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Thursday, 18 October 2012

Gothic Fragments canvas (posted by Claire)

Good morning, my project today is a canvas featuring the new Gothic Fragments stamps from Chocolate Baroque, combined with some old favourites from Curly Birds and Butterfly Poppy Collage

I've used acrylic paints for the background and then applied texture paste through a Crafters Workshop Template and brushed with mica powder for some sparkle. The butterflies are made from acetate, the image was stamped and embossed with gold embossing powder and I added glitter to the reverse of the image. 

The images of the window and the turrets from Gothic fragments and the birds from Curly birds were all stamped on tissue paper, embossed with gold WOW embossing powder and painted with twinkling H2os'. I applied them to the canvas with Matte Multimedium

To add a little more sparkle I created my own version of the encrusted jewel technique by sprinkling on   gold, violet and pearl Embossing powders, little star sequins and lots of glitter, I then heated from underneath to melt the embossing powder.

I really enjoyed making this canvas, hope you like it
Claire xx


  1. Oooh, that's gorgeous.

  2. Gorgeous Claire. What a beautiful canvas. Fantastic background and all these details, marvelous work.
    lovely greet

  3. Wow Claire this is stunning, beautiful colours and such a dreamy feel.

    Sue x

  4. Ooooh wonderful ! A stunning piece Claire!!

  5. An amazing technique with those sequins & embossing powders combined with the tissue & acetate. The whole of this just glows with decadence & that curly bird is delightful.
    Paula (PEP)

  6. oops - that should read curly birds plural.

  7. This is fabulous Claire I love the rich colours and all the embellishments

    Jackie x

  8. Gorgeous project Claire. Love how you have used the curly birds on this. Fabulous colours.
    Regards Florence x

  9. As I said on your own blog Claire, totally stunning and so much wonderful texture not to mention the lush colours.

    B x


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