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Tuesday, 19 September 2017

Mini Forest canvas

Hi there friends,
It's Pooja here once again! Welcome to you all at my blog. I am here today with my new mixed media project which I have made for itsy bitsy as my DT project. I love to draw inspiration for my craft projects from nature and I really enjoy doing it a this time, I thought I would bring you a mixed media on those lines. I hope you find it interesting and inspirational and get motivated to do something of your own.
Here is a picture of my completed project

This is how I did it.

  1. I have used a canvas as a base and  I have pasted a piece of cardboard to increase the width towards the lower end so that it gets a broader base to stand. After that I pasted some rags (any waste fabric pieces) on the canvas base as shown in picture

2. I have used white ceramic puffy paint for creating the lines over these fabric stripes.
3. When it was completely dry, I sprayed the base with difference shades of Color Splash. The shades I used were Lime, Ocean Mist, Mocha and  Charcoal. Direct link of these colours  are given below so that you can check them out. I love these colours because they are so vibrant and beautiful!!

4. I built up the colours again  and  again until I was satisfied with the results.
5. To make  the cave, I used a mini canvas as base. I cut a piece of paper to make the depth of the cave and used some papers to make rocks.  I simply rolled the paper to give it the shape of rocks.

6. I painted the cave with Mocha, Charcoal and Llime Colour Splash.
7. Now it's time for assembling all things and get it into shape... I have used some stones  and sand to give my project a natural look.
8. I pasted a pieces of fabric to make a natural looking river. For that I pasted a piece of hard paper underneath the fabric to make it stiff and puffed....all that adds to the dimension/ 3D look and help you get more realistic effects!

9. I used Lime color splash to color some cheese cloth because I wanted to use them as grass and moss. Added some flowers, chipboard shapes and animal cutouts here and there as a final touch.
So here are some more close up pictures..........

I hope to have inspired you and will be very happy if you try out something like this. Keep watching this space because its a great way to learn and enjoy crafting!!
Thank you so much... don't forget to come back for my next post
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  1. So detailed and beautiful . Are the deer stamps?

    1. Thank u so much for ur appreciation yes this is a deer stamp image

  2. This is so beautiful! I love all the colors and detail.

  3. Mini canvas idea its Super and all other details too. Beautifully done

    1. Thank you so much @suzna glad that you like it☺

  4. Fantastic mixed media canvas and such lovely details! :)
    Thanks for sharing your creations with us at Creative Fingers
    PS: I got a xmas blogcandy on my blog if you wanna join in!
    ♥ DT Tindaloo

  5. Wonderful creation Pooja! The scene you've created is adorable and I love all the details.
    Thanks for joining us at Simon Says Stamp Wednesday Challenge
    Mandy xx

    1. Thank you so much @mandy for your appreciation ☺

  6. A beautiful work of art, I love how you have created this piece..the colours are gorgeous..
    Thank you so much for joining us at Rhedd's Creative Spirit this month..x

    1. Thank you so much for ur appreciation glad that you like it☺

  7. What a wonderful and creative project Pooja! So many textures and colors - and a beautiful waterfall in the verdant forest! thanks for joining us in the A Vintage Journey Challenge! Julia xx

  8. I love this little woodland scene - again you've created wonderful textures throughout, and I loved how you made the opening in the tree for the stream to run through. Thanks so much for joining us on A Vintage Journey.
    Alison x

  9. Wow! Very beautiful and so much work on it!!! Thanks for joining us at Mixed Media & Art.

  10. So creative and well done!
    Thank you for joining us at Mixed Media & Art!
    Hugs Katja

  11. spectacular!!!
    all inspiring!
    thanks for playing with us at MMP!

    1. Thank you so much do glad that you like it,😘

  12. Amazing!
    Thank you for joining as at Mixed Media Place!

  13. Wow!! Absolutely amazing project! Thank you for playing along with us at Mixed Media Place :)