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Marks Canvas by NK Studios


From Stampendous:
NKCRS06 Cling Marks Set
FREG043 Aged Green Embossing Enamel
FREG024 Aged Gold Embossing Enamel
VM001 Versamark Watermark Ink by Tsukineko

Soft Body Acrylics by Liquitex®
Matte Gel Medium by Liquitex®
Nails and zinc washers
Zip Dry™ Paper Glue by Beacon Adhesives


  1. For texture use Marks stamps with Versamark Watermark ink onto canvas and heat emboss with Aged Embossing Enamels.
  2. Paint base color on canvas.
  3. Splatter thinned paint around canvas and let dry or use heat tool.
  4. Use a makeup sponge to load paint onto Marks stamps and stamp onto canvas.
  5. Sprinkle Aged Gold embossing enamel in a circle on canvas and heat set from the back side.
  6. Paint red circle over glass bead medium adding more if desired.
  7. Hammer a row of nail with a washer across bottom of canvas.
  8. Ink nail and washers with Versamark Watermark ink and emboss with Aged Embossing Enamel.

Watch Nathalie creating with n*Studio Stamps here —

Industrial Canvas by Andy Skinner

Supplies:Industrial Canvas_AS_800

From Stampendous:
ASCRS03 Cling Industrial Set
MEM01 Tuxedo Black Memento Stamp Pad

Paper Ephemera
Canvas Board
DecoArt Paints and Matte Varnish


  1. Base coat canvas with desired color of DecoArt acrylic paints.
  2. Add layers of additional paint colors until satisfied with background of canvas.
  3. Collect ephemera pieces and  tear randomly to size arranging on canvas. Use Matte Varnish to glue pieces in place.
  4. Stamp Scratch, Rust and Peeled Paint stamps over gathered ephemera with black ink.

Check out Andy Skinner’s YouTube Video here for some of his Mixed Media tips and techniques! (P.S. this video was recorded in the high energy environment of the Craft and Hobby Association Trade Show. If you find it difficult to hear, the video has been closed captioned for your convenience!)

The Look Canvas by Pam Hornschu


From Stampendous:
CRS7005 Cling The Look
CRN253 Cling Color Outside
CP750 Circles Creative Palette
EJS07 Spoonful of Confetti
GS400 Spray/Splatter Bottle
SSH57 Jumbo Perfectly Clear Acrylic Handle
VM001 Versamark from Tsukineko®

Electric Yellow, Electric Orange, and Electric Pink Radiant Neon Reinkers from Tsukineko®
Rich Cocoa Memento from Tsukineko®
Sponge Dauber from Tsukineko®
Vellum from Core’dinations
Fast Finish Decoupage and Zip Dry from Beacon Adhesives®
Copic Sketch Markers
Gesso from Grumbacher
8 “ square canvas
Poetry page
¾” flat paint brush
Can of air
Zip Dry™ Paper Glue by Beacon Adhesives


  1. Brush a coat of gesso over entire canvas and poetry page. Let dry.
  2. Place drops of Radiant Neon Reinkers on Creative Palette. Spritz with water. Apply can of air over inks to move colors to cover entire circle palette.
  3. Place canvas slightly off center on top of inked palette. Lift straight up, and set aside to dry.
  4. Use sponge dauber to apply Versamark randomly over colored area and off towards the edges. Sprinkle with Spoonful of Confetti. Heat from underneath for a few seconds before transferring to the top of canvas, until all elements are melded into each other.
  5. Stamp image with cocoa ink on poetry page. Color and shade with markers. Tear around edges.
  6. Ink small dots image from Creative Palette set with cocoa ink, and stamp onto canvas randomly. Hint: Place a thick acrylic block behind canvas for more stability when stamping.
  7. Brush a small amount of Fast Finish over canvas, moving quickly to keep from smearing inks. Place torn colored image on top of wet Fast Finish. Brush more over the surface, and set aside to dry.
  8. Stamp flower image in cocoa ink three times on vellum. Turn over, and color loosely on the back. Cut out, cutting into some petals and spiraling into the center on one. Brush flowers with Fast Finish. As they start to curl, encourage the curling by shaping them into a stack with plenty of dimension. Adhere to canvas.

Hummingbirds Canvas by Pam Hornschu


From Stampendous:
CRS5072 Cling Hummingbirds
DCS5072 Hummingbirds Die Set
CRS5073 Cling Jumbo Filigree
P249 Cling Vintage Note
SSH57 Jumbo Perfectly Clear™ Acrylic Handle
FRC18 Teal Color Fragments
FRC19 Amethyst Color Fragments
FRC20 Lime Color Fragments
FRG14C Royal Purple Frantage Glass Glitter
FRM01 Frantage Pearlized Mica Fragments


Tsukineko Stone Gray StazOn
Copic Markers (V06, V09, V15, BG15, BG49, C3, C5, C7, G12, G14, G17)
Dreamweaver Stencils Pearlescent and Crackle Embossing Pastes
Beacon Adhesives Zip Dry
Fast Finish
May Arts ¾” Aqua Velvet Corduroy Ribbon
Yellow Green and Cerulean Blue acrylic tube paint
12 inch square canvas
tissue paper
white paper flowers
Spray bottle with water


  1.  Mix a small amount of Pearlescent Embossing Paste and tube paint to achieve desired background color. Spritz small amount of water to thin slightly. Spray canvas with water, and brush-apply mixed paste. Set aside to dry. Brush some over two paper flowers and set aside to dry.
  2.  When dry, ink various stamps from filigree set and hummingbird set, and stamp over canvas in gray ink. Note: place acrylic blocks behind canvas for stability and a clean image.
  3. Using stencil/template from Hummingbird set, paste-emboss one hummingbird on canvas with Dreamweaver Crackle Paste. Let dry until crackled. Color over top with Copic markers.
  4. Stamp flowers and leaves with gray on tissue paper. Color with Copic markers. Tear around edge of design. Brush small amount of Fast Finish over area to place flower/tissue. Place colored tissue down on the wet surface. Brush another thin layer carefully over the tissue piece to seal and adhere to the canvas. Apply a light coat over entire canvas as well.
  5. Sprinkle Color Fragments and Mica flakes over wet Fast Finish. Let dry.
  6. Adhere ribbon border on canvas.
  7. Layer flowers and adhere to canvas with FabriTac. Add a bit of glue in center and sprinkle with Glass Glitter.
  8. Die cut hummingbirds from gauze paper. Ink around edges. Adhere to canvas with Zip Dry.

PenPattern Owl Canvas by Lea Kimmel

PenPattern Owl Canvas by Lea KimmelSupplies:

From Stampendous:
P230 PenPattern Owl
Memento™ Tuxedo Black Ink by Tsukineko®

Solar White Classic Crest™ Cover Stock by Neenah®
Leafless Tree Stencil by Dreamweaver Stencils©
Canvas Board 4×6 by Artist’s Loft™
After Midnight, Slate Grey, & Lemon Zest Dylusion’s™ Sprays
1 3/8″ Circle Punch by EK Success®
Removeable Adhesive by Tombow®
Weathered Wood, Faded Jeans, Stormy Sky, Tumbled Glass, Broken China, Aged Mahogany, Worn Lipstick, Barn Door, Fired Brick, Victorian Velvet, Spun Sugar, Peeled Paint, Forest Moss, Shabby Shutters, Wild Honey, Vintage Photo, Tea Dye, Dried Marigold, Tattered Rose, Rusty Hinge, Spiced Marmalade, Chipped Sapphire, Dusty Concord, Milled Lavender, Mustard Seed, Scattered Straw, & Black Soot Distress Markers™ by Ranger®
Zip Dry™ Paper Glue by Beacon Adhesives®
Cosmetic Sponge


  1. Stamp image onto canvas and onto paper.
  2. Cut out stamped image on paper to create a mask.
  3. Punch circle to create a mask for the moon.
  4. Add removable adhesive to both masks and place owl mask over owl and circle mask in upper right corner of canvas.
  5. Spritz on blue and gray sprays and mix with fingertips onto canvas, heat with heat gun to dry.
  6. Remove mask for moon and dip a q-tip in yellow spray and apply to canvas, be sure to slightly extend into blue/gray to create a halo around the moon.
  7. Place stencil on left side of canvas and, using a cosmetic sponge, stencil tree branches onto canvas, repeat the process for the right side of the canvas but move the stencil down a little lower.
  8. Remove mask for owl and draw a “branch” on left side of canvas extending off the edge so image isn’t floating.
  9. Color image with markers.