thanks for sharing this wonderful technique Gisele! x


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