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Birds of a Feather Canvas

| Mixed Media,Other Craft Ideas

By Hobby Ideas

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Birds of a Feather Canvas | Hobbyideas
Here is a cute canvas inspiration using mixed media. Clay, Fevicryl Acrylic Colours, Fevciryl Water Based Glass Colours, Fevicol MR, Aluminium Foil and more come together to make this vacation DIY.

how to do it yourself

STEP 1:- Making the birds

Birds of a Feather Canvas - Step 1 | Hobbyideas

• Take a plastic bowl, Mix the Plaster Of Paris (POP) and Fevicol MR with little amount of water to make a thick batter.
• Take an A3 white paper draw three birds on it.
• Place an OHP sheet on the drawing and pour the POP batter in the shape of the bird, remove the excess batter neatly. Leave it to dry completely.
• Take the canvas board measuring 12” x 16” in size; draw the outline of similar bird on it.
• Remove the birds from the OHP after drying and stick it on the canvas with Fabric Glue. Let it dry.

STEP 2:- Cover the birds with aluminum foil

Birds of a Feather Canvas - Step 2 | Hobbyideas

• Take the silver foil and cover the birds by sticking the silver foil on it with Fabric Glue.
• Leave it to dry.

STEP 3:- Paint the birds

Birds of a Feather Canvas - Step 3 | Hobbyideas

• Draw the branches.
• Paint the background canvas of the birds along with the branches using Acrylic Colours Burnt Sienna 01, Lemon Yellow 11 and White 27.
• Draw the doodle design on the body of the birds and outline it with 3D Cone Outliner Non Sticky White 707 and Black 708. Let it dry. Paint the birds with doodle design using Water Based Glass Colours Tomato Red 851, Golden Yellow 852, Crystal Green 854, Pink 856, Ultramarine Blue 859 and Orange 860.
• Let it dry.

STEP 4:- Making the leaves

Birds of a Feather Canvas - Step 4 | Hobbyideas

• Take the Mouldit resin base and hardener; mix it thoroughly to make even dough. Take the dough roll it to make the medium thin slab with rolling pin. Let it get semi dry.
• Mark and cut about 40 small and medium sized leaves out of the slab. Let it dry completely.

STEP 5:- Painting the leaves

Birds of a Feather Canvas - Step 5 | Hobbyideas

• Paint the leaves with Water Based Glass Colours Golden Yellow 852 and Crystal Green 854.
• Let it dry completely.

STEP 6:- Placing and sticking the leaves

Birds of a Feather Canvas - Step 6 | Hobbyideas

• Stick the leaves on the tree branches randomly with Fabric Glue. Let it dry.
• Paint a simple doodle pattern on the leaves with 3D Cone Outliner Non Sticky White 707. Let it dry.

STEP 7:- Typography

Birds of a Feather Canvas - Step 7 | Hobbyideas

• Draw and paint the message on the top side of the canvas “Birds Of A Feather” with Acrylic Colours Black 02 and Coral Red 66.
• Let it dry completely.

you will need

Fevicryl Acrylic Colours Burnt Sienna 01, Black 02, Lemon Yellow 11, White 27, Coral Red 66, Fevicryl 3 D Cone Outliner Non Sticky White 707, Black 708, Fevicryl Water Based Glass Colours Kit, Fevicryl Mouldit, Fevicryl Fabric Glue, Fevicol MR, Fine Art Brushes, 12” X 16” Fine Art Canvas Board, Googly Eyes, Aluminum Foil, Plaster Of Paris (POP), Plastic Bowl, OHP Sheet, Pencil, Colour Palette, Rolling Pin, Water Container, Paper Cutter.

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