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Name Plate On Canvas

| Mixed Media

By Hobby Ideas

Difficulty Level Beginner

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.

 

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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