Hello BoBunny Fans! It's Irene here!. For today's Technique Tuesday post, I will share a very simple technique using gesso as a resist paint. I've created a canvas to demonstrate this technique.
I've used the fun and beautiful "Make A Splash" collection by BoBunny to create this canvas. This canvas is filled with textures and dimensions. Here are some details on it.
Now, let's move on to the step by step tutorial on how to create the background for this canvas using the gesso as resist technique.
Step 1) You will need some white gesso, a palette paint knife, a canvas and the "Under The Sea" stickable stencil. Put the stencil on top of the canvas and use a palette knife to apply some white gesso on top of it. To get a more dimensional and textured image, apply a generous amount of gesso. Let it dry completely.
Step 2) When the gesso is all dried, use a brush to apply some Pentart Lasur Outdoor and Indoor Paint on it. I've used the color olive for this step.
Step 3) Next, mist some BoBunny's frost glimmer spray on top of the canvas. While it is still wet, also mist some water over it to create some blending.
Step 4) For more depth, I've used a brush to add some Pentart Lasur Indoor and Outdoor paint (Ebony) in the middle of the canvas. Then, I've mist it again with water for blending.
Step 5) Use a wet tissue and light dab on the areas with white gesso. This will remove some of the paint on top of it. I did not remove all of the paint because I want a more natural blending look for this canvas. You can dry the whole canvas with a heating tool.
Step 6) For the last step, to create the dimensional shell on the bottom of the canvas, I've used a stencil from the "Under the Sea" stencil, a palette knife and some BoBunny Caribbean glitter paste. Put the stencil over the canvas and apply the glitter paste over it generously. You will have a nice sparkly dimensional shell when it is dry.
Patterned Paper: Make A Splash, Happy/Make A Splash
Stickers: Make A Splash Clear Stickers
Noteworthy: Make A Splash
Stamps: Life's A Beach
6 x 6 Paper Pad: Make A Splash
Dot Jewels: Aqua
Ink Pad: Licorice
Glimmer Spray: Frost
Glitter Paste: Caribbean
Stickable Stencils: Under the Sea
Tools: Flexible Paint Palette Knife
Lasur Indoor and Outdoor Paint: Olive, Ebony
Hope you all like this simple tutorial and have fun experimenting!