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Chopping board with mixed media

| Mixed Media

By Hobby Ideas

Difficulty Level Expert

How cool is this mixed media rendition of cute little birdies in a town on this chopping board! Make this one for your cozy corner to add a dash of quirkiness.


how to do it yourself

STEP 1:- Source the base

Chopping board with mixed media - Step 1 | Hobbyideas

• We are going to make a mixed media design using water tap, things from scrap, corrugated sheet and paper birds on a wooden chopping board
• Take the wooden chopping board.

STEP 2:- Create the texture on the background

Chopping board with mixed media - Step 2 | Hobbyideas

• Create the texture on the board with 3 D Outliner White 707 using painting knife.
• Keep it aside for drying completely.

STEP 3:- Paint the base

Chopping board with mixed media - Step 3 | Hobbyideas

• Paint the chopping board with a shade of patina metal look using Acrylic Colour Teal Blue 68 and Acrylic Colour Pearl Metallic Bronze 355.
• Let it dry

STEP 4:- Make newspaper birds

Chopping board with mixed media - Step 4 | Hobbyideas

• Take news paper, crumple it to make the basic shape of the bird.
• Cover it first with white paper and then with the strips torn from old magazines using Fabric Glue for sticking.
• Let it dry completely.

STEP 5:- Paint the tap

Chopping board with mixed media - Step 5 | Hobbyideas

• Take a water tap; rub the tap with a polish paper. When you will paint the tap the colour will stay on it.
• Apply the coat of the Fevicol MR on the rough su rface of the tap. Let it dry.
• Paint the tap by giving a patina metal look using Acrylic Colour Teal Blue 68 and Acrylic Colour Pearl Metallic Bronze 355.
• Leave it to dry completely.

STEP 6:- Assembly

Chopping board with mixed media - Step 6 | Hobbyideas

• Take a corrugated Sheet, scrap material, nut and bolts and paint with the similar shade of patina metal look using Acrylic Colour Teal Blue 68 and Acrylic Colour Pearl Metallic Bronze 355. Let it dry.
• See the arrangement on the chopping board before sticking.
• Refer to the image.

STEP 7:- Finishing

Chopping board with mixed media - Step 7 | Hobbyideas

• Arrange and stick the painted tap, corrugated sheet, scrap material, nut bolts and the birds aesthetically on the painted chopping board using Fabric Glue and little amount of the Mouldit to fix it.
• Leave it to dry completely.

you will need

Fevicryl Acrylic Colours Black 02, Teal Blue 68 And Fevicryl Acrylic Colour Pearl Metallic Bronze 355, Fevicryl 3D Outliner White 707, Fevicryl Mouldit, Fevicryl Fabric Glue, Fevicol MR, Fine Art Brushes, Wooden Chopping Board, News Paper, White Paper, Old Used Magazine, Scrap Material, Nut- Bolts, Used Plastic Water Tap, Scissors, Painting Knife, Colour Palette, Water Container

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