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By Shantha | Bangalore, Karnataka

Difficulty Level Beginner

Surprise your loved one with a unique handmade gift! Make a photo canvas using this tutorial.

how to do it yourself

STEP 1:-

MAKE YOUR PHOTO CANVAS - Step 1 | Hobbyideas

Select a photograph of your choice.

STEP 2:-

MAKE YOUR PHOTO CANVAS - Step 2 | Hobbyideas

Cut the photograph to the size of your canvas.

STEP 3:-

MAKE YOUR PHOTO CANVAS - Step 3 | Hobbyideas

Paste the photograph onto the canvas using Fevicol. Allow this to Dry.

STEP 4:-

MAKE YOUR PHOTO CANVAS - Step 4 | Hobbyideas

Use Fevicryl Acrylic paint to paint around the photograph. Cover the uncovered portion of the canvas using Acrylic paint. Fevicryl Acrylic black goes well with the photograph that I have chosen. Allow the paint to dry.

STEP 5:-

MAKE YOUR PHOTO CANVAS - Step 5 | Hobbyideas

Apply a layer of Modge Podge over the entire canvas. Allow this to dry.

STEP 6:-

MAKE YOUR PHOTO CANVAS - Step 6 | Hobbyideas

You can enhance your work by using Fevicryl 3D outliners.
I have used Fevicryl 3D outliner- Black to give a textured effect to the tree and the border for the canvas.

STEP 7:-

MAKE YOUR PHOTO CANVAS - Step 7 | Hobbyideas

An antique finish can be given around the photograph by working on the textured area.
With a Dry Flat brush an antique finish can be given to the border by using Fevicryl Acrylic Paint- Pearl Metallic Copper.

STEP 8:-

MAKE YOUR PHOTO CANVAS - Step 8 | Hobbyideas

Additionally, you can apply a coat of varnish over this to protect your work.
Your photo canvas is ready and you can use it to adorn any space in your house.

you will need

Fine Art stretched canvas, Fevicryl Sunflower Kit, Fevicol, Fine Art Round Brush, Fine Art Flat Brush, Fevicryl 3D outliner- Black, Fevicryl Pearl Metallic Copper, Modge Podge, Scissor, Photograph