December 20, 2014

Painting with Resin - Quickie Canvas!

I picked up a few of these wonderful wood plaques from the dollar store.
Bloom resin plaqueI mixed up resin for another project and didn't need all of it, so I immediately grabbed this wood canvas and mixed the resin with pigments. In some areas I poured it thicker.  I poured it directly onto the wood and let it run about.
I also 'wrote' out "Bloom" with 18 gauge copper wire and used it to form the stem and pot for the button flowers.  
The buttons were given a coat of resin, too.
For the matte areas I dry-brushed chalky finish paint and also around the edges.
bloom resin plaque

I gave the entire piece a quick coat of resin spray as a finishing touch.


and...........it's ready to hang up!

Supplies: 

Envirotex Lite®
Castin' Craft pigments, red, blue, orange, yellow
Castin' Craft Resin Spray, clear gloss
18 gauge copper wire
mica flakes
Americana® Decor™ Chalky Finish paint, Primitive, Escape
wood buttons

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3 comments:

  1. This is very pretty Roberta! I am inspired by your techniques and appreciate seeing them blended into a great design. Love how you incorporated the wire sentiment!

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