This Months More Than Words Challenge is to get messy and use the word Imagine. Boy can I get messy.That was easy. So I decided to mess around on a black canvas and see what happens.

So I started but finding the right words. I recently remodeled our kitchen and I have all the old handles and gadgets so I thought I might use them today.

I was going to use all three but changed my mind and only went with one focal point of the piece.

I finally get to play with the new 7 Dots Home grown collection, and to think I tore it up right way. I must be nuts. 😉

I adhered the layers with some gel and dried.

I used the wonky half tones stencil to add some more black to the composition.

I stamped some stars on the background and sealed the first layer with some gloss finish. I then painted my goods with some black gesso and started to put it all together.

I added a layer of white gesso, not wanting to cover it all, just a light layer.

It looks messy. 

I sprayed and then sprayed some more. I wanted to still be able to see the paper collection, I added some subtle splatters.

It wa still missing something so I added a little jute to give it altitude more texture.

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Art Advantage Canvas 8×10.

Prima: Art Basic Heavy Body Gel, 3D Gloss Gel, Heavy Gesso Black, Heavy Gesso White.

7Dots Studios: Home  Grown 6×6 paper pack, Home Grown Clear Stamp, Lost & Found Halftone Mask.

Inks/Sprays: Dylusions Black Marble, Stlate Grey, Lindy’s Stamp Gang Starburst Black Orchid Silver, Kaiser Mists Pink, 13@rts Ayeeda Ink Silver.

Other: May Arts Jute Pink, Art Minds Decretive Appliqués


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10 Responses to Imagine

  1. Lydia G says:

    Love seeing the whole process of this canvas come together. Gorgeous.

  2. valiakat says:

    What a stunning piece! Thank you for playing with us at More than Words!

  3. Awesome background work!
    thanks for playing with us at More Than Words!

  4. Oh, I loved to see your creative process in photos! A fabulous canvas!! Thank you for ‘getting creatively messy’ with us at More Than Words!

  5. Pam Ellis says:

    What a delightful canvas! Love how you used black refreshing change! Really enjoyed watching the process unfold! Thanks for playing along at MTW! 🙂

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