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Tweet Bird Mixed Media Collage

Experience the wonders of mixed media collage with this fun and whimsical project on canvas.

At a Glance:

#6183 Skill Level: Intermediate Time:
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supplies

Plaid ® Craft Stencils - Value Packs - Backgrounds

Number Needed: 1 $3.99 $2.00
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FolkArt ® Mixed Media Transparent Acrylic Soft Gel Paint - Indian Yellow, 2 oz.

Number Needed: 1 $0.00 $3.49
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FolkArt ® Mixed Media Transparent Acrylic Soft Gel Paint - Quinacridone Red, 2 oz.

Number Needed: 1 $0.00 $3.49
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FolkArt ® Mixed Media Transparent Acrylic Soft Gel Paint - Dioxazine Purple, 2 oz.

Number Needed: 1 $0.00 $3.49
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FolkArt ® Mixed Media Transparent Acrylic Soft Gel Paint - Prussian Blue, 2 oz.

Number Needed: 1 $0.00 $3.49
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FolkArt ® Mixed Media Transparent Acrylic Soft Gel Paint - Sepia, 2 oz.

Number Needed: 1 $0.00 $3.49
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FolkArt ® Mixed Media Opaque Acrylic Soft Gel Paint - White, 2 oz.

Number Needed: 1 $0.00 $3.49
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FolkArt ® Mixed Media Opaque Acrylic Soft Gel Paint - Permanent Green Light, 2 oz.

Number Needed: 1 $0.00 $3.49
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FolkArt ® Mixed Media Tools - Medium Foam Applicator

Number Needed: 1 $0.00 $1.99
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FolkArt ® Mixed Media Brushes - Brush Set

Number Needed: 1 $4.49 $2.85
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Mod Podge ® Paper - Matte, 8 oz.

Number Needed: 1 $0.00 $7.99
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instructions

Other Supplies

6" x 6" wooden canvas, Wooden bird applique, Scrapbook papers, Black & white text from magazine, Button, sequins or sticky rhinestones, Wire for hanging, Tracing paper, Pencil, Scissors, Water basin, Paper towels, Foam plate, Glue

Instructions

CANVAS

  1. Paint canvas top and sides with White opaque. Let dry.
  2. When dry, glue various text papers and musical score from download sheet.
  3. Thin the White paint with a little water and sponge paint over the papers. Lightly sponge other colors over the papers in various places. Let dry.
  4. Stencil dots in Green using the sponge in 2-3 random areas.
  5. Cut out flowers, tree branch and leaves out of scrapbook papers. Glue in place. Let dry.
  6. Using Dioxazine Purple and Prussian Blue, lightly sponge the canvas edges to give a distressed feel.

BIRD

  1. Lay the bird face down on the tracing paper. Trace around the bird's body shape. Flip the bird over, trace around the wing shape. Use these tracing to cut out your scrapbook paper shapes. Glue them in place on the wooden bird.
  2. Using the download sheet, cut out the crown from a thicker scrapbook paper.
  3. Edge the wing, bird body and crown by sponging Prussian Blue.
  4. Glue on the button eye, sequin necklace and sequin to crown tips.

ASSEMBLY

  1.  Hot glue the bird in place.
  2.  Attach the wire from two corners with hot glue.

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Important: Please be sure to thoroughly read the instructions for all products, paying particular attention to all cautions and warnings shown to ensure the proper and safe use of the product.

Copyright: All Rights Reserved. No part of this Project may be reproduced in any form without permission in writing, except for your personal use, except by reviewer, who may in reviewing this project, quote brief passages in a magazine or newspaper.

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