Hello my crafty friends (:o)
I had a huge space of blanc wall in my tv room, which needed a focal point and i thought a simply clock will be too small and look a bit lost. I decided to create a big time - themed canvas and incorporated a clock.
Supplies: DecoArt Americana Acrylic Paint: Milk Chocolate, Pebble, Antique White and Gingerbread, Duraclear Matt Varnish, DecoArt Traditions Artist Acrylic Paint Quinacridone Gold
and Faux Finish
1 x Canvas ( 70 cm x 40 cm), 1 x Canvas 20 x 20, 8 x Canvas Panels 5 x 5
Wood Letters, Wood Gears, Clock stencils, Clock stamps, Distress Embossing Powder
Tea Dye, Archival ink black, Clock - work mechanism, Sticky numbers
Step by Step
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I started painting the wood letters and i used the same colour range with all pieces
Next step was stamping some letters...
..and some others got some paint splatters. I also used a wash of Decoart Traditions Artist Acrylic Paint Quinacridone Gold on top, for a more grungy look. The letters are sealed with Matt Varnish
Then the canvas panels where painted
I used stencils.....
...stamped with Archival ink and applied a wash of Quinacridone Gold. Used the Archival ink around the edges and Matt Varnish on top.
Next was the 20 x 20 canvas
The canvas was painted with Antique White and i used Milk Chocolate with a clock stencil. I also drybrushed a border
The biggest canvas was painted with Pebbles.
The next four pictures show you how i'm using a stencil. The paint was applyed with a small brush
Next was to figure out my layout and where to paint more clocks
I've painted the wood gears and embellishments with Milk Chocolate in between and used Distress Embossing Powder on top while the paint on the canvas was drying
Another clock stencil on the big canvas
...and also a wash with Quinacridone Gold on top. Sealed with Faux Finish and used the Archival ink around the edges.
Then i've placed the clock - work mechanism to the back of the smaller canvas.
I needed to stretch the canvas because the weight of the clock
Glued a metal gear to the middle part. Decided to use one more clock stencil. Sealed with Faux Finish and mounted the handles
Arranged all my pieces and glued all of them to the canvas with a hotglue gun.
Finally decorated with some sticky numbers
The biggest canvas has a hole in the back to change the battery
I'm really excited about your appreciated comments (:o)
Have a nice weekend