‘Texture’ Challenge at Country View Challenges

This month the theme for our challenge at Country View Challenges is ‘Texture’. I have created a beautiful canvas with a faux rusted effect, very tactile and full of visual interest.

I began by masking off a circle in the centre of my canvas and applying ExpandIt with a palette knife. When heated this creates a bubbly textured surface.

I then gave this a coat of acrylic paint: Quinacridone Gold, and Quinacridone Burnt Orange.

Next I added a wash of Cobalt Turquoise Hue to tone down the brightness and deepen the shadows.

Metallic Lustre in various colours adds a rusted, oxidised effect, and highlights the texture.

I heat embossed a resin face with a couple of coats of Baked Texture in Chunky Rust.

Gel medium holds the face in the centre.

Please pop over to the Country View Challenges blog and join in with us for a chance to win £20 to spend in the Country View Crafts shop.

Useful Links

Country View Challenges Blog – a new challenge on the 1st of every month with inspiration throughout the month

Country View Crafts Shop Blog – project ideas and techniques

Country View Crafts Shop – a wide range of crafting products at great prices with free UK delivery on all orders

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