I have been staring at these gesso covered canvases for about a week now. Stephanie from Homegrown Hospitality has fantastic doodle classes online. You can also get a lot of inspiration just from reading her blog. Anyway, I decided to create my little doodle cards onto the big 16x20 canvases.
So I went to AC Moore and tried to match the colors I used on the card with paints. I painted my background and because I am not a patient person I used my heat gun to dry them.
Next I drew lightly, with a pencil, my flowers all around the brown area. Next came the filling in of the areas. It took a long time to paint, dry, repaint, layer, dry....... each canvas. Then I took a sharpie and puff paints and added the little outlines and details.
Note: Don't buy the REAL cheap acrylic paint! They don't cover really well and you will have to repaint the areas over and over!
Here are the finished pieces!
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