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Sunday, November 19, 2017

It's A New Day... Creating A Mixed Media Canvas Using Stencils

What a beautiful Sunday to be sharing this mixed media canvas I created using my stencils for today's Stencil Sunday over at STAMPlorations.  This is a piece I made for myself using modeling paste and paints through a few different stencils. 
I started by collaging some inky paper towels to my canvas (remembering to use a matte medium so the following layers will stick)  and then softening the background with a layer of white gesso.
I then created a focal point using the Happy Flowers stencil with some Liquitex light modeling paste, and once this had dried, added more paint layers in different colors through more stencils until I felt like I was done.
I used some wax paper as a mask over top of the flowers to protect them from the paint, and I redefined the main image again by using some fine-tipped markers to outline it.  And finally I added gold accents using both gold foil and gold paint.
One of the reasons I love mixed media so much are the rich textures and colors that are created on the finished piece as you go through the process, each step creating another layer, but still allowing all those previous layers to peek through.

So that's it for this month's Stencil Sunday inspiration, I do hope you enjoyed my sharing today.  And if you do feel inspired to create using your stencils consider linking up your project to this month's Mixed Media Challenge over at STAMPlorations where it is always Anything Goes except a card and you use a stencil, any stencil.  Go HERE for all the details...

AS always, thank you for popping in today to see what I am up to and please do leave  me a comment if you like what you are seeing!

Lynne Mizera
for the STAMPlorations Mixed Media Design Team

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STAMPlorations Products Used On This Project:

Happy Flowers Stencil
Dots All Over Stencil
Plaid Maker Stencil
New Beginnings Stamp


  1. Wow, Lynne! This is gorgeous. I especially like the gold touches, and the glorious textures, Jo x

  2. Love all the layering and the gorgeous colours and texture. Such an inspirational piece...Thank you x


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