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Wednesday, 2 April 2014

NATURE

Morning guys hope you are all enjoying the sunshine.

Once again I  have been playing with a canvas paints and some beeswax.

So here it is;

I have used old postage stamps which I have covered in beeswax.






INGREDIENTS.

8 BY 8 CANVAS.
GESSO.
MODGE PODGE.
EMBELLISHMENTS.
WASHERS FROM HUBBIES TOOL BOX.
LETTERS.
PAINTS AND SPRAYS.
OLD STAMPS.
BITS OF CHAINS.
TEXTURE PASTE.
MASKS.

ONCE I HAVE THE COLOR I WANT I THEN SPRAYED SOME WATER LEFT IT TO DRY AS I WANTED THE DROPLETS.  THEN ADDED SOME BEESWAX,THEN MOVED IT AROUND WITH MY HEAT GUN.

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35 comments:

Doreen said...

This is gorgeous Cheryl,fabulous design and colours.xxx

Sue said...

This is amazing Cheryl. I love all your detailing, the colours and textures are gorgeous.
hugs Sue xx

PinkyLisasInkyCrafts said...

Fantastic!! Love the colours. The texture and dimension is superb and I really like how you have kept the stamps uncoloured. Loads to look at and fall in love with

<3 & hugs
Lisa xxxx

Crafting Queen said...

Great canvas, love the colours.

Karen Gist said...

Another wonderful canvas Cheryl!!! Love the elephant in the corner xxx

Moira Gray said...

Gorgeous love the colours.

Moira xx

1CardCreator said...

Beautiful, looks like you are really loving these canvases! ~Diane

Linda Simpson said...

Another stunning Canvas Cheryl, love the dimension you have created with the embellishments and gorgeous colours. The stamps look fabulous!
Hugs
Linda xxx

Sue B said...

Oh Wow! this is gorgeous Cheryl… what beautiful colours and textures… I love the postage stamps… and the cute elephant… so many lovely details!
Thanks for joining us at Divas by Design for our 3rd Birthday!
Hope you are well hun
Hugs Sue B xx

Chrissy said...

Fantastic Cheryl...the colours are devine and so many wonderful embellies..lets just hope you dont get a leaky tap..boy!!.. will you be in trouble..lol..

luv CHRISSYxx

Faye Wynn-Jones said...

It's another fantastic project Cheryl. I love the colours and details too x

heidy said...

Looks fabulous Cheryl!!
XXX Heidy

Annette G said...

wonderful canvas Cheryl and of course I am totally loving those fab colours. Annette x

Silvia(Barnie) said...

A breathtaking canvas, love the colors.

rachel said...

a stunning canvas Cheryl - amazing colour and texture - just beautiful. With my DT hat on thanks for joining us at Imagination Crafts this month xx

Pam said...

Another gorgeous canvas Cheryl!!! Just love the colors you've used!!

Irene said...

Stunning canvas Cheryl, gorgeous colours and details!!!

xx Irene

Sandy said...

You are so dog gone good Cheryl - this looks wonderful. I would love to see how you do the bees wax. Bravo kid - absolutely glorious!
Sandy xx

Ira's Crea Corner said...

I'm always delighted to see one of your amazing canvases Cheryl, this one's a stunner, too! Awesome to use the old stamps! They make such fine embellies! Hugs, Ira x
Ira’s Crea Corner

Vicky said...

Totally awesome canvas sweetie the colour is absolutely gorgeous!!

Lotsa hugs Vicky xxx

Sherryn said...

magnificent. love the colours. sounds like you'll have to replenish hubbies toolbox for his b/day. lol.
have a nice weekend xx

aussie aNNie said...

COOL Cheryl, I think your imagination just runs wild when you make these as they are just full of gorgeousness and texture.xxxxx

Terry said...

Quite fabulous, Cheryl! Love the texture and all those embellishments. Don't think I have seen an elephant, but sure love it! Hugs!

Lia said...

Wow Cheryl, you are pleasing us with another beautiful canvas. As I said before: you're an artist!!
Nice weekend,
Lia xx

Heather said...

A stunning canvas Cheryl, wonderful technique and gorgeous colours - your images and elements are just fabulous!!!

hugs
Heather xx

Lori said...

This is gorgeous - love the postage stamps (I just got some really pretty stamps in the mail - you've inspired me)! Love the colors - this is a beautiful canvas!

Pop's Cards said...

Hi sweetie this is really gorgeous, love everything about it, hugs Pops x x x

Lynn Stevens said...

Great use of texture and color Cheryl, Reminds me I haven't used beeswax in eons. I need to pull out my melt pot.
Hugs Lynn

Avril Ann said...

Hi Cheryl and yeah I have found your blog again, following you on Bloglovin now so will not miss a thing from here on in...can I say before I get to business, thank you for visiting my blog from time to time, my friend, I truly appreciate you taking the time to do so....Love and Hugs from your Scottish Friend xxx


Now the Canvas, WOWSER, love all the textures, embellishments, colours, oh everything, Cheryl, want to thank you for sharing with us at Imagination Crafts this month, best of luck hun xxxx

Juls said...

ooooooh wow this is just stunning !!! Hugs Juls

Jackie said...

Wow, a wonderfully dimensional background, Cheryl, and the beeswax stamps are a nice contrast against it. Jx

Patricia said...

Oh! My! Word! this is amazing, I love the colours and all the wonderful texture.
I bought a canvas in hope I can rustle up enough courage to have a go at something similar.
Hugs

Patricia xx

Mirella said...

That's a fab project! And very inspiring for me personally, too, cause I am hoping to start some mixed media soon! Thanks for joining us at Divas by Design this week, hugs Mirella

Aunty Sue said...

wow this is stunning so creative and thanks for sharing with us at Divas by Design this week

lis-m said...

Hello Cheryl my lovely, how are you???
I love this, it must be a labour of love.
Thanks for joining us this month at My Mum's Craft Shop. Good luck!!! ..