Mixed Media Collages

Collage canvases are a great way to express yourself and add a pop of color and design to your surroundings. Check out Google images for calacas to use as your focal point. Keep in mind, most images are copyrighted, but you can use them as long as you don’t sell them!

Supplies:
Blank canvas
Crafty Chica Tango Fabric Markers
Aleene’s Collage Pauge
Tissue Paper
Assorted images, stencils, stamps
Crafty Chica Paints

Directions:
1. Write a poem, phrase, or random words on the canvas.
2. Coat with a layer of decoupage medium and add a layer of tissue paper, add a coat over the that. Let dry.
3. Add images, stenciled designers, stamped words.
4. Add glitter accents if desired.

TIP: Add painted designs to highlight certain areas.

Peace, love, and glitter!
Kathy 🙂

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Love & light,


One Response

  1. thanks for this! i was trying to think of a good background for my willy wonka halloween door decorations, so i used your tissue paper idea. doesn’t look nearly as awesome as yours, but cool, nonetheless!

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