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Tip:
• When heated, embossing powder may “melt” or absorb into canvas surface; even though it isn’t raised, it will still function as a resist for applying water-based coloring mediums.
• When watercoloring, apply color lightly and intensify as you work; it’s much easier to add more than take away color.
• Try metallic embossing powders for a different look!

Suggested Materials:
H5719 Wise Bird
VC250 Versamark Ink
AF234 Navy Mid-Tone Shadow Ink
MW016 Blush Dual Tip Markers
MW019 Sea Dual Tip Markers
PS620 Blush Layering Paper
PS623 Sea Layering Paper
PS609 Eggshell Layering Paper
PW200 Embossing Gun
PW110 White Embossing Powder
MW012 Aqua-Flo Brush
CH165 White & Cream Art Flowers
CH266 Blush Dots

Video: Embossing on Canvas
By Julie Ebersole

Heat emboss onto canvas, then use water-based markers and a water brush to paint the image with soft hues.


Instructions:
Watch Julie's video below for a complete how-to. (Click the fullscreen button in the lower right to see it larger.)

Here's a recap of the instructions:

  1. White emboss bird on a Sticky-back Canvas ATC.
  2. Water color bird and fray edges of ATC and mount to scrap card stock for stability; attach a metal eyelet at top.
  3. 3D mount patterned paper and decorative punched strip to a top-folding card made from Powder Layering Paper.
  4. 3D mount ATC over top of patterned papers as shown.
  5. Embellish card front as shown with Art Flowers, a thr.eaded button and Blush Dot.
  6. Stamp greeting with Navy ink onto scrap of Eggshell Card stock, trim out and mount in place, tucking under flower.