I created this wall canvas using all the teeny weeny itty bits and pieces that were lying around on my work table.
I had lots of tiny bits of string, paper punch left overs, offcuts, card I’d cut and trimmed on my table and general bits of crap! Usually I would toss the lot in the bin as the bits were far too small to do anything with.
This time instead of throwing them away I glued all the bits to a canvas to see what kind of texture they would give.
Once the glue was dry I painted over with a layer of gesso and added a few spots of crackle paint and left it to dry.
I then painted the whole thing in a wash of purple and pink acrylic paint, to make a wash I put the paint on the canvas then spray a lot of water onto the paint using a spritzer spray. This waters the acrylic paint right down and enables you to create a more transparent covering.
I added highlights using violet interference medium untill I was happy with how it looked.
Here it is below:
Close ups of texture: