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Name Plate On Canvas | Mixed Media

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Difficulty Level Beginner
Name Plate On Canvas  | Hobbyideas

Want to make your own name plate, how about using some shells and paints. Arrange the shells in an arrangement of your choice or create a butterfly form like we have done. Write your name or a message that you can gift to your loved ones.

 

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how to do it yourself

STEP 1

Take a canvas board measuring 9" x 12" in size

STEP 2

Give a base coat of Soft Acrylic Colour - Chrome Yellow on the canvas
You may give 2 - 3 coats and use a sponge for dabbing the colour
Leave it to dry

STEP 3

Decide the placement of the butterflies and write the name lightly on the painted canvas

STEP 4

Stick the shells using No Stitch Fabric Glue
Let it dry
Sponge dab some colour on the shells in a gradation and draw the antennas for the butterfly in Acrylic - Black

STEP 5

Colour the name, grass and the flowers using appropriate Acrylic Colours.
Let it dry

you will need

Fevicryl Soft Acrylic Colours - Black 202, Chrome Yellow 203, Crimson 204, Golden Yellow 209, Light Green 212, Sap Green 216, White 227, Fevicryl No Stitch Fabric Glue, Fine Art Brushes, Canvas Board 9

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