Sunday, November 24, 2013

Crackle canvas

 i've got a canvas to show you.  I used the Rick St.dennis digital stamp Fantasie

I had so much fun colouring the image, it's a bit of a puzzle but fun.

products used:
canvas (25 x 30 cm)
Rick St. Dennis Digital stamp Fantasie
 coloured pencils (I used Caran d'ache Luminance 6901)
Odourless mineral spririt, paper stump
baby whipes
black cardstock
old cloth
DECO ART products used:
Dazzling metallics paint color Copper
Americana Weathered Wood crackle medium
Americana acrylic paint colour lamp black
Metallic Lustres : Iced Espresso and Copper Kettle
Texture Crackle  neutral
Elegant Finish metallic glaze olde world patina

if you want to see step by step instuctions how the canvas was made , see Tuts and Comments blog here, but lot's of tutorials there aswell.
I will enter the following challenges
 image allready has a crown, so maybe I'm cheating :-)


  1. Wow, this is just stunning. The image looks hard to colour but you've made it look easy.

  2. This looks like some challenge in itself, but I expect very rewarding when finished. Well done.

  3. Wicked image you have used. It would make a great tattoo! Your crackling canvas looks amazing! Thanks for sharing your talent with Smudgy Antics :)

  4. Brilliant Monique. love the weathered wood bg. thanks for joining us at the octopode factory x

  5. Oh My! The canvas is beautiful. I can see why this image is a puzzle, lots going on and intertwined. But soooo wonderfully done. I am always just so in awe of all your wonderful coloring and background creativity. Thanks for joining us this challenge at Smudgy Antics. Shoni - DT

  6. Great work Mo, I love the effects you have created on the canvas.
    Thanks for sharing with us at Smudgy Antics

  7. Absolutely stunning Mo, love what you did with this gorgeous image, so detailed and intricate and simply divine! Thanks for playing with us over at Smudgy Antics and don't forget that the challenges are moving over to the Smeared and Smudged Forum starting Dec 1st :0)

  8. I could have sworn I commented on this before. A stunning canvas Mo. All that texture and glorious colour - it's to die for. Thank you for sharing your art with us at our last bloggy Smudgy Antics challenge

  9. this is such an awesome canvas! I love the texture and the crackle oh its great! then the your coloring is amazing a purple unicorn, blue fairy, pink have an awesome imagination! thanks for joining us at SA!