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| Mixed Media

By Shantha | Bangalore, Karnataka

Difficulty Level Intermediate

Vacations call for activities and a lot of fun.
How about sitting down one silent evening, with a cup of coffee while you paint with it?

how to do it yourself

STEP 1:-

COFFEE PAINTING - Step 1 | Hobbyideas

Trace a design of your choice onto the canvas using carbon sheet.

STEP 2:-

COFFEE PAINTING - Step 2 | Hobbyideas

Work on the outline of the design by using Fevicryl 3D cone outliner: Burnt Sienna. Allow this to dry.

STEP 3:-

COFFEE PAINTING - Step 3 | Hobbyideas

Make coffee paint by mixing a portion of coffee powder and fabric glue. For a darker shade, you can increase the amount of coffee powder in the mixture. For a lighter shade, add a little water to the mixture.
Work on the canvas and fill up the design by using this mixture/paint. Allow this to dry.

STEP 4:-

COFFEE PAINTING - Step 4 | Hobbyideas

For the design that I have selected which is that of a snowy evening, I have sprayed Fevicryl Acrylic white paint using a tooth brush to give the effect of snow.

STEP 5:-

COFFEE PAINTING - Step 5 | Hobbyideas

Apply a coat of varnish to seal the paint.

you will need

Fine Art Canvas Board, Fevicryl 3D Cone Outliner Burnt Sienna, Fevicryl Fabric Glue, Fevicryl Acrylic Colour White, Fine Art Round Brush 5, Pencil, Yellow Carbon Sheet, Design sheet, Coffee Powder, Varnish